The Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research, Polish Academy of Sciences is a leading life sciences centre carrying out interdisciplinary basic and applied research, explaining the mechanisms of environmental impact on the wellbeing of humans and animals.
Competences & Capabilities
The Institute conducts basic and applied research in the areas of food, in respect to processing and sensory perception, animal reproduction and aquaculture.
The Institute’s areas of expertise comprise:
- Designing convenient and trustworthy food with optimal nutritional value, whilst ensuring a limited impact on the environment;
- Developing personalized nutrition solutions for specific target groups to alleviate the risk of diet-related diseases, incl. allergy, obesity, diabetes type 2, infertility;
- Exploitation of state-of-the-art foodomics techniques to validate functionality and authenticity of novel food products;
- Utilizing agrifood biomaterial, including side streams and waste, for sustainable and ecofriendly foods.
Partner in the following EIT Food projects
There is a need to highlight at the national and international level current challenges in this sector by providing support to SMEs through knowledge transfer in e
The course will focus on the relationship between food, brain and mind: How does the brain work? How do emotions and thoughts affect our food choices? How do diets and nutritional deficiencies affect our brain? Reward systems and their relationship with food The link between the microbiome and brain Who should join the course This course is open to everyone, but may be of particular interest to psychologists or people working in health and well-being
The course will focus on the relationship between food, brain and mind: What is a superfood? What separates them from functional foods and similar food items What molecules contained in superfoods can affect our body? How can we critically evaluate superfoods and their role in our diet? Are there dangers connected to superfoods intake? Can superfoods have a role in special diets? Who should join the course Anyone interested in diet, psychology, health and ‘superfoods’
The first step is a creative problem-solving process to identify the challenges and needs of SMEs related to sustainable food production in Europe
C-SNIPER: Campylobacter-Specific Nullification via Innovative Phage-mediated Enteropathogen Reduction
Consumption of poultry, especially chicken meat, is considered the most common route for human infection
It encompasses a series of interactive events, which provide a space to explore food topics with large numbers of people across Europe