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31. May 2022 - 8:11

A study by the Microbial Ecology, Nutrition and Health group of the IATA-CSIC, led by Yolanda Sanz and in collaboration with the Príncipe Felipe Research Center, and the Department of Internal and Vascular Medicine of the Amsterdam University Medical Centers has confirmed that Characteristics such as sex, age, and intestinal microbiota patterns of fecal donors for transplantation are decisive for the success in the transfer of microorganisms and the remission of the alteration of biochemical...

30. May 2022 - 2:00

On Saturday, May 28, Expociència 2022 was held, the Open Doors day that the Science Park of the University of Valencia organizes every year to encourage children, young people and adults to be interested in science, technology and innovation in a fun way. After a two-year hiatus, in which only an electronic version could be held due to the covid-19 pandemic, face-to-face activities were finally resumed this year. IATA participated with different activities to explain the different aspects...

26. May 2022 - 8:33

On Wednesday, March 25, our colleagues Claudia M. Haros and Antonio Martínez López participated in the INNOTRANSFER Conference "New foods, Innovation for Sustainable and Healthy Food". The objective of this Conference, organized by the Science Park of the University of Valencia (PCUV), was to publicize the key role that "new foods" have in expanding and improving the food production of the future, taking into account sustainability and a healthy diet as transversal axes. Claudia M. Haros...

19. May 2022 - 2:00

Our colleague Teresa Jiménez has represented IATA for yet another year at the Food 4 Future World Summit, which took place in Bilbao from May 17 to 19. This event shows the latest innovations and trends in the agri-food sector, such as 4.0 technologies, healthy eating, sustainable and efficient food production or the fight against climate change. On the other hand, Ana Carolina López de DiCastillo, a Ramón y Cajal researcher recently incorporated into the IATA Packaging Group, participated in...

10. May 2022 - 2:00

The study carried out by the research team made up of Gaspar Pérez, M. Carmen Collado, Marta Selma and Izaskun García analyzed the intestinal microbiota of 35 volunteers before and after consuming unpasteurized natural "horchata" with no added sugar. The results, published in the journal Nutrients, suggest that the consumption of this traditional product made from tiger nuts can improve digestive health and the general state of health. After the results obtained, the research team emphasizes...

13. April 2022 - 19:28

Our colleague Belén Llobregat, PhD student in the Postharvest Physiology, Pathology and Biotechnology group, has received an honorable mention at the XVII "Ciutat d'Algemesí" scientific-technical award for her work "Characterization of defective Penicillium expansum mutants in patulin production as possible biocontrol agents". The objective of this award, aimed at people under the age of 36 born and/or residing in Algemesí and other municipalities of the Ribera, is to encourage the...

8. April 2022 - 2:00

The IATA Yeast Systems Biology Group of Biotechnological Interest, led by Amparo Querol, is carrying out the DTWINE2021 research project, an initiative that seeks to apply and consolidate digital twin technology in the wine sector with two objectives specific: achieve a more sustainable production and respond to new trends in the consumption of wines with lower alcohol content and rich aromatic profiles. The project foresees the development of digital twins, advanced monitoring and the...

7. April 2022 - 2:00

The solution from Aerofybers, a Technology-Based Company (EBT) from IATA, from the Packaging Group and led by researchers Isaac Benito and Amparo López, has emerged as the winning project of the challenge "Exploring the Potential of Converting Washed-up Seagrass (Posidonia Banquettes) into Biofuel", launched by the Municipality of Larnaka (Cyprus) in the "Open Innovation Challenge" of the second edition of the "Blue Deal Business Forum". The Blue Deal Business Forum is a European forum that "...

4. April 2022 - 8:19

On March 30, the Executive Vice President, Andrés García Reche, and the Secretary General, Olivia Estrella, of the Valencian Innovation Agency (AVI) paid a visit to IATA. During the institutional visit to IATA, the director of the center, Jose F. Marcos, the deputy director, Amparo López, and the head of the Knowledge Transfer Unit, Teresa Jiménez, informed the representatives of the Agency of the milestones reached in the six innovation projects that the AVI has financed, and whose amount...

1. April 2022 - 2:00

On March 28, 34 doctoral students from the Food Quality & Design group at Wageningen University visited us. The purpose of this visit was the exchange of experiences and knowledge in food innovation and research with IATA researchers. After the visit to the centre, two short workshops were organised, one with Amparo Tárrega and Laura Laguna, from the Sensory Food Properties and Consumer Perception Laboratory, and another with Mamen Cenit and Marina Romani, from the Microbial Ecology and...