Syreon Research Institute (SRI) is an independent research-oriented company providing expert services since 2008 in the fields of evidence synthesis, health economics, health policy, public health, food and nutrition science. Our experience in food safety risk assessment, modelling, public health policy, capacity building and education brought together with extensive knowledge of data and knowledge management, evidence-based decision-making, health economics, and health policy provides a unique portfolio in food and nutrition science. SRI performs high-quality research on assessing food safety & nutritional risks and benefits, considering other dimensions, such as complex health, environmental and societal aspects, costs and sustainability. Preparing for future challenges, we provide a framework of predictive analytics as well as driver and scenario analysis to anticipate emerging food systems risks and systemic drivers. Our experience in data and knowledge management are exploited through our ability to connect various databases, process and analyse data, and provide actionable insight. We believe in evidence-based decision-making and the power of data and advanced analytics, but also in the importance of domain expert knowledge and interpretation.

Activities of SRI in the field of food and nutrition science include:

  • Food safety risk assessment, risk-benefit assessment
  • Food health technology assessment
  • Multidisciplinary and multi-criteria assessment
  • Emerging food systems risk identification
  • Food safety research for all stakeholders
  • Systematic literature review with qualitative and quantitative synthesis
  • Data aggregation, connection, processing, analysis, and modelling
  • Assisting food safety decision-making processes
  • Evidence synthesis
  • Capacity building
  • Food and nutrition science trainings

Role in FoodDataQuest:

  • Contributing to mapping the current landscape of private data sharing in food systems, including use cases;
  • Identification of gain creators, needs and opportunities for private data sharing;
  • Defining strategies to use data and digital technologies to change consumer behaviour;
  • Collaboration in the Use-case on ‘Reimagining food services in hospitals and elderly care homes promoting health and sustainability’.