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Students tackle world’s protein problem in ReThink Protein Challenge

The search for alternative proteins has never been stronger as Wageningen University & Research (WUR) estimates that by 2050, 30 to 40 percent more protein will be needed to feed the world. To tackle this conundrum, WUR has launched the second ...

30 teams make it to the next round of the ReThink Protein Challenge’2

Back in January, 49 teams from 41 different universities spread over 18 countries across 5 continents started the ReThink Protein Challenge’2. Last week, after 1,5 months of hard work, the students handed in their milestones reports, in which they presented t...

Quest for a solution that will accelerate the protein transition

In the Rethink Protein 2 Challenge Wageningen University & Research challenges BSc, MSc and PhD students to come up with a business idea or prototype that helps to provide 9 billion people with enough protein in a way that is healthy, affordable and good for ou...

De eiwittransitie: dat is ook ei zonder kip

Als in een gesprek het woord eiwittransitie valt, zie je vaak vragende blikken als antwoord, terwijl bijna iedereen wel weet wat vegetarische of veganistische voeding inhoudt. Toch zijn ze nauw met elkaar verbonden. Want de eiwittransitie is niets meer dan ...

Second edition of the ReThink Protein Challenge kicks off online

5, 4, 3, 2, 1... on Thursday 14 January, the second edition of the ReThink Protein Challenge officially kicked off in an online event. Students and partners from around the world tuned in for more information about the event, its organisers and partners, and the ra...

Webinar: Leading the way in replacing animal protein

In an exciting webinar on 1 December, WUR researchers Ingrid van der Meer and Atze-Jan van der Goot introduced us to different approaches to replace animal protein in our diets. It is no secret t...