Using food and a focus on the microbiome to protect against respiratory illness
HVN funding for Immune Health includes a Priority Research Programme (PRP) and three Contestable Fund Projects:
Immune Health Highlights
Innovative product using seaweed waste and greenshell mussels to be developed for anti-inflammatory effects
The GreenshellTM mussel (GSM) Perna canaliculus is an iconic New Zealand seafood product that is highly valued by consumers in New Zealand and overseas for its unique flavour and visual appeal, and increasingly for its anti-inflammatory properties. Funded by the...
MIHI (Movers in Hemp Innovation) is a collaboration of Māori and non-Māori entities seeking to grow the hemp industry in New Zealand. The MIHI business cluster has received a $100,000 Māori Food & Beverage Development Grant from the High-Value Nutrition (HVN)...
In praise of the mussel and foods from the shoreline…and the Cawthron Institute – a powerhouse of New Zealand science and innovation
By Richard Mithen, High-Value Nutrition National Science Challenge Chief Scientist One of the great privileges of my job as Chief Scientist of HVN is having the opportunity to visit the many centres of science excellence in New Zealand. It was a particular pleasure to...