Institute of Animal Reproduction
and Food Research, Polish Academy of Sciences
Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research, Polish Academy of Sciences (IARFR), is a leading R&I centre that brings together interdisciplinary research to design high quality food and fodder to optimize consumers and animals’ well-being. We conduct basic and applied research in the areas of food in respect to processing and sensory perception, animal reproduction and aquaculture.
Our expertise comprises:
- Designing sustainable food of optimal nutritional value;
- Developing personalised nutrition solutions to alleviate risk of diet-related diseases;
- Exploitation of omics techniques to validate functionality and authenticity of food;
- Utilising agri-food biomaterial, including side streams and waste.
Our research tasks are complemented with the training programme for young researchers, professional development courses for agri-food SMEs and stakeholders, translating research findings into practical, market-driven solutions, ongoing cooperation with food producer associations and consumers’ organisation, as well as public engagement activities.