Institut Agro Dijon (France)
L’institut Agro Dijon is a higher education and research institution specialized in agricultural and food sciences that brings together around 1300 students, 400 staff members including 100 teachers and researchers, 6 joint research units and 3 corporate chairs. The main goal at l'Institut Agro Dijon is to prepare tomorrow's food science and agronomy engineers. It offers a wide range of trainings (engineering, masters, doctorates, and professional degrees). It aims to be a leading player, nationally and internationally, in supporting agro-ecological, food and digital transitions through training, research and innovation, capacity building of territorial actors and sectors, and support for agricultural technical education, in collaboration with its research partners.
Research activities on food packaging at L’institut Agro Dijon are supported by two analytical platforms dedicated to physical chemistry analysis (DIVVA) and toxicology/risk assessment (Derttech Packtox).
Regarding the FitNESS project, L’institut AgroDijon works mainly on the organization of the platform content, the development of teaching materials and participates in dissemination activities.