Thank you for your interest. Future Food Beacon closed in July 2023 and these pages will not be further updated. We thank all those involved in making the Beacon a success. The University of Nottingham Food Systems Institute launched in Aug 2023 please visit their webpages for more information.

Future Food 

Global food scarcity is a pressing problem. How can we help provide sufficient quantities of nutritious and palatable food to a growing world population within a changing environment?

Our Beacon is an open research platform working across global food systems to deliver sustainable food and nutritional security. We are bringing together the power of genome-enabled plant and animal sciences with cutting-edge nutrition science, food processing, manufacturing and digital technologies. Our research is also driven by an understanding of the economic, legal, social, cultural, historical, and ethical issues that underpin and shape food systems.





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