TiFN is a unique platform where industry and academia converge and collaborate to create breakthrough innovations in food and nutrition. TiFN enables the food industry to tackle major societal issues and generate competitive advantage. With the global population set to reach nine billion by the middle of this century, the industry is being challenged to develop sustainable solutions that safeguard food supply, food safety, human health and well-being. New directions, new approaches, new thinking are essential if we are to meet these challenges. TiFn organizes innovation programs on healthy nutrition and sustainable food systems with public private consortia of businesses and academic institutions.