Future Food Utrecht

Future Food Utrecht offers a platform for scientists and external stakeholders on which they contribute to the transition of the food chain for a sustainable world, by means of unique transdisciplinary research and education. The search is for catalysts of change; small interventions with big effects. Our ambition is to strive for diets that are both good for the planet as for all its inhabitants. Our research focuses on four complementary themes:

  • Nature Inspired Food Production
  • Food Fairness
  • Immune Resilience 
  • Social & Cultural Change of Food Behaviour


30 September 2019
Together with 4 other scientists, Jerry van Dijk (Copernicus institute) advocates for a drastic change of the current Dutch agricultural model.
30 September 2019
Utrecht University's Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences is looking for PhD candidates, socioeconomic inequalities in health and health behaviors.
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25 September 2019
Soil microbe scan make plants immune against diseases, opening new possibilities for sustainable and pesticide-free food production.


5 - 16
5 October 2019 09:00 - 16 October 2019 18:00
arious parties from the agri-food sector will all be participating in the Dutch Agri Food Week, sharing their enthusiasm, knowledge and skills with society.
7 November 2019 14:00 - 17:00
During this seminar we will learn more about how Utrecht University’s campus could be used as a living lab for sustainability food research.
11 - 15
11 November 2019 09:00 - 15 November 2019 17:00
Participate in the one-week Lorentz workshop Life Sciences with Industry 2019 in Leiden.