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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
Education

Foodio - Food Solutions Master Class

FOODIO was a challenge-based learning programme. It has been a novel way of creation of new food solutions for future innovation and highlights the modern way of teaching by creating together.

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
Education

Curating citizen engagement: Food solutions for future generations

The Curating Citizen Engagement project will revolutionise our way of solving grand societal challenges by creating a platform for massive public involvement and knowledge generation, specifically targeting food-related issues.

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
Education

WeValueFood 2020

WeValueFood (2-year project) has educated, engaged and advanced the young Europeans’ knowledge of and appreciation of food, thereby empowering the next generations to make the best choices about the food that they eat.

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
Education

Science Communication and Public Engagement

Discover the importance of public engagement in science and learn techniques to share and raise awareness of your research.

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
Public Engagement

The FutureKitchen Virtual Reality and EatingHealthy Video Infotainment Series 2020

Creative infotaining is the future of knowledge transfer and co-creation among young generations.

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
COVID-19

SPIN

This project is developing a nutritional supplement to support the immune system in the fight against infection by SARS-CoV-2.

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
Education

WE Lead Food

Do you want to make a real difference?

Now, more than ever, is an ideal time. We are creating a network of women leaders who wish to drive change, innovation and sustainability within the food sector as we face supply chain challenges. All you need to be is a woman who is passionate and committed about driving change within the food sector.

Smash glass ceilings. Take the leap and let’s soar together.

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
Education

From waste to worth: use of plant residues

Students can make use of scientific and educational toolbox to create solutions for the practice along the food chain and possibilities for sustainable waste management.

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
Education

An Introduction to Food Science

Discover the fascinating world of food science and feel empowered to make safe, healthy, and sustainable food choices.

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
Education

EFSET - European Food Systems Education and Training

The European Food Systems Education and Training (EFSET) programme addresses the increasingly challenging array of food-related problems, such as food waste or malnutrition.

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
Public Engagement

Proof of Concept Societal Impact

Proofs of concepts help to determine whether an idea, a specific concept or approach when turned into reality would bring societal impact as envisioned.

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
Education

Improving Food Production with Agricultural Technology and Plant Biotechnology

Build your knowledge of food production challenges and technology

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
Education

FOODMIO

The objective of FOODMIO is to generate a multidisciplinary, challenge-based learning program for bachelor, master and doctoral students, young researchers, and professionals.

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
Public Engagement

The #AnnualFoodAgenda

The #AnnualFoodAgenda encourages consumers to think about the food they eat, increasing their knowledge of the entire value chain, and linking healthy diets to an active and healthy lifestyle, as well as to a healthier planet.

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
Education

RIS Inspire Summer Schools Programme

Building talent able to tackle the challenges faced by the agrifood sector

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
Innovation

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

Creating smarter and simpler food value chains across Europe requires an infrastructure and capacity to stimulate and support innovation and entrepreneurship.

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
Entrepreneurship

MAKEit

To create smarter and simpler food value chains across Europe we need to develop both infrastructure and capacity which stimulate and supports
innovation and entrepreneurship.

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
Education

Global Food Venture Programme

Global Food Venture, EIT Food’s flagship Doctoral Programme for entrepreneurial PhD students across Europe.

UNIVERSIDAD AUTÓNOMA DE MADRID
Innovation

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

Co-creating initiatives to increase consumer trust in food