Description of organisation
Wageningen UR is a collaboration between Wageningen University and the DLO research institutes. Wageningen UR (University and Research Centre) has a staff of 6,500 and provides education and research facilities for 10,000 students from over 100 countries. Inspired by its mission ‘To explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life’, Wageningen UR is active in the domain of healthy food and living environment for governments and the business community-at-large. The strength of Wageningen UR lies in its ability to join the forces of specialised research institutes and Wageningen University. It also lies in the combined efforts of the various fields of natural and social sciences. This union of expertise leads to scientific breakthroughs that can quickly be put into practice and be incorporated into education.
Description of the unit participating in LANDMARK
The department Biometris is the fully integrated collaboration of PRI Biometris and the Mathematical and Statistical Methods Group. Statistical and mathematical methods are being developed for the quantification of biological processes and processes in our living environment, both for companies and academics, to explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life. This is done at all levels, from gene to ecosystem and from product to production chain.