• 2023 MNI Grant - Deadline approaching

    Apply before 30 April 2023

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  • MNI 5-year Strategy 2023-2027

    Striving for better health while facing current challenges

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  • Mental Health - EU call for evidence

    Nutritional care should be part of the support to people with mental and neurological disorders

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  • EU Clinical Trials Information System

    A missed opportunity

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  • World Cancer Day

    Integrate nutritional care to sustain the quality of life of cancer patients

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  • Factors contributing to unequal patient access to home parenteral nutrition in Europe

    A White Paper

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  • What is a Food for Special Medical Purposes? and how to recognise it?

    Found out 6 easy ways to recognise an FSMP and how to distinguish them from General or Fortified Foods

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Welcome to MNI – the Medical Nutrition International Industry association

MNI – the Medical Nutrition International Industry association – is the voice of the medical nutrition industry at international level. 

We represent companies providing solutions for nutritional therapy: Oral Nutritional Supplements (ONS), Enteral Tube Feeding (enteral nutrition via the gastrointestinal tract), and Parenteral Nutrition (intravenous feeding) - as well as other actors operating in the medical nutrition market, such as ingredients and medical devices for nutritional care.

MNI works to achieve better care through better nutrition, across all ages and healthcare settings.

Disease-Related Malnutrition and Medical Nutrition

Factsheet on Medical Nutrition

Medical Nutrition Dossier & Summary Booklet

Infographic on Malnutrition

Video animation on cost-effective benefits of ONS

Malnutrition in Cancer

Value of Medical Nutrition in Oncology - Evidence Dossier 2020

Infographic "Cancer care: why nutrition matters"

Christine - cancer patient on home parenteral nutrition

Integrating nutritional therapy in cancer treatment

COVID-19 and Nutritional Management

Factsheet: ''Medical Nutrition Benefits in Covid-19 Patients''

Infographic "Why is nutritional care important for patients with COVID-19 across the healthcare continuum?"

Recommendations on nutritional care of patients with COVID-19 issued by scientific societies and patient organisations

2023 marks the 15th anniversary of the grant. Over the years, the MNI Grant has supported or stimulated ambitious initiatives – endorsed by PEN (or sister) societies worldwide – which have contributed…

MNI is proud to present the MNI Strategy 2023-2027, stating our mission, vision and activities for the coming years.

Our mission and vision remain unchanged, but the new Strategy equips MNI to better…

Today, MNI provided its feedback to the Call for Evidence on the EU Initiative “A comprehensive approach to mental health”.

Nutritional care – including malnutrition screening – should be part of the…

The Medical Nutrition International Industry (MNI) regrets that the EU Clinical Trials Information System (CTIS) does not include a mandatory assessment of the nutritional status of the patient during…