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.
Inspiring collaboration in food research - as a basis for innovation and quality in the entire food chain.
2016.08.09 | Research news
New research method opens up the possibility of customizing breast milk for premature children in the future
There is a difference between breast milk from women who give birth prematurely and from women who give birth to full-term babies. However, a new research method has demonstrated that this difference evens out after a few weeks.
2016.08.08 | Knowledge exchange
12 municipalities in East Jutland have initiated a marketing campaign to strengthen the food producers’ opportunities to attract more investors, cooperation partners and labour to East Jutland. Aarhus University is a major partner in this campaign as its innovative environment attracts knowledge intensive companies.
2016.07.04 | Research news
We should avoid food waste but, on the other hand, not risk food poisoning from eating food that is way past its sell-by date. Scientists from Aarhus University have examined how well the Danes know the different types of shelf life labels.
2016.05.13 | Research news
Beef production emits greenhouse gases and thus contributes to global warming – but not all types of beef production contribute equally to the problem.
2016.05.10 | Events
Danish Food Cluster, Chr. Hansen and CAPNOVA invite you to meet the new Food Tech Stars on May 19 at Chr. Hansen in Hørsholm.
2016.05.03 | Research news
If you want to make the world a better place you can start by looking into your own fridge and reducing your food waste.
Need an expert?
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.
Find the expert you need within the food research area on the interactive map.
- Wed 31 Aug
- 12:00-17:00 | Gustav Wieds Vej 14, 8000 Aarhus C
European Food Venture Forum
The sixth edition of the European Food Venture Forum will take place on August 31 and September 1, 2016 in Aarhus, Denmark.
- Fri 02 Sep
- 10:00-16:00 |
Food Festival 2016
Once again Department of Food Science will join Food Festival at Tangkrogen in Aarhus