Trouw Nutrition, University of Alberta form strategic partnership

A new strategic partnership has been formed between University of Alberta and Trouw Nutrition o enable the acceleration of key research and development activities.

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Collaboration aims to spark animal nutrition innovation

A new strategic partnership has been formed between University of Alberta (UoA), one of Canada’s top teaching and research universities, and Trouw Nutrition, global leader in animal feeding solutions and services.

Trouw Nutrition will work collaboratively with scientists of the faculty of Agricultural, Nutritional and Environmental Sciences (ALES), to enable the acceleration of key research and development activities using University of Alberta facilities. ALES is recognized for its strength in nutrition research across animals and humans.

This partnership is built on strong, longstanding relationships between the University of Alberta researchers and Trouw Nutrition. The agreement will create opportunities to deepen existing collaborations as well as to explore new research and innovation opportunities in animal nutrition.

“The collaboration with the University of Alberta fits in our strategy to develop a global network with scientific centers of excellence in specific areas of animal nutrition, animal health and livestock precision farming,” said Coen Smits, R&D director at Trouw Nutrition.

Trouw Nutrition will benefit from this partnership by gaining new skills and knowledge in current and new field of scientific areas, and by strengthening our research with well-known academia from University of Alberta” said Marjan Beerthuis, manager Grants & Contracts Trouw Nutrition Innovation.

Stanford Blade, Dean of the Faculty of Agricultural Life and Environmental Sciences at the University of Alberta, said: “We are very pleased by the establishment of this important agreement. Our faculty is acknowledged for its leading work that brings together production agriculture, food, nutrition and health. This exciting partnership between Trouw Nutrition and our faculty will use the company’s global presence and deep knowledge of animal nutrition to engage University of Alberta researchers and students. Trouw Nutrition’s reputation of bringing innovative solutions to their customers aligns with our faculty’s expertise and capacity to turn science into solutions. I am confident that this collaboration between Trouw Nutrition and the University of Alberta will ensure that we contribute to solving global problems together.”

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