FoodPlanetH is a collaborative project implemented by three academic institutions: Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München (LMU Munich), University of Göttingen, and Technical University Munich (TUM).

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU Munich)

Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU Munich) is located in Munich, Germany. Founded in 1472, it is one of Germany’s oldest and most prestigious public universities. In the Food-PlanetH project, LMU Munich is represented through the Public Health Nutrition Team at the Chair of Public Health and Health Services Research, which focuses on the generation, synthesis, and translation of evidence on population-level nutrition interventions. The chair is part of Cochrane Public Health Europe and hosts a WHO Collaborating Center for Evidence-Based Public Health. It is also part of the Pettenkofer School of Public Health, which runs Masters‘ and a PhD Program in Public Health and Epidemiology, and is responsible for training Bavaria‘s public health officials.

The Food-PlanetH team at LMU Munich – and the consortium as a whole –  is led by Peter von Philipsborn.

University of Göttingen

The Georg-August-Universität Göttingen is an internationally renowned research university. Founded in 1737 in the Age of Enlightenment, the University is committed to the values of social responsibility of science, democracy, tolerance, and justice. Within Food-PlanetH, the University of Göttingen is represented through theChair for Marketing of Food and Agricultural Products, which works towards sustainable food systems.

The Food-PlanetH Team at the University of Göttingen is led by Achim Spiller and Kristin Jürkenbeck.

Technical University of Munich (TUM)

The Technical University of Munich is one of the leading research technical universities in Germany and has been consistently named a University of Excellence. TUM is committed to the progress of innovation for people, nature, and society. At TUM, the goal of the Professorship of Public Health and Prevention is to generate evidence to support decision making in health care and public health policy to improve population health in a cost-effective and equitable way. The Professorship focuses primarily on the evaluation of interventions and policies, particularly regarding the prevention and management of non-communicable diseases.

The Food-PlanetH Team at TUM is led by Michael Laxy.