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New research centre to develop low carbon cooling for food sector

Brunel University is to launch National Centre for Sustainable Energy Use in Food Chains in September, promising a ‘unique cross-disciplinary hub of engineers, scientists and industry experts’

Brunel said the new centre, which launches on September 5 would seek to develop energy-efficient food manufacturing, distribution and retail systems to support companies achieve their carbon reduction targets in the short,medium and long-terms. The centre is to be led by Professor Savvas Tassou, head of the School of Engineering and Design and well-known for his refrigeration and energy expertise, had received substantial funding from Research Councils UK. The project is a partnership with the Universities of Birmingham and Manchester and 33 supporters from industry.

The announcement of the food chain centre is the second research centre to launch this year with government energy-related funding. The i-Stute research centre, based at the University of Warwick, was launched last month to research low energy building cooling and heating

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