Food and Dairy Applied Research Centre
The mission of the Food and Dairy Applied Research Centre is: To do practice-based research on the sustainable production of healthy food and healthy dairy worldwide. Research will always be done with extensive knowledge and modern technology in a social context, with special attention to the environment. A circular and inter-/multidisciplinary approach is needed to reach a socially adequate food supply, to which aim several research centres in food, non-food and bio-based solutions will cooperate.
This mission is divided into three lines of research that will be leading in choosing lines of research (professorships) and projects:
- Product diversification in Human Health and Nutrition (for healthy food and keeping people healthy);
- The implementation of new information and data technology systems (for more transparence and added value to food production in a social context);
- Innovations within and about chains (for an efficient use of water and biomass).