The Universiteit Maastricht is the youngest university in the Netherlands and growing rapidly. Currently there are 11,500 students and 3,000 staff. The Nutrition and Toxicology Research Institute Maastricht (NUTRIM) is the research institute involved in FLAVIOLA. Within NUTRIM, 15 biomedical, clinical and behavioral-science departments co-operate in the implementation of scientific research in the fields of nutrition and toxicology and in the education of PhD-students. The total number of scientific staff participating within NUTRIM is ca. 210 including some 100 PhD students.