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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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Partner in the following EIT Food projects



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



The aim of SPIN project is to develop a nutritional supplement based on natural antiviral ingredients to support the immune system in the fight against infection by SARS-CoV-2