The MET Technology Gateway is co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Union through the ERDF Northern and Western Regional Programme 2021-27

Innovation in Nutrition

The ability to test and modify the impact of foods on physiological parameters enables food companies to develop niche foods that can target particular groups in the population. MET has leading expertise in nutritional science for medical purposes and can assist companies in product design and innovation through the following supports:

  • Metabolic testing
  • Cognitive testing
  • Antioxidant assays
  • Food intake studies
  • Sensory testing
  • Consumer testing
  • Product development and optimisation
  • Packaging
  • Branding and regulation
  • Human interventional trials