Alpro Foundation call for research grants


Αθήνα, 8 Μαρτίου 2013

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The Alpro Foundation announces the opportunity for research grants for new innovative research related to “plant-based diet and its impact on human health “.


Application deadline for short proposals is April 7, 2013 at 12:00 pm (CET).

Only research topics which are endorsing the objectives of the Alpro Foundation can be taken into consideration. We have a special interest in the following topics:


  • Protein quality of a plant-based diet and/or legumes / soy / plant-based dairy alternatives
  • Gastro-intestinal comfort of plant-based food (use in lactose-intolerance, gluten intolerance, irritable bowel syndrome, dyspepsia, …)
  • Impact of a flexitarian lifestyle (focus on plant-based products in diet) on health and/or nutritional status / micronutrient status
  • Sustainable and/or health impact of plant-based dairy alternatives and/or plant foods in general
  • Plant-based diet and impact on sport performance/fitness and/or impact on muscle recovery
  • Consumer research: attitude/changing attitude towards plant-based diet and/or sustainable impact of nutrition
  • Tools for changing consumer behavior: towards more plant-based sustainable diet


Applications are accepted for a maximum of  50.000 euros per year (all costs included, VAT and overhead costs) and the duration period cannot exceed 2 years.

  •  Applicants should first submit a short proposal (attachment)
  • The applications should be written in English.
  • The application will be reviewed by the Scientific Advisory Board and the Board of Directors of the Alpro Foundation.
  • After selection by the Scientific Advisory Board a full proposal needs to be sent in before May 31, 2013.
  • All submissions should be sent by email to:


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