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2018.10.11 | People

Handing over - and remaining

Being part of defining and establishing the iFOOD Centre has been a very inspiring and interesting process. I have been Acting Head of Centre since its opening at September 25, 2017.        I have in particular enjoyed to facilitate the interdisciplinary elements, first collaborations, framing Ph.D. initiatives and initiating…

Human sensory panel working. The human taste sense is complex and difficult to replicate.

2018.10.10 | Research news

DNA-SHAPES, a model for artificial taste

The interdisciplinary project DNA SHAPES, now aims at developing extremely rapid artificial tasting “machines” using DNA molecules as billions of small molecular sensors to mimic the human taste sense to an accuracy never before believed possible.

New centre leader at iFOOD: Milena Corredig

2018.10.10 | Positions

NEW CENTRE LEADER AT IFOOD

As of November 1, 2018, Milena Corredig is appointed as new Centre Leader for the iFOOD Aarhus University Centre for Innovative Food Research. Milena Corredig has a broad international experience.

2018.10.10 | Research news

PEAS AS A PROTEIN SOURCE IN FOODS

Peas are found in all shapes and sizes, they are adapted to the Danish climate and are full of protein. However, they seem to have fallen into oblivion. Now, the framework is described for a new initiative to study the potential of peas as an alternative to animal protein in foods.

2018.08.22 | Research

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Årsberetning 2017 DCA - Nationalt Center for Fødevarer og Jordbrug

2017.09.29 | Open house

Taste of innovation

Many people are under more pressure in their everyday lives, and this means that ready-prepared dishes end up in their shopping baskets when cooking becomes too much of a burden on a Wednesday night. But what are the nutritional values in such food? What strain do our altered eating habits put on the production chain – can agriculture keep up?…

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2017.09.25 | Research

New research centre focuses on the foods of the future

While the demand for food products is increasing, consumer confidence in food is on the decline. The population of the world is increasing every year at a rate corresponding to the population of Germany. This places demands on the food production of the future if there will be enough food to go round. With its new strategic centre for food…