An introduction to Nutrition and Sport at MET Gateway

MET Nutrition and Sport is one of five technology themes in the Enterprise Ireland Medical Engineering and Technology Gateway at Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology. MET is an interdisciplinary research centre, dedicated to supporting research, development and innovation in the MedTech, LifeSciences and Engineering sectors. We support Irish industry by providing access to the academic expertise within GMIT, generating solutions for the close-to-market needs of companies.

At MET Nutrition and Sport, we are dedicated to advancing the sciences of nutrition and sport in collaboration with industry to maximise healthy outcomes in the Irish population. The concept of medicinal nutrition encompasses functional foods and foods for health. The research team at MET can support the food and sport industries in all aspects of research, development, innovation, and novel product design to help meet the increasing consumer demand for healthy products. Our aim is to offer practical evidence-based scientific information on technical support, process support, new product development and existing product improvement.

We offer innovation support and assistance to start-ups, HPSUs, SMEs, large indigenous and multinationals.

Our aim is to deliver innovation expertise and solutions for Irish industry.

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This article was first published on the MET Nutrition and Sport website.