New Food Institute Blends Academic, Industry Partners

Cornell staff and industry scientists, engineers, and leaders have implemented a new public-private partnership to contribute to the Cornell Institute for Foods System’s (CIFS) mission to have safe, nutritional, sustainable, and affordable foods available to consumers. The partnership (CIFS-Industry Partnership Program) was created with the aid of the Department of Food and Science, and offers members an opportunity to collaborate with top researchers and technology in order to improve food systems. A variety of companies in the dairy, wine, and food industries have already enlisted, and will collaborate with over 60 faculty members and experts in technical training, research, and technology transfer through various venues in order to address critical issues such as food safety, shelf life, and improved nutritional value.

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