wageningen research

“Stichting Wageningen Research (WR)” is part of Wageningen University & Research (WUR), with the aim to explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life. With approximately 30 locations around the world, 6,000 staff members and 11,000 students, WUR is a world leader in the Circular (Bio)Economy domain. An integral way of working and cooperation between the exact sciences and the technological and social disciplines are keys to its approach. WR is composed of 7 closely linked institutes, among them Wageningen Food and Biobased Research (WFBR), who owns the Biobased Products Innovation Plant. WFBR’s mission is to be the innovation partner for sustainable growth. Its research is aimed at the areas of healthy food, sustainable fresh food chains and biobased materials, chemicals and energy. WFBR holds a unique combination as Dutch RTO organisation in both food and biobased research and innovation, with a clear international orientation towards creating sustainable value chains for food and non-food products.