Three universities, a research institute, a non-profit association and seven companies team up in this project. They are based in Spain, Portugal, Italy, Germany, Ireland and the Netherlands. The companies involved are a manufacturer of pulse power generators and food companies which will be the end users of the developed technology and methods. The project started in May 2015, it lasts three years and thus three harvesting seasons. The results will be shared on this website and through our newsletter.
The group of Emerging Technologies for Food Processing at the University of Zaragoza (UNIZAR) concentrates its research activities in the area of food preservation and processing by thermal and non-thermal technologies.
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The Department of Food Biotechnology and Food Process Engineering of TU Berlin (TUB) continuously achieves and retains excellence in research, teaching and far-reaching services related to food biotechnology and food process engineering.
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ProdAl is a highly original institution, representing the first experience in Italy of link between public research institutions in the agri‐food field, and a unique big laboratory for research and development in the service of enterprises.
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University College Dublin (one of Europe's leading research‐intensive universities) is Ireland’s largest university with over 30,000 students, drawn from approximately 124 countries.
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The European Federation of Food Science and Technology (EFFoST) is a non‐profit association, with 130 societies in most European countries affiliated to it. EFFoST has become a focus for European cooperation among food scientist, engineers, technologists and business in food and food‐related areas.
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Agrinarsa is a company located in the northern Spain – Poligono La Corona Fuentes de Ebro (Zaragoza). The company has two industrial activities: production of dry plum and elaboration of olive oil.
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The Apple Farm was established in the 1960’s in Cahir, Co. Tipperary, Ireland. The farm and its associated company, Con Traas Ltd., grows a variety of fruits and produces a range of products on site from their produce including apple juice, cider and jams.
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The Diesdorfer Süßmost-, Weinkelterei und Edeldestille GmbH was established in 1935 and is dedicated to the production and marketing of high quality fruit juices and nectars, fruit wines and fruit spirits. The company currently has 10 employees.
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F.P.D. Srl is a young tomato processing company, started in 2008, aiming at high quality canned tomatoes products. Today F.P.D. transforms about 30,000 tons of tomatoes per year, among which 7,000 tons from biological farming and 1,500 tons DOP tomatoes.
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Bodegas Aragonesas is a winery from Campo de Borja Denomination of Origin, and its vineyards are located in the foothills of the Iberian Mountain Range, in the northern part of the province of Zaragoza.
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Energy Pulse System researches, develops, produces and sells pulsed power modulators based on state-of-the-art, high efficient semi-conductors.
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CIRCE is a research centre founded in 1993 with the support of the University of Zaragoza, to create and develop innovative solutions and scientific/technical knowledge and transfer them to the business sector in the field of energy.
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