Teagasc is the agriculture and food development authority in Ireland. Its mission is to support science-based innovation in the agri-food sector and the broader bioeconomy that will underpin profitability, competitiveness and sustainability.
The Joint Irish Nutrigenomics Organisation, JINGO incorporates four universities working together to create a National Nutrition Phenotype Database.
The Irish Food Composition Database (IFCDB) had been compiled by researchers at The School of Food and Nutritional Sciences, University College Cork . The database contains composition data for approximately 1000 foods, including manufactured products, composite dishes and nutritional supplements. Values for 41 nutrient factors are described, including 12 vitamins and 12 minerals.
IUNA (Irish Universities Nutrition Alliance) comprises three academic nutrition units from University College Cork, University of Ulsterand University College Dublin. By bringing together the specific expertise from these three nutrition units, IUNA has been able to involve itself in a broad area of nutrition and food research.