SAFE Announcements and Events:
- SAFE AGM 2015. 25 June
SAFE consortium members are finalising the agenda for the SAFE Annual General Meeting 2015. It will be on THURSDAY 25 JUNE 2015 at the Icelandic Embassy in Brussels.
Representatives are invited from all SAFE member institutes.
The agenda is planned to include a presentation from the Commission on H2020 Work Programmes and the role for food safety. Additionally, SAFE members will discuss the immediate and long term plans for the SAFE consortium. On Friday 26 June, the Bio-Based Industries Public-Private Partnership Joint Undertaking will host an INFORMATION DAY in Brussels. Visit their website and register here.
Plan your calendar to take advantage of both events and look forward to seeing you there!
- Global Food Safety 2015: 8&9 Sept
The 10th annual Global Food Safety will be on 8 and 9 September in Amsterdam. This event brings together key stakeholders in the global food and beverage supply chain, including industry, researchers and regulators. SAFE consortium is proud to once again be a Promotional Partner for this event. SAFE members enjoy a registration discounted by 20% or 30% for groups of 3 or more. Visit the site here.
- EuroFoodChem 2015: 13-16 Oct
EuroFoodChem 2015 will be in Madrid (ES) from 13 through 16 Oct. As in previous years, there will be a special SAFE Session on Food Safety. Two keynote speakers are confirmed, and we are looking for scientists from SAFE member institutes to give oral presentations. Link to the conference websitee here.
Does your research link food safety and food chemistry?
Although the call for abstracts is closed, SAFE members can still submit their abstracts through SAFE for the Special SAFE Session on Food Safety! Send your abstract to the SAFE Scientific Secretary, Katherine Flynn, at email@example.com today.
AZTI-Tecnalia is a non-profit private foundation committed to the social and economical development of the marine environment and food sector and is part of Tecnalia Corporation (www.tecnalia.es). The Food Research Division at AZTI is aimed at improving the quality, productivity and innovation of food products and processes. It offers applied R&D on (i) Food Safety and Biodetection (ii) New Food Products (iii) Novel Technologies (iv) Sustainability of the Food Chain. AZTI-Tecnalia has been a member of the SAFE consoritum since 2007.
Non-profit Research Organization - Technological Centre
Description: AZTI-Tecnalia, a Technological Centre specialised in Marine and Food Research, is a private non-profit organization, whose objective is the social development and the improvement of competitiveness in its area of influence by means of technological Research and Innovation. Since 1981, AZTI-Tecnalia has had a large number of clients in companies, institutions, and public administrations for which they carry out research oriented projects geared towards the knowledge generation, and high-added value technological products and services focused on solving specific problems. The added value of our organization is based on the permanent training of our staff by means of R&D&i and the capacity to develop applications, which means efficient solutions to focus on the demands of public administrations and companies in the private sector. Our policy is that of permanent investment in technical-scientific equipment and in the continuous training of our professionals in search for technological excellence. Results that reaffirm our position as an expert technological centre in Marine and Food Research with in-house developments in I&DT and guaranteeing maximum confidentiality of our projects at all times. AZTI-Tecnalia has promoted the creation of 7 companies in the last 5 years.
Address: Bizkaiko Teknologi Parkea. Astondo Bidea - Edif. 609
Town: Derio (Bizkaia)
Telephone Number: +34 94 657 4000
Fax Number: +34 94 657 2555
More Information: www.alimentatec.com
Contact person: Begoña Pérez-Villarreal, Business Director of AZTI - Food Research Division
Sectors of Activity: Food industry, food processors, food supply chain, food industry equipment providers, food distributors-Retailers, Food Service, Food control and anlysis.
Areas of Research:
* Food Safety and Quality:
- Detection systems for the control, identification and traceability applied to food products: New diagnosis methods; Biosensors; Molecular biology techniques; Smart packaging
- Product verification and added value: Identification of species; Identification of geographical origin; Quantification of ingredients in mixtures
- Validation models that guarantee safety of new technologies and novel foods: Properties of new biomolecules; Toxicity of new food components
- Prevention of food risks, by means of reducing and/or eliminating contaminant agents and allergens in foods; Predictive microbiology
* New Food Products:
- Active compounds and functional ingredients
- Improving the nutritional profiling of food
- Design of new food products
* Novel Technologies:
- Preservation and stabilisation and of food products
- On-line control
- Development of new food products through the application of new technologies or processes
* Sustainability of the Food Chain:
- Process efficiency
- Recovery and utilization of by-products
- Rational use of natural resources
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