Raoul Bino , Managing Director at Agrotechnology & Food Sciences Group (AFSG) Wageningen University & Research Centre

Bilateral Meetings

  • 08.12.2013 Sunday (04:15 pm - 06:00 pm)

‘To explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life’, is the mission of Wageningen UR (University & Research centre). A staff of 6,500 and 10,000 students from over 100 countries work in the domain of healthy food and living environment. The strength of Wageningen UR lies in its ability to join the forces of 5 specialized contract research institutes and the academic work of Wageningen University. It also lies in the combined efforts of the various fields of natural and social sciences. This union of expertise leads to scientific breakthroughs that can quickly be put into practice and be incorporated into education.

The domain of Wageningen UR consists of three related core areas:

• Food and food production.
• Living environment.
• Health, lifestyle and livelihood.

The Agrotechnology & Food Sciences Group (AFSG) of Wageningen UR combines the work of 22 research Wageningen University groups of the department of Agrotechnology & Food Sciences together with the business units Food & Fresh Chains and Biobased Products of the research contract organization Food & Biobased Research. AFSG main research lines are: Nutritional Sciences, Food Sciences, Biobased Sciences, Environmental technologies and Biomolecular Sciences. The motto of AFSG is: ‘Healthy Food in a Biobased Society’ and we all work on sustainable, innovative and market oriented solutions for healthy food, fresh food chains, biorefinery, biobased chemicals and materials.

Country: Netherlands


City: Wageningen ,Axis-Y, building 118, Bornse Weilanden 9 Google map

Areas of Activities

Agro, Food & Technology



    Cooperation in the Nutritional sciences, Food Sciences, Biobased Sciences, Environmental Technologies and Biomolecular Sciences,