Useful links

Links to other relevant organisations

Five UK Hubs part of the Open Innovation Research Club (OIRC) on diet and health alongside the Biofortification Hub:

OIRC site at the BNF

The British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) has been appointed by the BBSRC to act as a coordinator and promoter of the six OIRC innovation Hubs


Works with partners in dozens of countries across Africa, Asia, and Latin America to improve the lives of smallholder farming households and low-income consumers with nutrient-enriched crops

UKFSRN (UK Food Safety Research Network)

Connects food industry, food and health policymakers and academia to collaboratively pursue shared research priorities that will protect the UK from foodborne hazards- Quadram Institute Bioscience (Norwich, UK)

MiB (Metals in Biology)

A Network funded by BBSRC bringing together scientific communities working on metals in biology

Quadram Institute

The Quadram Institute brings together researchers, academics and NHS clinicians to address global challenges in human health, food and disease. The Quadram Institute is co-hosting the Biofortification Hub

John Innes Centre

The John Innes Centre is an independent, international centre of excellence in plant science, genetics and microbiology. The John Innes Centre is co-hosting the Biofortification Hub.

UKRI (UK Research and Innovation)

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is the national funding agency investing in science and research in the UK, bringing together seven research councils, Innovate UK and Research England.

BBSRC (Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council)

The Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) is part of UKRI and a major funder of world-leading bioscience in the UK that invests to push back the frontiers of biology and deliver a healthy, prosperous and sustainable future.