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Research initiatives

SE.20.003 – NutriProfiel Sport

Route: Sport and exercise

cluster question: 075 How can we use sport, exercise, and nutrition to promote good health and what effects will this have?

NutriProfiel Sport combines a short food questionnaire with results from a blood withdrawal to come up with a personalized advice […]

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BR.20.014 – Urban Green Climate

Route: The blue route: water as a pathway to innovation and sustainable growth

cluster question: 008 How is the climate changing, including extreme weather, and what impact will those changes have?

Climate projections indicate higher temperatures, more extreme precipitation and an increase in drought. All cities in the Netherlands are conducting […]

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TRS.20.045 – Borders in times of crisis

Route: Towards resilient societies

cluster question: 034 Given the changing composition of the Dutch population (ageing, contracting in some places, and influenced by migration), how robust is the welfare state?

Dutch border regions and their citizens are faced with a declining population and receding economies, causing structural problems regarding the […]

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SP.20.018 – Plasmas for sustainable food production

Route: Sustainable production of safe and healthy food

cluster question: 015 How can we make agricultural production systems more sustainable as the worldwide demand for healthy, safe food continues to grow?

Prevention of food waste is one of the measures that has been adopted by EU member states to make food […]

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SP.20.007 – SERIOUS: SustainablE gReenhouses wIthOUt gaS

Route: Sustainable production of safe and healthy food

cluster question: 015 How can we make agricultural production systems more sustainable as the worldwide demand for healthy, safe food continues to grow?

With 10.000 hectares of greenhouses, over 7 billion euros in revenue and 80% export of produce (2017), greenhouse horticulture is […]

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SP.20.012 – Photonics for Greenhouses

Route: Sustainable production of safe and healthy food

cluster question: 015 How can we make agricultural production systems more sustainable as the worldwide demand for healthy, safe food continues to grow?

The Netherlands has a large infrastructure for food production, including ca. 10.000 ha of greenhouses and 15.000.000 m2 cold stores. […]

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SP.20.001 – Animal-free milk proteins

Route: Sustainable production of safe and healthy food

cluster question: 015 How can we make agricultural production systems more sustainable as the worldwide demand for healthy, safe food continues to grow?

Milk is one of the most nutrient-dense foods. Unfortunately, dairy production has a large impact on the environment. Among different […]

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