Health, nutrition and business are the three main focus points at Campus Venlo. Research and educational topics range from food innovation and the psychology of eating to logistics optimisation. Research at Campus Venlo is done in an interdisciplinary fashion within three research lines. Next to this Campus Venlo offers three programmes of study: one bachelor's programme and two master's programmes.
University College Venlo (UCV) is unique. You follow your interests and select your own courses. This enables you to study issues related to health, nutrition and business in an interdisciplinary manner. With the help of your personal academic advisor, you build a tailor-made bachelor's programme, perfecty adapted to the Master’s programme or professional position you aim for.
Are you interested in developing new food and nutrition solutions to optimize health and prevent and treat disease? Would you like to know how a health food product goes from being just an idea to being launched in the market? And would you like to be involved in creating commercially viable foods that are both tasty and healthy? Then Health Food Innovation Management could be just the programme for you.
Are you a creative thinker who can innovate to achieve a competitive edge? Are you interested in supply chain management processes and how they can be improved? And would you like to make a real difference to a company that wants to compete in a dynamic, international marketplace? If so, the master’s programme in Global Supply Chain Management and Change may be the perfect way to start your career.
The Centre for Healthy Eating and Food Innovation (HEFI) is focused on the promotion of healthy eating by researching the effects of food on human health, developing innovative, healthy food products and advancing the promotion of healthy dietary habits.
Research by the Centre for Healthy Eating and Food Innovation (HEFI) is organised in three topics:
BISCI seeks to apply the latest results of logistics research to address the challenges of service providers in the region and beyond. In addition, the institute trains the next generation of professionals who can contribute to supply chain innovation in the industry.
Hidde van Steenwijk, a former pharmacy student, became fascinated by the health effects of vegetables and fruit and is now a PhD student at University College Venlo. Within the Dutch government’s top-sector project 'The Value(s) of Vegetables and Fruit' he will be working on an innovative challenge model over the next four years through which he hopes to scientifically demonstrate the health benefits of fruit and vegetables.
What can we learn about the health claims that manufacturers make about foods by applying data science?