Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods (INAF)

A reference in the research world

The Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods (INAF) brings together distinguished researchers working in three research areas: science and engineering, health sciences and social sciences. Almost half of them come from four Université Laval faculties:

  • Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences
  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Forestry and Geomatics


Additional members are involved in other organisations such as:

  • Agriculture and Agri-food Canada
  • Université de Sherbrooke
  • INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier
  • Université du Québec à Montréal
  • TransBIOTech
  • Université du Québec à Rimouski
  • Université de Montréal
  • McGill University

With its solid foundation, the INAF is a model in the world of academic research.  Day after day, its multidisciplinary team of renowned researchers achieves its mission of improving human nutrition through research, contributing to education, ensuring the transfer of knowledge and technology and fostering innovation.

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