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1. December 2020 - 10:01

The Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA-CSIC) is participating in a European project to create a digital tool to plan the production of artisan bakeries. The project has been nominated for the European Innovation and Technology Awards Through mathematical models, the application allows the optimization of the resources used, which, together with a better knowledge of the local market, achieves greater economic and ecological efficiency A research team from the Institute of...

23. November 2020 - 9:21

Scientists from the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA) develop the first immunoanalytical method to detect patulin, a toxin present in apples and derivatives such as juices, compotes and food preparations for the child population Two international companies in the sector will exploit the patent, commercializing the technology developed by IATA - CSIC worldwide Researchers from the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA), a center of the Spanish National...

20. November 2020 - 0:00

Con motivo de la celebración del evento MEDNIGHT: la noche de las investigadoras, el Instituto de Agroquímica y Tecnología de Alimentos en colaboración con la Casa de la Ciencia del CSIC, ha preparado una actividad divulgativa con la que pretende hacer partícipe a todas las personas interesadas en poner a pruebas sus conocimientos sobre el pan. El pan ha sido considerado durante siglos como uno de los alimentos más populares tanto por su valor nutricional, como por sus características...

12. November 2020 - 11:44

We would like to invite you to join us on the Workshop On-line “Food Packaging and Sustainability: Innovation, recycling, eco-Design and LCA studies”, to be held on December 1st to 3rd, 2020. This Workshop integrates the European project “Food PackagIng open courseware for higher Education and Staff of companies (FitNESS)”. Aims Present and discuss food packaging, sustainability, innovation, recycling processes and implications in safety of materials Present different tools for Eco-design and...

29. October 2020 - 9:25

A research team from the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA) analyzes the influence of intestinal microorganisms on the incidence of coronavirus and on the severity of the symptoms of the disease In collaboration with the Arnau de Vilanova Hospital in Valencia they are investigating the immunological mechanisms by which the microbiome can protect or aggravate the infection by COVID-19 in cancer patients and general population A research team from the Institute of...

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...