Biofortification Hub Community Meetings

The Hub will organise three large Community Meetings in 2023, 2025 and 2027. 

Next Hub Community meeting:

The next Hub Community Meeting (2025) will be announced in due course.   

Past Hub Community meeting:

First Biofortification Hub Community Meeting (29-30 November 2023) “Improving Health and Nutrition through Biofortification”, John Innes Conference Centre, Norwich Research Park, Norwich, UK).

  • 86 participants, with 17 talks covering a wide range of topics on biofortification, with an emphasis on showcasing opportunities, exciting UK science and industry participation / products.
  • 3 invited plenary talks from members of the Biofortification Hub International Advisory Panel – E. Boy (HarvestPlus, USA), D. Van Der Straeten (Ghent University) and T. Fitzpatrick (Unige – Université de Genève)
  • 4 bursaries provided to students and Early Career Researchers (ECRs) to attend the first Biofortification Hub Community Meeting (Norwich, 29-30 Nov. 2023 ) co-funded by the Biofortification Hub and our industrial partners.
  • 5 projects funded by the Biofortification Hub in 2023 presented at the meeting
  • Presentation and tasting of biofortified SmarterNaturally soup by L. Knight (The Smarter Food Company, Norwich)
  • Presentation and tasting of biofortified bread (SuperLoaf) by L. Campbell (Modern Baker, Oxford) as well as loaves to takeaway
C. Martin (John Innes Centre) member of the Biofortification Hub Executive Group, chairing a session and delivering the opening remarks.

The next Hub Community Meeting will be announced in due course.