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Institute of Food Research

Impact of UK Agri-Tech Strategy Announcement

The Institute of Food Research (IFR) welcomes the UK Agri-Tech strategy, launched in July by the Government. The £160m new investment represents a positive step to making the UK a world-leader in emphasising the pivotal role of science and technology to deliver sufficient nutritious food for all in the future. The UK is world-leading in […]

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300 Leading Experts Meet at the First UK-Ireland Food Business Innovation Summit

The Institute of Food Research and Teagasc, the agriculture and food development authority in Ireland jointly organised the successful first UK-Ireland Food Business Innovation Summit. The summit brought together over 300 leaders from the UK & Irish food industry to identify ways research, innovation and training could boost the agri-food sector in both countries by […]

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Dr Tim Brears

Serial entrepreneur and scientist becomes chairman of the Institute of Food Research at Norwich Research Park

Dr Tim Brears has been appointed Chairman of the Institute of Food Research from 1st June. Tim Brears is Chief Executive of Xention Limited, a Cambridge-based, venture-capital-funded biopharmaceutical company specialising in the discovery and development of ion-channel-modulating drugs for the control of atrial fibrillation.  In addition, he serves as Managing Director of Provesica Limited, a […]

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The First UK-Ireland Food Business Innovation Summit

Teagasc, the Agriculture and Food Development Authority in Ireland in partnership with the Institute of Food Research are hosting the first UK-Ireland Food Business Innovation Summit on Wednesday 29th May, at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin. The summit is a one day conference bringing together leading UK and Irish food company executives and retailers, along with policy […]

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Dr. Bui Ba Bong and David Boxer

Vietnamese delegation fostering collaboration

The Institute of Food Research hosted visitors from Vietnam, lead by the Vice Minister of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Bui Ba Bong. The delegation was interested in IFR’s research into food safety, food bioactives and exploitation of co-products from the food chain, with a view to future collaborations and learning from […]

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£29 million investment in research and innovation at the Institute of Food Research

New research on the physical and chemical nature of food and its impact on health will help drive innovation in the UK and worldwide. The research will make it possible for new healthy and safer food products to be developed, reducing the need for medical and social intervention. It will provide new insights into how […]

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