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UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID

Profile

Universidad  Autónoma  de  Madrid  (UAM)  is  a  Life  Sciences   specialised   academic   institution,   ranked   11th worldwide and 4th in Europe.

UAM hosts 2 complementary Food&Nutrition Institutes:

  • CIAL (UAM-CSIC): focused on innovation in food design for nutrition and health.
  • IMDEA Food: targeting precision nutrition for human chronic disease prevention.

Competences & Capabilities

Working  for  the  increment  of  competitiveness  and  innovation   of   food   industry   through   knowledge   transfer      from      bench-to-fork.      An      integrated      ecosystem  is  located  in  our  Campus  to  comply  with  the  3  pillars  of  knowledge:  R&D,  entrepreneurship  and education.

Technological platforms:

  • Food and Nutritional Genomics Platform
  • Service platform for food industrial sector
  • Metabolomics platform
  • Bioanalytical techniques unit
  • Gastrointestinal simulator
  • Laboratory of cooperative activity in R&D
UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID

Einstein 3, E-28049 Madrid, Spain

https://www.uam.es

Contact

Ana Ramírez de Molina ana.ramirez@imdea.org
+34 912 796 957

Partner in the following EIT Food projects

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
Education

Food System Master of Science Programme

The programme is based on a combination of essential entrepreneurial skills, which will help you to become an effective innovator, and key technical skills that are tailored to your career ambition in the sector

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
Education

Foodio - Food Solutions Master Class

Programme description FOODIO, Food Solutions Master Class, was a multidisciplinary, challenge-based learning programme for bachelor, master and doctoral students, working together with professors, researchers and professionals

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
Education

Science Communication and Public Engagement

The course focuses on: Why is science communication important? Defining a message and the intended audience Going from the message to a story Small-scale public science dissemination events The relationship between scientists and journalists Who should join the course: Scientists and researchers who wish to communicate the results and theory of their field(s) of study to the public Graduate and postgraduate students Academic staff of all career levels Scientists not working in academia Timeline The course will have multiple runs in 2020 and 2021

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
Education

WE Lead Food

The WE Lead Food Programme is designed to equip you with the tools to make that difference and achieve results

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
Public Engagement

The FutureKitchen Virtual Reality and EatingHealthy Video Infotainment Series 2020

The FutureKitchen infotainment series, launched on

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
COVID-19

SPIN

As part of the

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
Education

From waste to worth: use of plant residues

Programme description The students teams built up an extendible prototype of a database including (1) occurrence of plant waste material (e

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
Education

An Introduction to Food Science

Food and health information is often oversimplified by the media, and recommendations can be inaccurately reported and contradictory to current recommendations

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
Education

EFSET - European Food Systems Education and Training

Through multidisciplinary and collaborative approaches that simultaneously target different parts of the food system, the course gives postgraduate students the confidence and skills necessary to bring about positive change

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
Education

Improving Food Production with Agricultural Technology and Plant Biotechnology

The course focuses on: Plant biotechnology; Agricultural technology; and Food science;

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
Education

Global Food Venture Programme 2020

We´re excited to announce that the Global Food Venture Programme of  EIT Food will support once again highly-qualified PhD students from across Europe to transform their research into viable business in the Food & AgTech space

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
Education

FOODMIO

FOODMIO will serve as a catalyst for the creation of sustainable and tangible solutions to real-life product development challenges by eclectic and creative food professionals

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
Public Engagement

The #AnnualFoodAgenda

It encompasses a series of interactive events, which provide a space to explore food topics with large numbers of people across Europe

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
Entrepreneurship

MAKEit

We will achieve this by:  Convening a network of ‘maker spaces’, providing collaborative spaces to make, learn, explore and share, for MAKEathons and further prototyping resources; Designing and delivering a series of MAKEathons 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

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
Innovation

MAKE-IT! An infrastructure to hack simpler and smarter food value chains 2020

This project aims to develop these through: Using existing information and industrial challenges to inform the hackathons around specific food industry chains

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
Public Engagement

Increasing consumer trust and support for the food supply chain and for food companies

This consumer-focused project will work with consumers, food companies and other stakeholders (industry bodies, non-governmental organisations, regulatory authorities and policy makers, media) across 6 countries in Europe and Israel to co-create and implement selected measures undertaken by food companies, food industry and others to engender both greater consumer trust in food and greater support for food companies and other food chain actors