Food Technology Agrobiotechnology Nutrition and Health Science

Food Technology Agrobiotechnology Nutrition and Health Science

The mission of the Graduate School VLAG is to develop the careers of young researchers and to promote research collaboration in Food Technology, Agro-Biotechnology,Nutrition, and Health Sciences. As a community of academic research groups and institutions, VLAG aims to contribute to the development of better food and nutrition, for better health of individuals and better health of the environment.

Research areas

  • Sustainable production - including biological and biotechnological production routes, and new process principles and production systems as subareas
  • Product and ingredient structuring and functionality – including sensory perceived properties of foods, and new ingredient functionality as subareas
  • Food safety – including toxicology and microbiology approach
  • Nutrition, metabolism and health on cellular, individual and population levels