LUNZ-Hub: Land use for net zero hub (BBSRC; 2023-2026)

PROFILE: Novel extraction and flavour masking of algal protein (Innovate UK; 2023-2025)

AgriFood4NetZero Network+ (UKRI, 2022-2023) CHAMPIONS - AgriFood4NetZeroNetwork+)

IPSUS: Upcycled plant and seaweed proteins (SUSFOOD2-FOSC, 2022-2025; Home | IPSUS)

Novel extraction of seaweed protein (STFC Food Network+; 2021-2022)

Rice Protein (GCRF Networking Grant with HUST Vietnam, 2022-2023) GCRF2021 (

Umami from microalgae (STFC Food Network+; 2020–2021)

Food Processing and Tree Crop Water Utilisation in South Africa (WRC; 2021-2024).

An Impact Study of the Sulphur dioxide usage within the South African Dried Fruit Industry (HORTGRO, 2022-2023)

Group Leaders

Dr Parag Acharya

Senior Fellow in Food Innovation, Innovation Growth Manager, Growing Kent & Medway Cluster

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