DPTC - Anne Marie
Dr Anne Marie Henihan
Centre CEO
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DPTC - The Dairy Processing Technology Centre

What is DPTC

DPTC is a centre of excellence for dairy processing research and innovation. The Centre will help to fuel growth in the Irish dairy sector by performing research focused on cost-efficient processing, facilitating a step-change in environmental sustainability and creating, validating and commercialising a pipeline of science and technology based manufacturing platforms for dairy ingredients.

The foundation of the DPTC is a strong, long-term industry– academic collaborative partnership that will develop, build and translate the knowledge and capabilities in dairy processing that are needed today and for the long-term growth and development of the sector.


• Efficiencies – cost competitiveness in dairy processing
• Process development – next generation dairy processing science and technology
• Product innovation – innovating for value through dairy processing
• Quality and safety – product quality and safety by design
• Environmental sustainability – towards a zero emissions dairy industry

Research performed by:

 University of Limerick
 University College Cork
 University College Dublin
 Dublin City University
 National University of Ireland Galway
 Technological University Dublin
 Trinity College Dublin

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