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Danone Research
Danone Research


Danone     is     a     food     and     beverage     company     headquartered in Paris, France with different product categories:  Dairy  &  Plant-based,  Waters,  Specialised  Nutrition.

Danone    Nutricia    Research,    the    Research    and    Innovation  arm  within  Danone,  is  at  the  heart  of  Danone’s strategy: innovating to bring health through food   to   as   many   people   as   possible.   1,700   R&I   employees  work  from  2  main  research  centres  in  France & The Netherlands & 6 specialised centres and 55 Business units worldwide. 

Competences & Capabilities

  • Food and nutrition and health
  • Healthy eating and drinking practices
  • Food processing and product development
  • Fermentation, Pro/prebiotics & Microbiome
  • Hydration & health
  • Food quality and food safety
  • Consumer & behavior science
  • Innovative Food products
  • Packaging & new materials
  • Plant-based alternatives
  • Clinical studies
  • Data quality
  • Personalised food & digital solutions
  • Market research (trend watching, consumer needs and wants, concept testing, product testing)
Danone Research

Rd 128, Avenue de le Vauve 91767 Palaiseau - France


Dr. Sara Thompson
+33 169357000

Partner in the following EIT Food projects

Danone Research

EIT Food Government Executive Academy

Overview of EIT Food Government Executive Academy EIT Food Government Executive Academy brings together public sector representatives from 28 RIS countries, researchers working in the field of agrifood innovations from industry, academia and European institutions

Danone Research

Seedbed Incubator

SEEDBED APPLICATIONS OPEN FROM MONDAY 13TH JANUARY - SUNDAY 15TH MARCH This multi-location Launch programme trains and supports teams over a six-month period to help them better understand the needs of their customers and validate their business ideas

Danone Research

EIT Food Accelerator Network

Once you have applied for FAN, you will go through a rigorous selection process where you will be judged by a series of experts including successful entrepreneurs, investors and experts from the agriculture and food industries