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8. May 2018 - 8:55

Dr. Julio Polaina, from the molecular enzyme engineering group of the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA), participated in the "BOOSTING BLUE BIOECONOMY: CHALLENGES AND BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES IN BLUE BIOTECHNOLOGY" held on May 3 and 4 in the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Experimental Sciences of the Catholic University. The main objective of the celebration of these days was to create a meeting point for institutions, technology centers, researchers and companies that...

4. May 2018 - 9:11

The researcher Cristina Molina Rosell, from the IATA Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology, has been named member of the Strategic Innovation Committee in which eighteen scientists and / or managers of scientific institutions will participate, in addition to eleven businessmen, the eleven directors of technological institutes, the coordinating body of the CEI and the technical secretary of the Consell Valencià de la Innovació (CVI).

3. May 2018 - 9:32

The director of the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology IATA, Cristina Molina Rosell, has participated in the act of constitution of the Valencian Innovation Council (CVI) of the Valencian Agency of Innovation (AVI) that took place last Wednesday 2nd of May in Alicante.

24. April 2018 - 13:20

In the next FOTCIENCIA 15 catalogue you will find the selected photo of David Talens, from the Food Biotechnology Department of the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA). Explanation of the selected work: Title: Life in extreme conditions Author: David Talens Perales Living beings are capable of colonizing places on the planet whose conditions are hard to believe to be compatible with life. Volcanic fumes, glacial or extremely salty waters are some examples. In these...

18. April 2018 - 14:18

Barcelona Receives from April 16 to 19 at Alimentaria 2018, the most important food fair in Spain. Our colleagues from Knowledge Transfer Office, María Jesús Añon and Francisco Cuenca, have been there to offer the services of the center to generating companies as well as new connections in the food sector.

13. April 2018 - 10:03

Is it worth paying more for "lactose-free" foods? The digital supplement of La Buena Vida from El País newspaper has compiled information on a current topic such as lactose-free products. Julio Polaina, an IATA researcher from the department of food biotechnology, has explained to the newspaper some basic aspects to dismantle some myths that are generated around this natural sugar contained in some foods. It is important to know that not all dairy foods contain lactose, and some products such...

6. April 2018 - 11:13

Easy Kit® is an innovation that will mean a before and after in the horticultural plants. These are portable laboratories, the result of IATA's research work, specifically the researchers Antonio Abad and Josep Vicent Mercader, from the Food Analytical Immunotechnology group at IATA, the University of Valencia and Citrosol. This will mean a lot of time saving for horticultural exporters, that until now it took several days to have the results of analysis of an accredited laboratory and now in...

3. April 2018 - 11:23

Last week Al Ras, the radio program À Punt, interviewed our colleague Amparo Gamero Lluna from the Food Science Department of IATA. Amparo commented on how sensory perception affects food consumption. The senses are responsible for the taste of food, from smell and touch to the hearing and sight. Here you can find the complete podcast of the program. (From the 14th minute onwards)

13. March 2018 - 9:00

Last 8th of March, on the occasion of the day of the working woman, #WikiGap was hold in Madrid. An editathon to reduce both the gender gap and other gaps related to diversity in Wikipedia, in which our colleague Reme Melero, a researcher at the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA) participated. #WikiGap Madrid was a day full of activities in which the current situation of women in science and technology analyzed, the relationship that these research areas have with the...

9. March 2018 - 12:39

Josefina Bueno Alonso, General Director of University, Research and Science of the Generalitat Valenciana visited the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA) last Wednesday. The purpose of her visit to the center was to have the opportunity to comment on doubts, improvement actions, and concerns of students and researchers regarding the different financing instruments convened by the Ministry of Education, Research, Culture and Sports.