UCD is Ireland’s leader in graduate education with approximately 7,000 graduate students, and almost 2,000 PhD students. The Institute of Food and Health is a major campus-wide initiative at University College Dublin to develop and conduct world class, multidisciplinary research into food and health. The Institute is unique in Ireland and Europe in bringing together leading academics within UCD from all areas of food and health research. The work proposed falls under the Food Quality and Processing research theme of the Institute.
UCD is the coordinator of the Workpackage 1 (raw material characterization)). UCD is in close contact with the industrial partners 10 (The Apple Farm) to develop the applications related with cider production.