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- It is all about food and food quality.

News

2021.03.25 | Talent development

AU Entrepreneurship course boosts student business of sustainable packaging

A Vietnamese, sustainable straw was the inspiration for two AU students' thriving business of sustainable packaging for restaurants and takeaways in corona times. Aarhus University's open entrepreneurship office, Food eHub, assisted in applying for the first initiating capital.

2021.03.18 | Research news

Carefully composed lighting should boost future cucumber production

The right mix of the ultraviolet radiation UV-B and monochromatic light, i.e. light with only one wavelength, can boost germination of our cucumber plants - and thus reduce the total production time. This is the conclusion of a new study by researchers from Aarhus University, among others. This knowledge is particularly important in the "vertical…

BettaSensing is developing a flavor fingerprint technology. Photo: Mathilde Kræmer.

2021.03.16 | Press release

Flavor recognition technology on its way to the market. Is your startup company next?

How do we know, if our food tastes good, or if it has already gone bad? The startup BettaSensing has created an innovative flavor recognition technology for the food industry. Last year, the company took part in the EIT Food entrepreneurship program Seedbed, which in Denmark is based at the Department of Food Science (AU FOOD) at Aarhus…

2021.03.10 | Workshop

Learn more about cultured meat at Aarhus University's online seminar

There is an increasing degree of research into meat produced in laboratories. The research also takes place at Aarhus University, which leads the Nordic network ”Cultured meat - Nordic take”, and now invites you to a two-day workshop. Here, researchers will inform the industry about cultured meat and how companies can participate in the work.

Events

Wed 05 May
14:00-15:00 | Online
Webinar: “Keep or throw out” – food waste in households
Want to learn more about consumer behaviour and food waste? Join CiFOOD Free Wednesday webinar to learn more
Tue 01 Jun
09:00-15:00 |
Dairy Science and Technology Symposium
Delivering with dairy: from primary production to primary purpose What is the role of dairy in future diets? Key for maintaining the role of dairy in sustainable and healthy diet is ensuring holistic views which cover the entire food system.
Wed 02 Jun
14:00-15:00 | Online
Webinar: Effects of spectral composition of growth and quality of food crop
Want to learn more about how ultraviolet radiation UV-B and monochromatic light, can boost plants performance? Join CiFOOD Free Wednesday webinar to learn more.
Wed 01 Sep
14:00-15:00 | Online
Webinar: Electrohydrodynamics based Functional Nanofibers as Three-dimensional Nano-Biointerfaces
Want to learn more about how ultraviolet radiation UV-B and monochromatic light, can boost plants performance? Join CiFOOD Free Wednesday webinar to learn more
Wed 06 Oct
14:00-15:00 | Online
Webinar: How can we disrupt current primary agriculture into a more productive and less polluting system?
Want to know more? Join CiFOOD Free Wednesday Webinar