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20. May 2019 - 20:32

The CSIC research institute and the FPCUV organize a scientific-technological networking to promote the transfer of knowledge within the park. Thirty professionals from the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA-CSIC) and the companies located in the Science Park have shared their current lines of work in a scientific-technological networking in search of possible collaborations through joint research projects, provision of services, patent exploitation licenses or even personnel...

15. May 2019 - 10:55

Laura Settier, from the Packaging group of the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology, has received the prize for the best poster at the fifth edition of the MATBIM 2019 congress held in Milan on 8-10 May. The congress was held under the title "Bridging the gap between academia and industry". Therefore, the objective was to cover fundamental aspects of food and bioproduct packaging materials in order to promote technology transfer to the industrial field, focusing specifically on three...

13. May 2019 - 10:07

Last week, representatives of the Japanese company PRIMA MEAT PACKERS, LTD. including executive directors Shinji Samusawa (Engineering Division), Toshihiko Takeuchi (Development Division) and Haruo Yoshino (Sales Division) along with Dr. Shigeki Kato responsible for the Research and Development Department of the company, and Dr. Masanori Matsuishi of Nippon Veterinary and Life Science University (Japan) made a visit to the IATA-CSIC facilities. During the visit, the delegation discussed the...

8. May 2019 - 12:52

Yolanda Sanz, researcher at the Microbial Ecology, Nutrition and Health Department of the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA), participated in the 16th edition of the conference programme entitled: "The intestinal microbiome: a vital organ for our health". The event took place last Monday, May 6 at the Ámbito Cultural de El Corte Inglés in Malaga. The set of microorganisms that inhabit our intestine (microbiota) act as interlocutors between the environment and the biological...

8. May 2019 - 10:03

The Residencia de Estudiantes announces nine (9) grants from the Madrid City Council for a stay in the Residencia de Estudiantes during the academic year 2019-2020, through which an interdisciplinary group of young researchers, artists and creators will have the opportunity to enjoy from September 1, 2019 to August 31, 2020, on a full board basis, and with the possibility of renewal - if budget availability permits - of the framework offered by the Residencia de Estudiantes, home to intense...

24. April 2019 - 9:42

The European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) is a funding organisation for the creation of research networks, called COST Actions. These networks offer an open space for collaboration among scientists across Europe (and beyond) and thereby give impetus to research advancements and innovation. Cristina Molina Rosell, Research Professor and Director of the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA), has been appointed Vice President of CA18101 - SOURDOugh, a biotechnology...

18. April 2019 - 7:56

The Trainning School `Carotenoid Pathway Engineering and Analysis´ was held from 8 to 10 April within the framework of the COST EUROCAROTEN action at the School of Biological Science of the Royal Holloway College (University of London), under the direction of Prof. Paul Fraser (RHUL) and Prof. Gerhard Sandmann (University of Frankfurt).   Sixteen ECI (Early Career Investigators) participated in this Training School, training in analytical and biotechnological techniques commonly used for the...

5. April 2019 - 11:22

The Bootcamp FOODMIO organized at the University of Hohenheim, Stuttgart, Germany, took place from 26th to 29th March. These days were held within the framework of the educational projects of EIT Food. The aim was to develop meat products incorporating vegetable by-products or novel protein sources. Laura Laguna, from the Food Science group of the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology, was present as principal investigator of the CSIC in the project, and María Espert and Patricia...

3. April 2019 - 12:55

The FRESHWINES R&D project to improve the freshness of Spanish wines and boost their international competitiveness begins Madrid, April 2, 2019 - The Board of Directors of the Centre for the Development of Industrial Technology (CDTI) has approved and launched the R&D consortium project FRESHWINES under the title 'Ecological and technological strategies to improve the freshness of Spanish wines'. This initiative starts with a budget of more than 2 million euros, co-financed by the CDTI...

3. April 2019 - 11:49

Although viruses may be responsible for roughly half of all foodborne illness outbreaks, current testing methods are difficult because of the time, complexity and cost involved. Current testing for human pathogen viruses in produce is costly, complex and time consuming. Researchers are using next-generation sequencing to try to find organisms that could reliably indicate the presence of viral pathogens. If an indicator is found, it may provide the basis for development of a quick, easy-to-use...