Nanyang Technological University food science
Food security is one of the key concerns locally and globally due to the convergence of factors. Singapore has since repositioned to play a strategic role in to ensure the food security through research and development in urban agribusiness. It covers diverse aspects relating to modern farming practices, to reduction of food wastage through better processing technologies, to appropriate nutrition needs for the ageing population.
The Food Science and Technology Programme at Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is a collaborative effort with the world renowned Wageningen University and Research (WUR) from The Netherlands. It is an inter-school and interdisciplinary strategic initiative at NTU, and trains students with adequate skills needed for the demands of national food security and associated new food industry.