On June 7th, the Knowledge Hub (KH) on Food and Nutrition Security of the JPI’s HDHL, OCEANS and FACCE, has held their first network meeting in Brussels. The Knowledge Hub is coordinated by the ERA-NET Cofund ERA-HDHL. A total of 42 eligible Expression of Interests were submitted. After evaluation by the Call Steering Committee, the selected researchers were clustered into five groups (ranging from Nutrition-Diet;  to Genetics-Bioactive Ingredients) and  invited to write a joint network proposal. This first network meeting was aimed at bringing together all candidate project partners and start the preparation of the joint network proposal, which is due for submission in September 2019. Researchers from Norway, Italy and Portugal offered to take the lead as coordinators. Selected network members are from France, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Norway, Portugal and Spain. The joint proposal will be evaluated by experts.