University of Turin
The University of Torino (UniTo) is one of the largest Italian Universities, with about 74,000 students, 3,900 employees, 1,800 postgraduate and post-doctoral research fellows. UniTo manages roughly 500 projects per year, both at the national and international level, with a long record of participation of UniTo in the EU strategic research agenda. Under H2020, 118 projects have been funded so far, among which 27 coordinated projects and 9 Research Infrastructure grants.
Competences & Capabilities
UniTo's main areas of specialisation and technological expertise are:
- Food safety
- Diets & behaviours
- Food engineering for health
- Food and ingredient traceability
- Personalised nutrition
- Precision farming
- Sustainable crop protection
- Organic waste valorisation
Partner in the following EIT Food projectsView all EIT Food projects
project6 months advanced training for the development of an innovative idea with significant impact in the Food System.
projectRethinking food packaging for regenerating resources
projectDevelop shelf-stable and perceived and healthy processed foods
projectLearn the principles, science and health benefits of the Mediterranean and the Okinawa diets
projectUnderstand how food goes from farm to fork: explore food security, supply chains, food production and agriculture.
projectThe gut and brain are very closely linked. Explore how neurology, the microbiome and more interact to affect health
projectDiscover the importance of public engagement in science, and learn techniques to share and raise awareness of your research.
2021 > 2022projectFood Solutions brings together multi-disciplinary teams to tackle real-life industry challenges and develop innovative new solutions for the food system
projectMaking meat substitutes more palatable