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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...

23. July 2020 - 10:52

The Internet and Social Networks provide a lot of useful information for consumer studies During confinement most people have bought more of the foods they thought were healthy and those they thought would help improve mood The Internet and social networks have revolutionized the world of communications since their emergence at all levels, from the personal and social to the professional levels of citizenship and now serve as a potential tool for the analysis of the concerns and opinions of...

23. July 2020 - 10:10

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 Amparo López Rubio. Amparo López Rubio, researcher at the Institute of Agrochemistry and Food Technology (IATA-CSIC), leads a line of research on nanoencapsulation of bioactive compounds and her research work is focused on understanding the relationship between...

22. July 2020 - 11:25

Amparo López Rubio, researcher at IATA-CSIC, will give classes along with other international professionals in the field. The total duration is 5 weeks and is aimed at a general public Food safety is a highly controlled and sector in the European Union.  One aspect that is often underestimated is the migration of chemicals from food contact materials and packaging into food and drinks that we consume daily. In particular, those chemicals that – at low doses and for prolonged times – may...