Aarhus University performs research in food science within a wide range of areas
Aarhus University collaborates with the industry on research in food.
Research capability at Aarhus University with relevance for the food industry
- Food Chemistry & Technology
- Food, Metabolomics and Sensory Science
- Differentiated & Biofunctional Foods
- Plant, Food & Climate
- Plant, Food & Sustainability
- Molecular nutrition and cell biology
- Immunology and microbiology
- Integrative physiology
- Animal nutrition and environment
- Chemical Engineering
- Protein Science
- Crop Genetics and Biotechnology
- Centre for Research on Customer Relations in the Food Sector
Aarhus University takes an active part in different initiatives in the food industry.
2017.04.28 | Research news
Antibiotics may impede the health properties of whole grain, especially for women. A recent study conducted by Aarhus University and The Danish Cancer Society demonstrates this. The results emphasize the importance of maintaining a restrictive use of antibiotics.
2017.04.07 | Research news
Recent years have witnessed significant debates on proteins in milk, in particular the differences between A1 and A2 proteins. However, there is still no scientific evidence to determine whether milk with one protein type is healthier than the other.
2017.03.17 | News from the management
Department of Food Science, Aarhus University, appoints Niall Young as Affiliate Associate Professor in food structures and rheology. Niall Young is employed as a Technical Fellow in DuPont Nutrition & Health.
2017.03.03 | Research news
Dairy research is one of the core areas at Aarhus University – and with good reason. New knowledge about the composition and quality of milk is of vital importance not only for the health of the consumers but also for the development of the industry.
2017.03.03 | Research news
There are several challenges associated with getting young men in vocational schools to eat healthy. According to a new study from Aarhus University, the students overall dislike it when someone interferes with their dietary habits.
2017.02.27 | Events
InnovateFood is a new initiative that aims to provide the food industry with new knowledge from the universities in order to create new, innovative solutions within the food industry.
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At Aarhus University scientists perform research in the quality and composition of vegetable and animal food products following the entire chain ranging from raw material production via storing and processing to health and sensory properties.
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- Mon 19 Jun
- 09:00-19:00 | Mikkeli Concert and Conference Hall, Mikkeli, Finland
Organic conference, NJF 495 Seminar: ORGANICS for tomorrow's food systems
The 4th Organic conference, NJF 495 Seminar will be held in Mikkeli, Finland on the 19- -21 June, 2017. The Conference aims to gather experts in the multidisciplinary field of organic research. Paper submission extended till the end of March!
- Wed 02 Aug
- 09:00-12:00 | Aarhus
Food & Ingredients Summer School
Are you interested in gaining an insight into the latest challenges and solutions related to food and do you want to strengthen your international network? In close collaboration with representatives from both small and large food companies in Denmark, Aarhus University offers a summer course with focus on food.
- Thu 31 Aug
- 09:00-18:00 | Aarhus, Denmark
Innovate Food Challenge
Aarhus University is a partner in the InnovateFood project within the framework of which scientists and students, together with industry representatives, will try to find solutions to some of the challenges that food companies face in their efforts to produce healthier foods.