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BBSRC: Diet and Health Open Innovation Research Club: Innovation Hubs

  Wednesday, 11 May 2022 | Funding Deadline

Apply for funding to provide solutions for UK diet, health and nutrition challenges through an Innovation Hub. The Diet and Health OIRC will support strategic, collaborative research and development between businesses and academic researchers, along with other users of research, policy makers and wider stakeholders. The first phase of investment will provide up to £9.68 million to support five Innovation Hubs in strategically relevant areas of BBSRC’s diet and health remit:

  • understanding the interplay between food components and human physiology
  • improving health and nutrition through biofortification
  • biological, social, and psychological determinants of food choice and eating behaviour
  • development of functional foods and beverages
  • understanding how food and beverages deliver improved nutrition across the life-course.

Deadline for proposals: 11 May 2022
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