In 2018 we supported Wageningen Universiteit in writing a science case to apply for a Food, Nutrition and Health Research Infrastructure at ESFRI.

The science case needed to be composed of several elements. We proposed science fields that should be included, a vision and mission statement, and a concept of a long term science program. In addition we provided the basis of the scientific leadership, the feasibility of the FNH-RI and a proposal for the design of the RI. Furthermore we developed scientific use cases on the future protein transition and on personalised nutrition and health with a focus on the increasing obesity problem.

Our work facilitated Wageningen University to proceed with the application which will be submitted in 2020.