Duinhelm

05 August 2022

Duinhelm
Ostende, Belgium

Duinhelm is a private organization for people with mental and/or physical disabilities. The Duinhelm mission is to put people with
disabilities on the map and let them participate in society in a normal way. To achieve this, Duinhelm has started two restaurants where
disabled people have the opportunity to receive training and employment. Lisette, a restaurant started in 2018, serves soups and specials, whilst Lucien, started in 2019, is a salad bar and take-away. Together the restaurants serve approximately 130 meals per day and try to make use of local and sustainable ingredients.

LOOKING AHEAD:

Duinhelm is now focusing on stimulating cooperation between stakeholders that can help support their vision (combining), increase their visibility and develop a robust financial strategy (maturing). Duinhelm dreams to have a bigger restaurant which they can also renovate to make it as accessible as possible for people with disabilities.

 

More Information:
Website: www.duinhelm.be
Contact Person: Saskia Verelst
Email: [email protected]

 

Info about the Innovators and the Innovation portraits Catalogue

FoodSHIFT 2030 aims to launch an ambitious citizen-driven transition of the European food system towards a low carbon circular future, including a shift to less meat and more plant based diets. This transition is necessary in order to address the pressing challenges for food and nutrition security, contribute to the EU commitment of reducing GHG emissions by at least 40% by 2030, and revitalize urban-rural linkages and partnerships.

To do so, it establishes FoodSHIFT Accelerator Labs for maturing, combining, upscaling and multiplying existing food system innovations across nine front-runner city-regions. In turn these innovations contribute to the FoodSHIFT vision.

An Innovation Catalogue called “Innovation Portraits” was created to snapshot each of the Food Innovations connected with each of the FoodSHIFT Accelerator Labs (FALs) across the 9 city regions.

Info about the Innovation Portraits Catalogue

The Innovation Catalogue will snapshot each of the Food Innovations connected with each of the FoodSHIFT Accelerator Labs (FALs) across the 9 city regions. Each FAL has a dedicated innovation focus and each chapter will present innovation cases from a particular FAL. For each of the innovations presented, a snapshot of the innovation concept and purpose will be given, alongside the key impacts the innovation has in relation to the FoodSHIFT Impact Pathways and the acceleration ambitions of the innovation.

In addition, each innovation portrait is also categorized according to its Innovation Dimension. These dimensions indicate what kind of innovation is being presented, and where in the value chain it plays a role. This is indicated by these tabs. The dimensions are defined as follows:

Product – Innovations in this category address new or updated products, including quality, safety and market impact.

Process – These innovations are relevant to new technologies for processing, logistical improvements, infrastructure and new/improved services.

Social – Innovations in this category are relevant to changes in behaviour (e.g. consumers/citizens), development of new relationships and inclusiveness.

Governance – The innovations address policy developments, including food planning, subsidies, taxing, certificates & labelling.

Learn more about all the Innovation portraits: https://foodshift2030.eu/meet-the-people-changing-your-food-system/