1a.Objectives (from AD-416):
The objective of this agreement is to mainly conduct collaborative research in the areas of Food Safety and Functional Food Development based on dairy and other agricultural resources.
1b.Approach (from AD-416):
1. KFRI will send research scientists to the ERRC to conduct the research stated above and vice versa.
2. Exchange of information through seminars during short visits.
3. Whenever possible, ERRC and KFRI will consider developing joint research projects to generate knowledge on specific pathogens and functional food development that may impact normal import and export of food products and add values on agricultural products.
4. To generate broad interest and increased activities upon mutual consent between ERRC and KFRI.
This agreement was signed recently. Prof. Yoon (President of Korea Food Institute) visited ERRC in August. Research discussions focused on food safety, functional food, dairy products, and food protection.