The German Institute of Food Technologies (DIL) is a private, independent and non-profit research provider. With around 150 member companies from the food industry and related fields, DIL operates as a research institute working in the areas of product development, process development and analytics.
DIL considers placing itself into the innovation framework of EIT Food as the unique opportunity to support its partners in the innovation process and to establish new collaborations along the entire food value chain system.
Competences & Capabilities
DIL fosters knowledge transfer from research into industry:
- Process development: design, construction and manufacturing of machinery
- Novel process technologies: Pulsed Light, Pulsed Electric Fields, High Pressure Processing, Extrusion, shock wave, 3D-prining, robotics
- Processing of alternative proteins, meat, chocolate and dairy products
- Trainings for professionals: quality management, manufacturing of feed, food extrusion, PEF school
- Life Cycle Assessment
- Consumer Science
- Innovation Centre
Partner in the following EIT Food projectsView all EIT Food projects
projectConnecting publicly funded agrifood research infrastructure to the market.
projectHave you ever wondered how your food is processed before it reaches your plate? Find out with this online course
2021 > 2022projectFood Solutions brings together multi-disciplinary teams to tackle real-life industry challenges and develop innovative new solutions for the food system
projectIt is a global challenge to ensure sufficient food to feed future generations while utilizing natural resources in a sustainable manner.