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Declan Troy
Acting Head of Food Programme
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Teagasc Food Research Centre - Ashtown & Moorepark

What is Teagasc

Teagasc (the Agriculture and Food Development Authority) is the national body providing integrated research, advisory and training services to the agriculture and food industry and rural communities. It offers state-of the-art scientific expertise and research services for industry (primarily the food industry), using world-class facilities and equipment. Engagement ranges from basic consultancy services to large scale collaborations. Teagasc also offers training for the food
industry.

Teagasc’s research areas are:

• Animal and Grassland Research and Innovation
• Crops, Environment and Land Use
• Food
• Rural Economy and Development
• Teagasc has advisory offices throughout Ireland.

Facilities

• Laboratory and Test Bakery Facilities
• The Bioactive Protein Discovery Unit
• The Bio-Functional Food Engineering Facility
• The Flavour Chemistry Facility
• The Meat Industry Development Unit
• The National Food Imaging Centre
• The NMR suite
• The Nutraceutical Research Facility
• The Prepared Consumer Food Centre
• The Teagasc Sequencing Centre
• The Tissue culture facility

Located in:

Research Centres are:
• Animal Bioscience Research Centre Grange, Co. Meath
• Ashtown Food Research Centre, Dublin
• Athenry Animal & Grassland Research Centre, Co. Galway
• Grange Animal & Grassland Research Centre, Co. Meath
• Johnstown Castle, Environment Research Centre, Co. Wexford
• Moorepark Food Research Centre, Co. Cork
• Oak Park, Crops Research Centre, Carlow
• Rural Economy Research Centre, Co. Galway

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