Profile of institution, cluster or research
Name: Národné poľnohospodárske a potravinárske centrum
Type: Public agency (national)
Street: Hlohovecká 2
National Agricultural and Food Centre in its area of competence is the main organisation of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Slovak Republic for the implementation of the principles of intelligence specialties in the field of agricultural and food research and development as one of the basic areas of specialization of the Slovak Republic from the perspective of the available scientific capacities.
The National Agricultural and Food Centre focuses on comprehensive research and gathering of knowledge in the sustainable use and protection of natural resources, especially soil and water resources for crop production and animal husbandry, quality and safety, innovation and competitiveness of food and non-food products of agricultural origin, productive and non-productive impact of agriculture on the environment and rural development and the transfer of knowledge from agricultural and food research to end users. Biomass utilisation and efficient usage is part of focus.