Updates to PROTEIN2FOOD project, regarding protein extraction and processing led by the researchers at Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging (IVV). They have been busy developing new high-quality protein ingredients and finding more sustainable techniques for protein extraction.
PROTEIN2FOOD aims to sustain human health, the environment, and biodiversity, with the creation of innovative, high quality, protein-rich food crops. Only crops with high protein quality and quantity are selected as potential important food crops in the EU.
A word from the coordinator The beginning of 2018 was marked by the PROTEIN2FOOD 3rd annual meeting hosted by FRAUNHOFER-IVV in Freising, Germany from 28th February to 2nd March. The three-day meeting was an excellent opportunity for all the beneficiaries to once again exchange their most current research results with the whole consortium. The meeting included interesting flash-talks from [...]
PROTEIN2FOOD has received great visibility and recognition participating in the ‘Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 2’ info week, organised by the European Commission on 14-17 November 2017 in Brussels. The info week revolved around the Horizon 2020 work programme for 2018-2020, providing funding opportunities for research and innovation ...
A few weeks ago, the scientific journal ‘Nature’ published an article on the mapping of the quinoa genome . I was thrilled about this breakthrough and to see how the scientific community has embraced this interesting crop and acknowledged its potential as a healthy and nutritious source . . .
I shall first take this opportunity to welcome you to the first issue of our PROTEIN2FOOD newsletter. There will be an issue twice a year bringing the latest updates on the project’s progress and activities.
This first year has brought many exciting activities. We have hosted a number of local and international stakeholder workshops . . .