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QUADRAM
QUADRAM

Profile

The  Quadram  Institute  is  an  interdisciplinary  food,  microbiome and health research centre based on the Norwich  Research  Park  in  the  East  of  the  UK.  Our  mission is to deliver healthier lives through innovation in  gut  health,  microbiology  and  food  and  our  vision  is  to  understand  how  food  and  microbes  interact  to  promote health and prevent disease.

Competences & Capabilities

Our   interdisciplinary   expertise   spans   microbiology,   food science, age-related disease, molecular biology, immunology,  gut-brain  axis,  microbial  epidemiology,  bioinformatics,        nutrition,        food        authenticity,        microscopy,  food  databanks  and  metagenomics.  We  drive  innovation  in  food,  health  &  microbial  studies.  We house one of Europe’s largest endoscopy unit and a clinical research facility.

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Norwich Research Park, Colney Lane, Norwich NR4 7UA, United Kingdom

https://www.quadram.ac.uk

Contact

Helene Savignac helene.savignac@quadram.ac.uk
+44 (0) 160 325 5000

Partner in the following EIT Food projects

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Innovation

Fermented seaweed based novel feed additives - SEAFEED 2020

The aim of the project is to develop microbes andanaerobic microbial processes applying marine macroalgae feedstock for production of health promoting bioactive ingredients in feed

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Innovation

Quality Information Services and Dietary Advice for Personalized Nutrition in Europe

The work includes: Programming the platform functionality with additional services (apps, diagnostics) with external business partners; Proof of principle trial in two countries using an innovative App (eNutri) to deliver personalized food recommendations to consumers; Implementing the full organisational and operational structure of Quisper including Scientific Advisory Board; Active engagement of partners, suppliers and end-users

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Innovation

Impact on sustainability, shelf life and nutritional value by vertically farmed leafy greens via a new local supply chain

Access to fresh produce is and will continue to be an issue in the densely populated European cities

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Sustained Energy Release Starchy Food Products

The advantage of slowly digestible starch (SDS) is that it is a source of sustained glucose release and stabilizes blood glucose levels

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Innovation

PERSONALIZED and connected FOOD service providers (PERSFO)

The worldwide prevalence of obesity has tripled between 1975-2016 (WHO)