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Research Area:Global Food

The Promising Future of Food Waste

When someone mentions “food security,” eggshells and banana peels may not be the first things that come to mind. But to Larry Baker, a research professor in the Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering, our food waste could be the key to a happy and healthy future.

As part of the MnDRIVE-funded Waste Not project, Baker and his fellow researchers are working to close the loop on our organic waste systems. By finding ways to transform these systems, they hope to reduce the cost of disposal, as well as the environmental impacts of food production.

Funding Opportunities

Research Area:Brain Conditions

2017-2018 MnDRIVE Fellowships in Neuromodulation

Deadline: 
January 20, 2017

 (summer 2017 and fall 2017 start dates)