Profile

AZTI, a technology centre with experience stretching back over 30 years, works in applied research and technology development with 400 companies per year, including 36 European projects running at present.

AZTI offers innovative solutions to the food industry to develop new or improved products solutions where prime quality, food safety and identity, respecting the environment and the consumer as its centerpiece.

Competences & Capabilities

Research and innovation focused on offering solutions to the food industry. Managing public and private funded R&D projects: from idea generation to market. Main areas of specialization and technological expertise are:

  • Food quality, safety and identity
  • New food products
  • Efficient and sustainable processes
  • Food and health
  • Sensory and consumer sciences

The innovation we generate guarantees shortterm competitiveness and long-term economic, environmental and social sustainability of the food sector.

AZTI is part of Tecnalia Corporation a strategic R&D alliance with more than 1.800 staff working in multi-disciplinary projects covering 11 highly specialized business areas, among them food.

AZTI

AZTI

Parque Tecnológico de Bizkaia, Astondo bidea. Edif. 609, 48160 – Derio (Bizkaia), Spain
South
Country: Spain

http://www.azti.es

Contact

Amaia Barrena abarrena@azti.es
+34 94 657 4000

Partner in the following EIT Food projects

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Innovation

Improving trust on fish chain: Rapid and portable monitoring tools for a better control of whitefish

This project provides three rapid, hand-held tools for enhancing the trust in fish products

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Regional Innovation Scheme

EIT Food RIS Fellowships

Candidates are selected using transparent criteria and will participate in 3-6 months internships

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Education

SME Workshop: Supporting SMEs for new business opportunities-2019

The first step is a creative problem-solving process to identify the challenges and needs of SMEs related to sustainable food production in Europe

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Innovation

C-SNIPER: Campylobacter-Specific Nullification via Innovative Phage-mediated Enteropathogen Reduction

Consumption of poultry, especially chicken meat, is considered the most common route for human infection

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Education

IValueFood

Novel approaches will be used to engage with next generation audiences: students from primary school to university

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Innovation

MIDSA - MIcroencapsulated Diets for Sustainable Aquaculture

However, bivalve industry growth is falling behind fish aquaculture due to critical defects in the production process

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Innovation

Better for the environment, better for my health

The objective of the ‘Better for the environment, better for your health’ solution is to raise the consumer’s understanding of the impact of food production and consumption on the environment and link this with their dietary patterns

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Innovation

Pollination deficit: Catalysing company action to ensure food and nutrition supply chain resilience by securing wild pollinators

Over three years this programme will enhance global food and nutrition security by catalysing industry action to safeguard pollinators critical to food supply chains

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Entrepreneurship

EIT Food Accelerator Network

Once you have applied for FAN, you will go through a rigorous selection process where you will be judged by a series of experts including successful entrepreneurs, investors and experts from the agriculture and food industries

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Education

Professional Development Framework

This activity will propose a framework, consult with partners, and run five pilot programmes to provide examples of development for different constituents: graduates, established employees (technical and managerial), top talent, and entrepreneurs

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Public Engagement

The EIT Food School Network: Integrating solutions to improve eating habits and reduce food wastage

The approaches being developed are different for each age-group, focusing on the interventions most appropriate and useful at each developmental stage

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Public Engagement

EATrends & food fashion week

Events will take place in Spain and Belgium during 2019, engaging members of the public in food trends and innovations, enabling them to have a leading role and become real influencers

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Innovation

Pressure for healthier and more natural fat-based foods (underPRESSURE)

underPRESSURE project will scale-up a technological solution for producing “high” viscosity fat-based products addressing these consumer demands

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Entrepreneurship

MAKE-IT!

We will achieve this by:  Convening a network of ‘maker spaces’, providing collaborative spaces to make, learn, explore and share, for hackathons and further prototyping resources; Designing and delivering a series of hackathons across Europe where different stakeholders come together to find solutions to identified industry challenges in specific value chains; Training professionals to be able to develop entrepreneurial capabilities across the food value chain in Europe

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Innovation

The development of organic supply chains that drive fair, transparent and healthy options for the consumer

On a global basis the amount of fraud occurring in the organic supply system is growing rapidly and issues are appearing on a weekly basis

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Entrepreneurship

Seedbed Incubator

This multi-location pre-accelerator programme will train and support teams over a four month period