Croatian Academic Centre for Applied Nutritional Science (CACANS)
The main objective of Croatian Academic Centre for Applied Nutritional Science (CACANS) is to unite experts in the field of nutritional science, food technology, biotechnology, agronomy, medicine pharmacy, psychology, kinesiology and gastro enology. The goal is to create a unique group of members who will work together on promotion, development and improvement of nutritional awareness, quality of life and disease prevention of individuals and society using integrated approach to nutrition and health.
CACANS mission is to promote the development and improvement of nutritional and complementary professions, encourage further development of nutritional science in Croatia and its implementation in practice, and nutritional education of general and professional public in accordance to international, local and European Union standards. Our vision is to become and remain an institution whose work will result in concrete and clearly visible improvement in education, awareness and quality of life for the society.
Since it was founded in 2014, CACANS work and activities include a number of successful projects such as the co-organization 3rd and 4th International Congress of Nutritionist, partnership in the EU project "Sweet dietetics" with the POU Zagreb, project management of Croatian Food Revolution Day and publishing first nutritional magazine for professional and general public "Hranologija".
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