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As a comprehensive research university, UNIBO invests in multidisciplinary cross-cultural approach and in connecting research and teaching. Being an active university leading and participating in EU research and academic cooperation projects, UNIBO has formed knowledge alliances with industries and public/private organizations and is a hub of international networks. Beyond its European links, it enjoys multiple connections with America, Africa, Asia and Australia.

Competences & Capabilities

  • Animal productions
  • Aquaculture
  • Bio-based products and processes
  • Biomass feedstocks, environment and plant biotech
  • Blue biotechnologies
  • Climate and climate services
  • Industrial symbiosis
  • Raw materials
  • Renewable energy
  • Circular Economy
  • Fisheries
  • Food processing, preservation and packaging
  • Food safety and traceability
  • New technologies and digital innovations in agrifood
  • Primary plant production
  • Waste management
  • Public engagement, social resilience and behaviour change
  • Health and iHealth

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Simone Maccaferri
+39 338 645 5298

Partner in the following EIT Food projects



The Covid-19 epidemic has evoked a need to prevent new waves of contagion able to overload the health system and the adoption of further restrictive measures, having an enormous economic and social impact



Safelivery will develop innovative food delivery services and protocols to reduce the risk of surface and packaging contamination of “Ready To Eat" foods by the COVID-19 virus and other agents



Several studies suggested that coronaviruses can survive on material surfaces such as metals, glass and plastic