OSU Food Science & Technology is a primary resource for food science knowledge, research, innovation, and talent in the Pacific Northwest and beyond.
Our mission is to provide relevant, cutting-edge training in food science and technology, and perform world-class research, within a supportive framework that values diversity. Specifically we aim to:
- Develop knowledgeable critical thinkers who contribute to the food community through leadership, service, and life-long learning.
- Conduct relevant and impactful basic and applied research that proactively addresses challenges important to Oregon and the world.
- Lead and advocate for programs that promote growth for our industry partners and provide positive community impact.
- Evolve strategically as the world, science, and industry evolve in order to contribute to the sustainability of our food systems.