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2014
29 APR

Environmentally sustainable fuels from waste materials from food production

Petroleum-based fuels and chemicals contribute to the production of greenhouse gases and are a limited resource. In a PhD project at the National Food Institute, Technical...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bioenergy Biological systems Energy Climate change Food, fish and agriculture Food technology
02 APR

PhD defence on the topic of alternative fuel production

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, invites you to Johan Alftrén’s PhD defence on development of methods to produce alternative fuels. The defence...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bioenergy Food production Food technology
30 JAN

An alternative to phthalates is on its way

The harmful phthalates, which have been used as softeners in e.g. plastic toys and food packaging, will possibly be replaced by a plastic softener produced from sunflower...

Food safety Food technology Health and diseases
2013
09 DEC

Support to analyse chemical compounds’ harmful effects in humans

The new biotech company Saxocon offers companies direct access to the high-quality knowledge of researchers at the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark...

Food quality Food safety Food technology Biotechnology and biochemistry Health and diseases Food, fish and agriculture Computer calculations
06 NOV

Improved baking processes via mathematic modelling

A new pilot oven has been especially built to mimic baking processes in the bakery industry. The oven was built as part of a PhD project at the National Food Institute...

Food quality Food technology Food, fish and agriculture Food production Mathematical modelling
02 AUG

PhD Defence on the optimisation of industrial baking processes

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark invites to Mette Stenby Andresen’s PhD defence on a new mathematical model for optimizing industrial baking...

Food technology Food, fish and agriculture Food production Mathematical modelling
20 FEB

PhD defence on food enrichment

The National Food Institute invites to Henna Lu Fung Sieng’s PhD defence on the applicability of marine phospholipids intended for food enrichment. The defence takes place...

Nutrition and dietary habits Food safety Health-promoting compounds Food, fish and agriculture Food technology Health and diseases
2012
19 DEC

Mass spectrometer reveals arsenic and nanoparticles in food

New mass spectrometer in the Technical University of Denmark (DTU)-National Food Institute will support research in relation to the EU Commission's standards for arsenic...

Food safety Food technology
28 SEP

Invitation for symposium on omega-3 in food and feed

On 14-15 November, a symposium will focus on production, application and nutritional aspects of novel sources of omega-3 fatty acids. The symposium is organised by the...

Food quality Food technology Nutrition and dietary habits
19 SEP

More ESBL bacteria in chicken meat

Nearly half of the samples from chicken meat imported into Denmark contain ESBL bacteria and for the first time the level is almost as high in Danish chicken meat. By...

Food technology
17 SEP

PhD defence on biological alternatives to medication of fish

The National Food Institute invites to Dominika Alicja Przybylska’s PhD defence on the development of models for investigating biological alternatives to medication that...

Food technology
01 AUG

New research reveals the taste of fish

Geosmin and 2-methylisoborneol occur naturally in lakes and watercourses, but excessive concentrations of these two substances can give fish a "muddy" taste. Researchers...

Food technology Food quality
04 JUL

Presentations from the seminar on health claims

On June 26th The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, and EFSA, the European Food Safety Authority, hosted a seminar on health claims. The seminar...

Food quality Food technology Nutrition and dietary habits
14 JUN

Potatoes extend shelf-life of fish

A group of researchers from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark have extracted a group of substances from potato peelings that prevent the development...

Food quality Food technology
01 JUN

Invitation to seminar on health claims

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, and EFSA, the European Food Safety Authority, invite you to a seminar on health claims being held on 26 June...

Nutrition and dietary habits Food quality Food technology
31 MAY

PhD defence on improving performance in fish supply chains

The National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark invites to Maria Randrup Rasmussen’s PhD defence on how the performance in fish supply chains can be improved...

Nutrition and dietary habits Food technology
23 APR

Conference: Competitiveness for the Danish food sector

inSPIRe – a platform for research-based innovation and problem-solving in the food industry – hereby invites you to attend the conference: ‘Competitiveness for the Danish...

Food technology
30 MAR

Ultraviolet B light boosts vitamin D content in plants

Plants treated with ultraviolet B (UVB) light have a higher vitamin D content and therefore have the potential to become a new source of vitamin D throughout the year...

Food technology Nutrition and dietary habits
2010
12 FEB

Press release: Certain antioxidants may reduce acrylamide in food

Tests with rosemary and the flavonoids epicatechin and epigallocatechin gallate show that the addition of these antioxidants may reduce the formation of acrylamide in foods...

Food technology Food safety

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