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Quadram Institute
Quadram Institute

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.

Quadram Institute

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

https://www.quadram.ac.uk

Contact

Brown, M (Graeme) graeme.brown@quadram.ac.uk

Partner in the following EIT Food projects

Quadram Institute
Innovation

PERsonalised NUtrItion through kitchen Gardens (PERNUG)

Increasing access to more nutritious plant foods

Quadram Institute
Innovation

Quality Information Services and Dietary Advice for Personalized Nutrition in Europe

To further develop and test a digital platform as a supporting basis for creating and delivering personalised nutrition (PN) services in Europe via a non-profit organisation with payable services/memberships to cover operational costs. Services are scientifically validated and designed for use by companies, healthcare services, researchers, and professionals wanting to provide consumers with improved personalised nutrition advice and services.

Quadram Institute
Innovation

Fermented seaweed based novel feed additives - SEAFEED

Seaweed biomass is a promising, abundant but underutilized resource for industrial bioconversions.

Quadram Institute
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. Due to the long and complex supply chain up to 40% of the products ends as waste and the nutrient value of the remaining ones is often degenerated at time of consumption.

Quadram Institute
Education

The Human Microbiome

A massive on line open course will be designed and deliver in year 2020 focusing on the human microbiome and its impact on human health.

Quadram Institute
Innovation

Sustained Energy Release Starchy Food Products

Lowering the rate of starch digestion is a unique opportunity to maintain normal blood glucose and insulin levels

Quadram Institute
Innovation

PERSONALIZED and connected FOOD service providers (PERSFO)

European consumers are ever more aware that eating healthy is important (IRI, 2017), meanwhile obesity is still increasingly prevalent in almost all countries