skip to primary navigationskip to content

Cambridge Global Food Security

A Strategic Research Initiative of the University of Cambridge

Studying at Cambridge

 

Ms Kirsten Van Fossen

Ms Kirsten Van Fossen

PhD Student, Industrial Sustainability, Department of Engineering


Office Phone: 01223 766141

Biography:

Early Career Researcher

Cambridge Global Food Security Committee Member 2016-17

Departments and Institutes

Institute for Manufacturing:

Research Interests

Prevention of diet-related disease offers a proactive approach to foster public health and well-being, but sustainable and effective approaches for prevention still remain a challenge. Is it possible that specific entrepreneurial innovation processes can provide more sustainable and effective solutions? In Kirsten’s PhD research, she explores innovation processes that enable entrepreneurs to improve our food system. She has a particular interest in how entrepreneurs innovate to help consumers realize healthier food consumption. 

 

Key Publications

Early-career researcher, Initiative Committee Member 2016-17