Research Collaboration between SMEs and Universities

Mar 28, 2021 / Blog

If you are producing a food product with cardioprotective properties (e.g. kefir, cheese, yoghurt, fish, seafood), and you want to add value to your product, our team would be happy to discuss with you the possibilities of research funding towards the health-claims labeling of your product. "Health claims" are going to be a game changer in the years to come and research data on the cardioprotective properties of your product is a safe way forward. 

Toxicity of Particulate Matter (PM)

Mar 26, 2021 / Blog

Researchers at the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI have for the first time observed photochemical processes inside the smallest particles in the air. In doing so, they discovered that additional oxygen radicals that can be harmful to human health are formed in these aerosols under everyday conditions. They report on their results today in the journal Nature Communications.

Why is there only one Irish cheese with protected status?

Mar 06, 2021 / Blog

In today’s business environment where food exports to EU are so straightforward, the fact that Ireland has only one PDO cheese looks like we are shooting ourselves in the foot. Irish farmers produce unique cheeses with superb sensory properties that can easily compete on an European and international level, but PDO status is a must. The State needs to simplify the process and create dedicated teams of scientists to collaborate with farmers in order to boost PDO applications.