UCD Institute of Food and Health

The University College Dublin (UCD) Institute of Food and Health is a leading player on the national and international food and health research landscape.

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Having won over €60 million in research income the Institute’s philosophy is the translation of its research for commercial, economic and societal impact. Utilising its scientific evidence as the basis for food and health policy is also a key objective.

Visit UCD's Food and Health Research website for more details on the food research carried out by the Institute.

UCD Institute of Food and Health Research Roadmap 2014-2018 (PDF) »

University College Dublin has strong focus on the areas of food engineering and science and is a leading European player in the area of food safety, regulatory affairs, and risk analysis. The Institute of Food and Health  is a major campus-wide imitative, aimed at developing and conducting world-class, multidisciplinary research into food and health. Current research is focused on biosystems, food and the consumer, food and nutrition, food production, food regulation, food safety and food science.