members

The Marie Curie Initial Training Network of Cornucopia has members from all over Europe representing both the Academic World and the Food Industry.

   

Academic partners:

 

The Department of Cell and Organism Biology, Lund University, Sweden.

 

Professor Jure Piskur

Sadly, Professor Jure Piskur passed away in May 2014.

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Contact: Dr. Wolfgang Knecht,  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

The Department of Food Science, University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

 

Contact: Professor Lene Jespersen, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Contact: Nils Arneborg, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Provides expertise in single-cell microbiology and collaboration with industry

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The Department of Molecular Microbiology, VIB, Belgium.

 

Contact: Professor Johan Thevelein, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it http://www.kuleuven.ac.be/bio/mcb/http://www.vib.be/whoiswho/Pages/Johan-Thevelein.aspx?lang=en

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Provides expertise and experience in EU projects (also coordinator), patents and projects with industry.

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for publications see: http://bio.kuleuven.be/mcb/publications.php

 

 

 The Department of Biomolecular Science and Biotechnology, Milan University, Italy.

Contact: Professor Concetta Compagno, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

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Provides expertise and experience in Scale-up fermentations and collaboration with Industry.

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The Department of Membrane Transport, Institute of Physiology AS CR, v.v. i. Prauge, Czech Republic.

 

Contact: Hana Sychronova, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Provides expertise and experience in EU projects including MCRTN.

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The Department of Yeast and Basidiomycete Research, CBS Fungal Biodiversity Centre, KNAW, Netherlands.

 

Contact: Professor Teun Boekhout, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

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KNAW possesses a world leading yeast culture collection. Provides expertise and experience in EU projects, screens and comparative genomics.

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IATA Biotechnology, Valencia, The Spanish National Research Council, Spain.

Contact: Professor Amparo Querol, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

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Provides expertise and experience in Patents on Wine Yeasts, Food Safety and collaboration with the Food Industry.

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Industry Partners

 

 

 

CARLSBERG - The Department of Applied Yeast Research, Carlsberg laboratory, Denmark.

 

Contact: Zoran Gojkovic', This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

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Contact: Jürgen Wendland, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Carlsberg is a world leading brewery

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CHR. HANSEN – The Health and Nutrition Division (HND), Denmark.

Contact: Adam Baker, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

World leading supplier of food microbial cultures.

 

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NIZO – The Health Department, Netherlands.

 

Contact:Wynand Alkema, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Provides expertise and experience in industrial research and coordination of EU projects.Based on their experience in fermentation research for solutions in food NIZO will screen all selected yeast species on formation of novel aroma compounds and investigate their potential for probiotic effects. The most promising species will be screened on a strain level to further assess the diversity in industrial traits for low alcohol products, novel cheeses and new probiotics.

 

 

Assosiated Partner

 

 

FEM-IASMA – Research and Innovation Centre, The Department of Food Quality and Nutrition, Italy.

Contact: Urska Vrhovsek, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Provides expertise and experience in fruit and processed food, aroma related customer analysis, EU projects and industrial collaboration.

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