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.
- 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