The Food Safety Consortium (FSC)

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Initiated by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU), the FSC comprises stakeholders from the academia, industry and other organizations to address food safety with cutting-edge & applied technologies, together with timely and in-depth communications on food safety related matters. We are supported by PolyU’s Food Safety and Technology Research Centre (FSTRC), Innovation and Technology Development Office (ITDO) and other academic and research units.

Our Objectives

  • To create an industry-academia network and to provide support to the industry with advanced technology and science
  • To enhance capability and competence on food safety and its related technology development through academic and industrial collaborations

How is FSC structured?

The Management Committee, Steering Committee and Advisory Board are responsible for the management of FSC. Sub-committees encompassing the following food industry areas shall be formed, with each to be chaired by members of the Management Committee with the corresponding expertise:

  • Retail & Wholesale
  • Manufacturing
  • Catering
  • Testing & Services
  • Food Security Management

Activities such as regular networking gatherings, industry technology needs assessment workshops, seminars, match-making meetings and the like will be organized with the support of PolyU serving as the Secretariat of the FSC.


Our Strengths & Scope

  • Innovative technology development
  • Functional food development
  • Nutrition and public health
  • Testing and certification
  • Risk analysis and toxicology
  • Food virus testing
  • Genetically modified animal and plant testing
  • Molecular food authentication
  • Application of QA/QC systems
  • Novel biological, chemical and physical testing technologies
  • Professional education, training, and consultancy services

We are excited to explore how we could assist the industry with our current technologies as well as to collaborate with potential partners in developing new technologies for the above and other technology areas. Contact us today to learn more!


Join our Corporate Membership!

Join the FSC Corporate Membership to learn more on how PolyU expertise could assist you in addressing your challenges with science and technology, and to join hands with PolyU in advancing global food safety.


Membership / Enquiries

E: T: [852] 3400 2861 F: [852] 2334 8755

Click here to download the FSC flyer.


PolyU brings along experts encompassing supranational and governmental bodies, the corporations, industry associations and other stakeholders on a sustainable common platform for the exchange on technical problems and solutions in a global as well as a regional context – with Science as the Foundation for Enhancing Food Safety Management.

Explore novel technologies and management insights together with food safety stakeholders from around the globe.

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Tel: (852) 3400 2861
Fax: (852) 2334 8755