Research Association of the German Food Industry (FEI)
Subjects: Physiology of Nutrition , Food Processing
The Research Association of the German Food Industry (FEI) is a non-profit, registered association supporting research projects in all fields of food science, food technology and nutritional science.
Up today the FEI is the sole research association spanning almost all branches and disciplines of the food and drink industry in Germany.
The FEI connects economy and science: It coordinates yearly about 100 cooperative research projects, organises scientific conferences and publishes different media for experts.
Via committees of company representatives - which accompany all projects and guarantee the industrial relevance of the projects - an average of more than 900 companies are regularly involved in the network of the FEI.
The financing is provided by private funding (enterprises and industrial associations) and public funding (Federal Ministry of Economic Affairs and Energy).