Secondment of Matteo Bianchi to University of Reading

I arrived in Reading on November 11th to begin my month-long secondment in the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences at the University of Reading. I found Reading a very youthful city with a large campus. The people in the department were very nice and friendly people, it was a very interesting [...]

By |2020-01-14T12:52:36+00:00January 30th, 2020|FODIAC, secondment, University of Reading|Comments Off on Secondment of Matteo Bianchi to University of Reading

Secondment of Assia Giolli to CSIC

In November, I had the great opportunity to participate in the fodiac project as a secondment, I spent a month in Valencia at Agencia Estatal Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas (CSIC). During this experience, I acquired knowledge about nanotechnology, and I had the first approach to electrospinning and electrospraying technologies. The [...]

By |2020-01-14T12:21:57+00:00January 23rd, 2020|CSIC, FODIAC, secondment|Comments Off on Secondment of Assia Giolli to CSIC

Secondment of Pedro Miguel Silva to BIOINICIA

I left Portugal on the 15th of September to start my new journey in Valencia for a research stay of three months at BIOINICIA. I was very excited to start this journey, getting to know a new city, new people, learning a new language, and of course, learning more [...]

By |2020-01-16T12:37:46+00:00January 16th, 2020|BIOINICIA, FODIAC, secondment|Comments Off on Secondment of Pedro Miguel Silva to BIOINICIA

Secondment of Anna Barbara Duca to University of Minho

The FODIAC project gave me the opportunity to carry out an educational and research experience at the Biological Engineering Center of the University of Minho. For this reason, on September 18th, 2019 I left Italy to reach Braga, in the north of Portugal. The initial fears and insecurities immediately [...]

By |2020-01-10T14:45:40+00:00January 9th, 2020|FODIAC, secondment, University of Minho|Comments Off on Secondment of Anna Barbara Duca to University of Minho

Secondment of Filomena De Biasio to Universidade Catolica Portuguesa

During my secondment I had the opportunity to spend one month in Porto at Centre for Biotechnology and Fine Chemistry of Universidade Católica Portuguesa. I acquired new skills and improved knowledge on technical fields related to my company’s research topics. Moreover, it was a good chance to enhance my communication [...]

By |2020-01-14T10:01:40+00:00December 27th, 2019|FODIAC, secondment|Comments Off on Secondment of Filomena De Biasio to Universidade Catolica Portuguesa

Secondment of Kelly Johana Figueroa Lopez to Sonae

My secondment, from the 2nd of September to the 2nd of October, allowed me to visit SONAE, one of the main Portuguese trading companies. From this business conglomerate, the Continente hypermarket chain stands out, offering a wide range of food products, from fresh products to personalized and healthy food. Sonae gave me [...]

By |2020-02-06T09:40:27+00:00October 28th, 2019|FODIAC, secondment, SONAE|Comments Off on Secondment of Kelly Johana Figueroa Lopez to Sonae

Secondment of Riccardo Salamone to University of Reading

On the 1st September, I left Italy with destination to England, for the city of Reading in Berkshire, where I had the chance to spend a month to the Department of Food and Nutritional Sciences of the University of Reading. Initially, when this experience was offered to me, I was [...]

By |2020-02-05T18:33:56+00:00October 22nd, 2019|FODIAC, secondment|Comments Off on Secondment of Riccardo Salamone to University of Reading

Secondment of Maria Jose Arantes Costa to BIONICIA

 A new horizon on the way I had the opportunity to experience this secondment in Valencia in BIOINICIA company for two months. First, I was curious about the city and the company and very enthusiastic about this opportunity to expand my horizons.  This allowed me to have [...]

By |2020-02-05T18:29:13+00:00July 10th, 2019|FODIAC, secondment|Comments Off on Secondment of Maria Jose Arantes Costa to BIONICIA

Secondment of Arlete Maria Marquez to BIONICIA

 Valencia: a beautiful and enjoyable city to learn, have fun and to eat On the 27th of February, I left Portugal with destination to Spain, for the city of Valencia, where I spent two remarkable months. I was very excited about this experience of living in a new country, [...]

By |2020-02-05T18:22:59+00:00July 10th, 2019|FODIAC, secondment|Comments Off on Secondment of Arlete Maria Marquez to BIONICIA

Secondment of Aimara de la Cruz Molina to SONAE

I Visited SONAE offices with Gustavo Alves Silva where he introduced me to the team and gave me an overview of the business and research activities by SONAE. We discuss the food residues generated by SONAE and which ones could become a source of polyphenols for the FODIAC project; establishing the use [...]

By |2020-02-05T18:18:02+00:00July 10th, 2019|FODIAC, secondment|Comments Off on Secondment of Aimara de la Cruz Molina to SONAE