We are growing worldwide as a technology leader in better food and health. We believe innovations can only be accelerated in joint efforts, working together with our customers and in international networks.

We at NIZO cooperate with other research institutes and academia worldwide to offer our customers the best solutions and strengthen their competitive advantage.

Our partners Gilde Healthcare

Gilde Healthcare has joined NIZO food research as a shareholder to facilitate long term growth.

Our partners Brave New Food

NIZO is a partner of Brave New Food. This is an open innovation challenge platform to connect innovators in the food industry.

Our partners StartLife

Together with StartLife, Europe’s leading agrifoodtech accelerator, NIZO supports innovative foodtech startups in accelerating their go to market development.

Our partners Immuno Valley

Operating in the at the interface of human and animal health, NIZO works together with almost 40 partners in Immuno Valley.

Our partners BaseClear

Innovation partner to offer state-of-the-art microbial genomic solutions and DNA analysis.

Our partners Wageningen University & Research

Wageningen UR is innovation partner for exploring the potential of nature to improve the quality of life

Our partners Eat2Move

Oost NL’s aim is to support (international) entrepreneurs throughout the entire process of establishing businesses and fostering growth in our region.

Our partners PSE

The Centre of Excellence (CoE) for Food Product & Process Modelling, comprising PSE and NIZO, provides a single-point service for food characterisation and predictive modelling. Process Systems Enterprise (PSE) is the leading supplier of Advanced Process Modelling software and digital design and operation technology and services to the process industries.

Our partners Food Valley NL

NIZO is a partner in Food Valley NL, an organisation that aims to increase innovation by bringing together knowledge and entrepreneurship in an effective way.

Our partners HAS

The strategic partnership of NIZO and HAS aims to develop new process technologies, insights and plant-based foods and ingredients contributing to the protein transition and extends the pilot facilities in the area of bakery and (alcoholic) beverages. Joined projects have result in, for example, new process routes for plant-based ingredient production as well as new product concepts based on these ingredients, such as creamy ice cream based on faba bean protein.

Our partners Van Hall Larenstein

The strategic partnership of NIZO and VHL aims to develop new process technologies for sustainable food/dairy products and extends the pilot facilities. Joined projects have result in, for example, new simulation models to improve bioavailability of proteins by enhanced processing. NIZO and VHL also co-operate in improving food process performance by using advanced computer simulation tools.

Our partners VU

NIZO collaborates with the VU University in multiple projects where dairy and non-dairy food fermentations are being optimized. In order to do so a Systems Biology approach is applied, which is crucial for the understanding of cellular processes, leading to relevant solutions in the market.

Our partners Amsterdam UMC

Collaborating to understand the role of food ingredients in protection against respiratory infection

Our partners INFOGEST

An international network of excellence on the fate of food in the gastrointestinal tract.

Our partners Next Food Collective

NIZO food research is partner of Next Food Collective to help accelerate the transition to sustainable food systems and healthy diets.

Our partners Eat2Move

Eat2Move center of excellence focuses on the importance of diet and exercise for the conditino of people East2Move brings disciplines together and promotes interaction: between researc intsitutions and companies, between the practice of (elite) sports and care. This creates synergy.

Our partners CMBI

NIZO food research studies genomes of food-relevant bacteria in collaboration with the Centre for Molecular and Biomolecular Informatics (CMBI) of Radboud University Nijmegen.

Our partners CMBI

Fascinating is an open innovation program that connects (agricultural) companies, knowledge institutions and society. Together with Fascinating, we work on circular agriculture: sustainable and with space for nature, resulting in healthy food and healthy yields.