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R&D&I SERVICES

Execution of research, development and innovation projects

PROJECT PREPARATION

CNTA participates in the development of R&D&I projects right from the initial stages, supporting companies in:

PROJECT EXECUTION

CNTA has the necessary human and material resources to develop and execute R&D&I projects in its strategic research lines.

FOOD AND HEALTH
  • 1.- Obtaining and fractioning extracts with functional or technological activity from food and/or plants (polyphenols, antioxidants, fibre, .)
  • 2.- New probiotics
  • 3.- Development of healthier food
NEW INGREDIENTS AND ADDITIVES
  • 1.- Micro-encapsulation techniques
  • 2.- Application of new ingredients and additives
NEW PROCESSES
  • 1.- Study and validation of food preservation and sanitisation methods
  • 2.- Bioprocesses. Optimisation of processes and development of new products
  • 2.- Food shelf-life
OPTIMISATION OF ANALYTICAL TECHNIQUES
  • 1.- Food safety (chemical contaminants)
  • 2.- Food safety (biological contaminants)
  • 2.- Environment. Minimisation of process impacts
GASTRONOMY
  • 1.- Development of scientific knowledge-based gastronomic formulas
  • 2.- Industrialisation of culinary techniques
  • 3.- Application of preservation technologies
NEW PACKAGING MATERIALS
  • 1.- Development of smart and active packaging
  • 2.- Development of biodegradable packaging and edible coatings

To guarantee the efficiency of the projects and optimise the results obtained, there is a project management system, Dotproject, in accordance with standard UNE-EN-ISO 9001:2008, on the "Provision of Technical Assistance Services, information, analysis and R&D&I projects in the agrifood area ".

R&D&I RESULTS TRANSFER

As a Research Results Transfer Office (OTRI), CNTA has the priority aim of increasing the participation of companies from the agrifood sector in R&D&I projects and of increasing the technology transfer and research results of the Centre to the agrifood sector.

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