INSA News

Posted on: 13/05/2021

Next Thursday, May 20, from 15:00 h in the Sala Les Voltes of the Food Campus of Torribera, will be held the III INSA-UB UB-Danone Chair Workshop, which this year will focus on "Healthy and Sustainable Food".
The Workshop will feature two round tables with presentations of great interest, such as sustainability of animal and plant production, organic versus non-organic products, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and healthy and sustainable food, the role of cities in sustainable food, among many others.
The event will be in person with limited capacity and will be broadcast in streaming to all those who are previously registered.

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Posted on: 11/05/2021

Dr. M. Carmen Vidal, director of the Torribera Food Campus, professor of the Department of Nutrition, Food Sciences and Gastronomy of the University of Barcelona and INSA researcher of the research group "Bioactive amines and polyamines in food", was renewed as President of the scientific committee of the Catalan Food Safety Agency (ACSA).

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INSA Financial Aids

Posted on: 23/03/2021 INSA-UB announces 2 grants within the framework of the Program for the Promotion of Internal Research (FRI). These grants are called with the aim of stimulating collaboration between young researchers from different groups of the Institute, promoting the development of original and innovative research projects. ...

Posted on: 23/03/2021 Resolution of the call for the Program for the Promotion of Internal Research of the Nutrition and Food Safety Research Institute of the University of Barcelona (FRI 2019). ...

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The Institute of Research in Food Nutrition and Safety of the University of Barcelona (INSA-UB) was stablished on 2005 in an attempt to address and to cope with needs and wishes of the today's society in the field of research, formation and provision of services to food industry and related sectors.

Its researchers are experts in different fields of nutrition, analysis and control, food safety and the social and economic impact of feed and food.

INSA-UB is located at Food and Nutrition Torribera Campus and benefits from promotions and disclosures from its membres, mainly ascribed at Faculty of Farmacy and Food Sciences, Faculty of Biology, Faculty of Chemistry and Faculty of Geography and History.

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