SIK – The Swedish Institute for Food and Biotechnology

R&D partner

SIK, The Swedish Institute for Food and Biotechnology, is an industrial research institute owned by SP Technical Research Institute of Sweden and has a number of strategic alliances and collaborative ventures with national and international knowledge centers. Sustainable Food Production is the largest business domain at SIK and is mainly the contributing part to EAT Stockholm Food Forum. SIK has several of the leading international life cycle assessment specialists in the food sector and access to a number of the world’s foremost LCA specialists in the area. SIK´s research is at the very forefront internationally, providing customers with access to a network of recognized LCA experts. The current areas of research include: • Environmental impact of food production and consumption as. • Continued development and adaptation of LCA methodology to food (e.g. fishery, land use changes and pesticide use/toxicity). • Development of LCA methodology to evaluate changes in technology and production in the food industry and in the food chain.