Indofood Riset Nugraha ("IRN")
Building Human Capital

Initiated in 1998, IRN is a program providing financial support for research activities, mainly in relation to food quality improvement as well as food diversification, to support national food security. Evaluation processes are conducted by a board of experts consisting of eight prominent experts in technology and food industries.

A different theme is set each year, determined by current issues in society. Support is provided to Bachelor degree students who are finishing their thesis. Several research results are expected to be further developed. “Utilization of Arrowroot for The Production of Biodegradable Plastics” and “The Growth and Yield Performance of Several Large–Sized Soy Bean Genotypes (Glycine max L) During Dry Season” are research topics with high potential to generate positive benefits for society Several research papers were presented in international competitions. These achievements are evidence that Indonesian research can meet international quality standards.