SwissDeCode has the vision of building trust and securing the global food value chain. Based in Lausanne, Switzerland, the company helps food producers to grow and supply food that is safe to eat by delivering real time certification of authenticity, safety and quality of products, processes and premises.
SwissDeCode’s DNAFoil® technology allows farmers, food manufacturers and other agents in the food value chain to quickly detect soil, animal and plant diseases, as well as food contamination or adulteration, on the spot and without long lab delays.
Competences & Capabilities
With over 280.000 DNA fingerprints in our library, we can offer customised food safety solutions to any agents along the food value chain.
Our main areas of expertise are:
- Food quality and food safety
- Bacteria control
- Anti-fraud technology
- Anti-counterfeit technology
- Innovative foodtech and agritech solutions
- Process equipment innovation
- Industrial processes optimisation
Partner in the following EIT Food projects
VITAL: Validation of Innovative Tools to Assess and to improve microbioLogical safety in the food chain
Conventional microbiological testing takes time to get results. This impacts the supply chain, causing delays to get to market whilst results come back on finished but not shipped goods.
COVID-19 BEAMitup will develop a diagnostic tool to improve on-site testing capacities of surfaces for the food industries to detect contamination or absence thereof, contributing to the security and resilience of the European agrifood system.
Every year, over 23 million people in Europe fall ill from unsafe food, leading to 5,000 death cases.