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Welcome to High-Value Nutrition
High-Value Nutrition is the New Zealand National Science Challenge with the mission to grow the science excellence and knowledge New Zealand needs to create and deliver food to the world that people choose to stay healthy and well.
A Systems Nutrition approach
The Challenge brings together multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional teams with a systems-level view on the networks in the human body, our environment and society. The research is the basis for the development and delivery of validated high-value foods for health and well-being Learn more about our science. Read our HVN newsletters.
Introducing the High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge
Our Vision Mātauranga strategy guides research investment to align with mātauranga/ knowledge and supports Māori innovation and opportunities to develop and deliver high-value foods for health and wellbeing. Read more…
Updates and events
High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge announces $3.5M new investment for consumer and food science research
The High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge has today announced a $3.5 million research investment funding for two Research Programmes, which are in addition to the four programmes previously announced in June. The new programmes will foster strong science...
The High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge has today announced a $22.4 million research investment funding for four successful Priority Research Programmes; which are all science and business collaborations, and will each receive research investment over...