OptImization of novel value CHains for fish and seafood by developing an integraTed sustainable approacH for improved qualitY, safety and waSte reduction | - CCMAR -

OptImization of novel value CHains for fish and seafood by developing an integraTed sustainable approacH for improved qualitY, safety and waSte reduction

Acrónimo 
ICHTHYS - Enhancing Sea Food Quality and Shelf-life
Coordenação 
CCMAR
Orçamento CCMAR 
151.08k€
Parceiros 
ADM Lifesequencing
Agricultural University of Athens
Atlantik Fish
Athlone Institute of Technology
Keywater Fisheries
National Technical University of Athens
Nutrifresco
UNIMORE
University of West Attica
Scriba Nanotecnologie
Selonda
Susea
Wild Atlantic Oysters
Data 
01/2020 a 12/2024

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Descrição

ICHTHYS is multidisciplinary, cross-sectorial project that aims to optimize novel value-chains for fish and seafood products to reach the EU market and to develop an integrated sustainable approach to improve quality and reduce product loss during the supply chain.

 

Specific objectives are to:

  • Introduce novel nonthermal food processing as an alternative approach to conventional post-harvest fish and seafood processing methods;
  • ​Systematically investigate the effect of processing through novel nonthermal methods on the quality and safety attributes of fish and seafood, targeting as required identified challenges (eg. parasites and toxins) and assessing allergenic capacity;
  • ​Test and apply active and intelligent packaging systems that can appropriately monitor the quality and safety of fish and seafood products;
  • ​Implement modern techniques and molecular biology tools in the evaluation of quality and safety status of fish and seafood;
  • ​Integrate “omics” technologies to identify novel markers for quality assessment and microbiological spoilage fingerprints;
  • ​Evaluate consumers’ preferences and expectations from the developed fish and seafood prototypes;
  • ​Evaluate the socio-economic impact of the developed processing technologies and cold chain management tools;
  • ​Provide cross-cutting intersectoral and interdisciplinary knowledge exchange and training to improve employability and career prospects both in and outside academia;
  • ​Contribute to the knowledge-based economy and society to boost regional and European competitiveness and growth, promote food security and exports to promote job creation.
     
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Atual
Name Position
Joao Carlos dos Reis Cardoso Investigador
Deborah Power Senior Researcher
Liliana Anjos Postdoc
Patricia Pinto Postdoc
Rute Castelo Félix Postdoc
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Retrato de Joao Carlos dos Reis Cardoso
Name:
Joao Carlos dos Reis Cardoso
Position:
Investigador
Retrato de Deborah Power
Name:
Deborah Power
Position:
Senior Researcher
Retrato de Liliana Anjos
Name:
Liliana Anjos
Position:
Postdoc
Retrato de Patricia Pinto
Name:
Patricia Pinto
Position:
Postdoc
Retrato de Rute Castelo Félix
Name:
Rute Castelo Félix
Position:
Postdoc
Notícias
Foi no passado mês de fevereiro que o CCMAR participou no dia aberto e recebeu cerca de 120 alunos.
O objetivo do projeto é otimizar as cadeias de valor para peixes e bivalves no mercado Europeu através de uma abordagem sustentável integrada para melhorar a qualidade e segurança alimentar e reduzir o desperdício.