Agro Business Park and Aarhus University – Research Center Foulum
A combined visit to Agro Business Park and Aarhus University – Research Center Foulum, where you will see a growth center for research, innovation and knowledge entrepreneurship within agriculture, food, bioeconomy, bioenergy and environmental technologies.
Agro Business Park
Agro Business Park is a cluster and management organisation with innovation, incubation and investment activities at both national and international level. Agro Business Park focuses on supporting innovation processes, entrepreneurship, networking, commercialization and business development in the bio-based economy (incl. food). During this site visit you will meet start-up companies and discuss innovation and collaboration possibilities. Read more about Agro Business Park here.
Aarhus University’s research center, Foulum
Aarhus University’s research center, Foulum, is home to most of the university’s research in food and agriculture. Research areas include plant science, animal science, food science, organic farming, bioeconomy, bioenergy, environment, climate, soil science, genetics and technology. The food and agricultural science research at Aarhus University is among the best in the world. It ranks as number nine on the U.S. News Best Global Universities ranking, the highest ranked university in Denmark when it comes to food and agricultural science. Read more about the centre’s activities here.
At the site visit you will have the opportunity to meet scientists from Aarhus University and visit a series of state-of-the-art food and agricultural research facilities including the green biomass protein refinery, as well as the livestock housing climate laboratory and methane reduction feeding trials with a view through the window to the stomach of fistulated cows.
||Departure from the conference venue
||Arrival at Agro Business Park, coffee and cake
||Introduction to Agro Business Park and presentation by Advanced Substrate Technologies
||Transport to Aarhus University
||Demonstration of pilot plant for biorefining of protein from grass to pig feed, by Søren Krogh Jensen, Senior Researcher, Department of Animal Science.
||Plant and animal protein for food, by Trine Kastrup Dalsgaard, Associate Professor, Department of Food Science.
||Feeding trials and reduction of methane production with fistulated cows – with a window to the stomach, by Peter Lund, Senior Researcher, Department of Animal Science.
||Demonstration of climate chambers for measurements of methane production from cows, by Peter Lund, Senior Researcher, Department of Animal Science.
||Arrival at Tivoli Friheden