Microbion is a Contract Research Organisation of molecular microbiology applied to agriculture, food and nutraceutical industries.We provide scientific services, including: phenotypic, genetic, genomic and metagenomic custom-based analysis; and we develop innovative diagnostics tools to understand microbial biodiversity for industrial exploitation.
We offer innovation opportunities and problem-solving skills in all agrifood microbes either fermenting or contaminating.
Competences & Capabilities
Main specialisation is the application of cutting-edge DNA based technologies for the detection, identification, characterisation and tracking of microorganisms and microbial communities.Microbion know-how includes:
- Genes, genomes and metagenomes
- DNA fingerprinting and authentication;
- Best-performing strains;
- Emerging contaminants;
- Microbial stability & Challenge-Test;
- Optimisation and validation of new technologies for microbial load reduction.
Partner in the following EIT Food projects
Improving trust on fish chain: Rapid and portable monitoring tools for a better control of whitefish
This project provides three rapid, hand-held tools for enhancing the trust in fish products
The aim of this project is to test and to promote solutions for the poultry industry in Italy, Poland and Spain in the area of safety risks for public health
Learn how a healthy microbiome can combat disease