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6. October 2020 - 15:33

Yesterday, the Minister of Territorial Policy, Public Works and Mobility, Arcadi España, announced a set of actions to ensure safe transport and a new report on the presence of coronavirus in stations and trains prepared by the working groups of CSIC researchers Gloria Sanchez (IATA) and Xavier Querol (IDAEA), both are part of the committee of experts COVID19 of Comunity of Valencia. The analysis of the samples, carried out by the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA), belonging...

El IATA participa en el proyecto “The V-PLACE – Enabling consumer choice in Vegan or Vegetarian Food Products” aprobado por la EIT Food

1. October 2020 - 14:49

The demand for food products of plant origin has expanded considerably in recent years in Europe. Consumers who want to replace animal products partially or completely, demand correct, updated and verifiable information on the alternatives of plant origin. The V-PLACE project aims to communicate to consumers interested in maintaining a more sustainable lifestyle and food, all kinds of information regarding the nutritional value of food and ingredients and the different options in the choice of...

19. August 2020 - 12:15

The scientists at this CSIC centre in Paterna (Valencia) are actively working on finding solutions to combat the health crisis caused by the coronavirus The detection of viral RNA in wastewater to monitor the presence of the virus or the development of new materials for masks are some of the projects The Minister of Science and Innovation, Pedro Duque, and the President of the Generalitat Valenciana, Ximo Puig, toured the facilities of the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (...

11. August 2020 - 10:33

IATA has been gradually resuming its research activity in recent weeks. We have talked to the research staff to find out how they are returning to normal and how this break has affected their research projects. This week we interviewed two representatives of IATA PhD students Laura Settier and Victor Silva. The PhD is a decisive phase in the research career, these are years of hard work and effort. An average of 12 theses are defended at IATA each year. At present we have 27 doctoral students...

31. July 2020 - 15:07

Researchers Leticia Mora, Mª Carmen Collado, Mª José Fabra and Ana Rosa Ballester have been nominated by the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) and their candidacies have been accepted for the AcademiaNet international platform managed by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) in cooperation with the publishing house Spektrum der Wissenschaft (SpringerNature). AcademiaNet, through its website, publishes the profiles of women researchers who have been nominated by recognised European...

29. July 2020 - 11:15

IATA has been gradually resuming its research activity in recent weeks. We have talked to the research staff to find out how they are recovering and how this hiatus has affected their research projects. This week we interviewed Remedios Melero Remedios Melero, is a researcher at the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology, coordinates the Spanish working group on Open Access to Science and is currently working on a national project related to research data and open science. She is a...

29. July 2020 - 10:25

The current health crisis caused by COVID-19 has been marked by a shortage of medical supplies from the outset. This has led both science and industry to focus their efforts on providing rapid solutions to the adverse situations generated by SARS-CoV-2. A team of IATA-CSIC researchers, led by José María Lagarón, together with the EBT of the CSIC, Bioinicia S.L., developed a material for mask filters FFP1, FFP2, FFP3 and surgical masks from nanofibers in the framework of the projects pre-...

Un proyecto europeo desarrolla un dispositivo para superficies alimentarias que detecta el coronavirus en una hora

23. July 2020 - 12:44

This is a molecular analysis device that gives results in one hour and will be placed in the food processing facilities The project will be developed by five European institutions and companies and has a budget of 792,000 euros Researchers from the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC) are participating in a European project to design a method for the rapid molecular detection of SARS-CoV-2, which causes Covid-19, on food processing surfaces. This project will identify models for SARS-...

23. July 2020 - 12:36

After 12 face-to-face editions, the technology centre offers this modality to turn professionals into experts in packaging, responding to a market need with comprehensive training.   The industry increasingly requires professionals specialized in packaging, since packaging plays a key role in meeting the needs of conservation and protection of the product, environmental sustainability, cost optimization, information and consumer perception. For this reason, the Technological Institute of...

23. July 2020 - 12:12

IATA has been gradually resuming its research activity in recent weeks. We have talked to the research staff to find out how they are recovering and how this hiatus has affected their research projects. This week we interviewed Josep Vicent Mercader, who, together with Antonio Abad, heads the "Food Analytical Immunotechnology" group The line of work of Antonio Abad and Josep Vicent Mercader is based on the development of rapid analytical methods based on antibodies for the detection of chemical...