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2019.04.29 | Food

European food innovation competition to be hosted in Aarhus

EIT Food Innovation Prize, a unique opportunity for early-startups, is coming to Aarhus 6th September 2019

[Translate to English:] Det er ikke helt ukompliceret at få protein til fødevarer udvundet af græs. Foto: Jesper Rais, AU Foto

2019.05.15 | Food

Grass protein in foods – just around the corner, or?

Recent years have witnessed a major focus on replacing animal protein in foods by plant-based alternatives, and proteins is a key focus area for iFOOD in the years to come. Soya protein in particular is popular in various products. However, Danish grassland areas might be a useful protein source for human food. Researchers from Aarhus University…

Is it possible to replace the dietary protein sources which we know and use today by insect protein ?

2019.04.11 | Food

How healthy and nutritious are insects?

Currently, alternative protein sources are in focus and insects in particular. The nutrient contents of insects have been mapped. However, we still need to investigate several factors when considering insects as human nutrition, including how the nutrients from insects are absorbed, and how they affect our satiety. These are some of the questions…

Tue 04 Jun
10:00-13:00 | Auditorium, AU Foulum
PhD defence: Obesity and metabolic syndrome in miniature pigs as models for human disease
PhD student Mihai Victor Curtasu, Department of Animal Science
Thu 06 Jun
09:30-16:30 | Aarhus University, Auditorium 1 (building 1441, room 012)
Workshop: Understanding Consumer Choices and Experiences in Food
On Thursday June 6, EIT Food and Aarhus University will host a joint conference and workshop on "Understanding Consumer Choices and Experiences in Food".
Tue 25 Jun
11:00-17:00 | Aarhus University, Foulum, Blichers Allé 20, DK-8830 Tjele
Circular Bioeconomy Days
Mark your calender for exciting Bioeconomy Days and join us at Aarhus University for discussions on how to take circular bioeconomy to the next level.
Tue 25 Jun
16:00-18:00 | AU Foulum, Blichers Allé 20, 8830 Tjele
Inauguration of the new biorefinery plant at AU Foulum
Participate in the inauguration event and learn more about AU’s new demonstration-scale biorefinery plant.