Lund University, established in 1666, is a full-scale university ranked as one of the top 100 in the world with education and research in eight faculties and three campuses in Southern Sweden. Lund University host 42,000 students (6,000 international) and 7,680 employees in an international environment collaborating with 600 partner universities in over 70 countries. One of its strengths is food studies along the whole food chain – from plants to consumer.
Competences and capabilities
LU has a unique breadth in fields of expertise:
- Analytical chemistry
- Biosafety and biotechnology
- Climate and environment
- Cognitive science
- Consumption and retail
- Nutrition, diabetes and gut microbiome
- Food technology and packaging
- Materials science and nanotechnology
- Food Engineering Pilot Hall
- Humanities lab
- Laboratories for Virtual Reality
- Mass spectrometry centre
Partner in the following EIT Food projects
PASS will design plasma-assisted sanitation systems for packaging, equipment and tools used in the processing and handling of food products as a barrier to viruses and bacteria.
Improving the functionality, stability and quality of thickening agents
EIT Food’s Professional Development Framework aims to provide a key resource for the food sector by creating an integrated approach to develop a skilled, innovative workforce.