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Food safety and quality monitoring with microsystems

Objective

GoodFood aims at developing the new generation of analytical methods based on Micro and Nanotechnology (MST and MNT) solutions for the full safety and quality assurance along the complete food chain in the agrofood industry. Current and future concerns related to agrofood safety and quality will increasingly require a multidisciplinary and universal approach based on the massive use of simple detection systems able to be used "near to the foodstuff'. The nowadays- used technology to assess food safety and quality relies in lab solutions that are bulky, costly, punctual and time consuming. On the contrary, GoodFood approach will comply, through the development of innovative MNT solutions, with the needs of ubiquity, low cost and low power, fast response, simple use and fully interconnection to the decisional bodies. A multidisciplinary integration of know- how and technology is required for addressing the broad requirements of the agrofood field.

An Integrated Project is proposed to keep such a global view. The Project aims at the vertical integration of Micro and Nano Technologies from the land to the market. The main demands identified by the agrofood sector will be the applications that will drive the technological developments within GoodFood. The need for increasing the control of products at different critical steps of the food chain (control of raw materials and feed supply, improvement of food processing, monitoring of storage and logistics, and control of safety and quality of final products) will be addressed by GoodFood with a vertical and horizontal integration of food, bio, and electronics experience for developing a set of systems with clear breakthrough solutions to specific safety and quality and traceability requirements.

The proposed solutions will be also integrated under an Ambient Intelligence approach which will allow fully interconnection and communication of multi-sensing systems. Good Food vision is 'to bring the lab to the foodstuff".

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CONSEJO SUPERIOR DE INVESTIGACIONES CIENTIFICAS
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Calle Serrano 117
28006 Madrid
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ACTEL SCCL
Spain
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Ctra. Vall De Aran 3
25196 Lleida

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BIO-SENSE BVBA
Belgium
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Noestraat 23
3360 Bierbeek

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BIOMERIEUX SA
France
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Chemin De L'orme
69280 Marcy-l'etoile

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BIONOSTRA, S.L.
Spain
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Ronda De Poniente 4
28760 Tres Cantos (Madrid)

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CENTRE SUISSE D'ELECTRONIQUE ET DE MICROTECHNIQUE SA - RECHERCHE ET DEVELOPPEMENT
Switzerland
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Rue Jaquet-droz 1
2007 Neuchatel

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COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE
France
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Batiment Le Ponant D, 25 Rue Leblanc
75015 Paris Cedex 15

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CONSIGLIO NAZIONALE DELLE RICERCHE
Italy
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Piazzale Aldo Moro 7
00185 Roma

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CRANFIELD UNIVERSITY
United Kingdom
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Wharley End
MK43 0AL Cranfield

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EADS DEUTSCHLAND GMBH
Germany
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Willy-messerschmitt-strasse
85521 Ottobrunn

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ECOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FEDERALE DE LAUSANNE
Switzerland
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1015 Lausanne

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FONDAZIONE BRUNO KESSLER
Italy
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Via Santa Croce 77
Trento

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FRAUNHOFER GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V.
Germany
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Hansastrasse 27c
80686 Muenchen

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FUNDACION AZTI / AZTI FUNDAZIOA
Spain
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Cl Isla De Txatxarramendi
48395 Pedernales

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FUNDACION TEKNIKER
Spain
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Avenida Otaola 20
20600 Eibar/guipuzcoa

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HOCHSCHULE FUER TECHNIK + ARCHITEKTUR LUZERN
Switzerland
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Technikumstrasse 21
6048 Horw

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LINKOEPINGS UNIVERSITET
Sweden
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Campus Valla
581 83 Linkoeping

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MICROZONE LIMITED
United Kingdom
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4 Heath Square, Boltro Road
RH16 1BL Haywards Heath, West Sussex

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MIDRA, MULTIDISCIPLINAR INSTITUTE FOR DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH AND APPLICATIONS
Italy
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Via Di Santa Marta 3
50139 Firenze

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NATIONAL CENTRE FOR SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH "DEMOKRITOS"
Greece
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Patriarchou Gregoriou Street
15310 Aghia Paraskevi Attikis

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NESTEC S.A.
Switzerland
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Avenue Nestle 55
Vevey

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SCUOLA SUPERIORE DI STUDI UNIVERSITARI E DI PERFEZIONAMENTO SANT'ANNA
Italy
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Piazza Martiri Della Liberta, 33
56127 Pisa

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SYNAPSIS - SOCIETA A RESPONSABILITA LIMITATA
Italy
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Piazza Dante 19/20
57121 Livorno

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TENCAS DE CASASECA SL
Spain
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Calle San Lorenzo N?1 1h
47001 Valladolid

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UNISENSOR SA
Belgium
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Route De Bonsgnee 145
4120 Neupre

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UNIVERSIDAD DE VALLADOLID
Spain
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Plaza Santa Cruz 8
47002 Valladolid

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UNIVERSIDAD ROVIRA I VIRGILI
Spain
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Carrer De Escorxador S/n
43003 Tarragona

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UNIVERSITAD DE BARCELONA
Spain
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Gran Via Corts Catalanes 585
08007 Barcelona

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UNIVERSITAT POLITECNICA DE CATALUNYA
Spain
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Jordi Girona 31
08034 Barcelona

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UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK, NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF IRELAND, CORK
Ireland
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Western Road
Cork

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