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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

Develop in-depth knowledge about food systems through studying consecutively at three distinct European academic institutions and use your knowledge to drive the future transformation of the food system

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
Public Engagement

The #AnnualFoodAgenda 2020

These events will cover some of the food topics aligned with EIT Food Strategic objectives, to make sure that food is valued throughout society

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
Education

Curating citizen engagement: Food solutions for future generations

Through a university course developed by partners representing different aspects of the food ecosystem (from sensory perception to nutrition to food policy), we will educate the next generation of students to be able to engage and involve the public in tackling food-related societal challenges

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
Education

IValueFood

Novel approaches will be used to engage with next generation audiences: students from primary to tertiary education

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID

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
Education

How to effectively change food habits: innovative techniques and personalized nutrition approaches

The aim of this blended programme is to provide nutrition professionals with innovative techniques that are able to deliver effective and measurable changes in their clients’ behavior

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
Education

An Introduction to Food Systems: Scientific, Technical and Socioeconomic Principles to Facilitate the Creation of Food Value Networks

The course is focusing on: An Introduction to Food Systems ; Fundamentals of System Sciences ; Food System Nodes I: Production & Processing ; and Food System Nodes II: Distribution and Consumption, Side Streams, Food Integrity Who should join the course Professionals in the food and agriculture sector (i

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
Public Engagement

The FutureKitchen Virtual Reality and EatingHealthy Video Infotainment Series 2020

The FutureKitchen Series, launched on FoodUnfolded in 2019, sets out in 2020 to further encourage and inspire a food system connection, increased consumer trust, and greater interest in food careers

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

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 will focus on: Plant biotechnology; Agricultural technology; and Food science;

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID

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
Entrepreneurship

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
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
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