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Thu 03 Dec
13:00-20:00 | Online
You are invited to join us in coming up with daring and creative solutions, and we want to hear your questions around pressing issues. In these increasingly serious times, we welcome the weird, wacky, and wonderful. Maybe even a sprinkling of magic.
Mon 01 Feb
09:00-17:00 |
Future Food Science in focus at the first international iFOOD conference
Aarhus University's Center for Innovative Food Research, iFOOD, will hold its first international conference on 2 and 3 February 2021. Here, the latest food research will be presented in everything from raw material production, food processing and packaging to sensory, consumer behavior and health. The conference is held online and participation is free.


Photo: Pure Algae

2020.11.25 | Talent development

AU FOOD helps seaweed technology closer to the market - and will welcome more startups

The company Pure Algae started back in 2018 based on a master's thesis. Today, it is a company with eight employees and an almost fully developed technology for land-based production of seaweed. Pure Algae is among the participants in the EIT Food entrepreneurship programme Seedbed, which in Denmark is based at AU FOOD – the Department of Food…

Photo: Qian Janice Wang

2020.11.20 | Conference

Interactive conference on novel eating experiences

Inspired by the widespread use of technology in the context of COVID-19, Assistant Professor Qian Janice Wang from the science team Food Quality Perception and Society at the Department of Food Science, Aarhus University is hosting a virtual, interactive conference out of the ordinary. The first ReThink Eating Conference 2020 takes place online on…

Photo: Colourbox

2020.11.12 | Research news

Grant of DKK 2.8 mill. for new project on plant-based diets

Assistant Professor Martin Krøyer Rasmussen from the Department of Food Science receives DKK 2.8 mill. from the Independent Research Fund Denmark for a project that will investigate micro-RNAs in plant-based diets. It is an area that is not very well understood, but which can have a very big impact on our health.