CIFGA has a high experience in research, having been supported by several programs and initiatives:
CDTI and Technological Funds-FEDER 2014-2020, supported by Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad. ITC-20161072 MYCONTROL
CIFGA participates, along with the companies CustomDrinks and Evialis, leader of the consortium, in the project NATURAL CONTAMINANTS CONTROL SYSTEMS IN CEREAL BASED PRODUCTS - MYCONTROL, whose general objective is to reduce the impact of mycotoxins found in the raw materials used for manufacturing food products for both human and animal consumption, in order to improve and guarantee public health, increase their quality and provide a high added value to these products.
Ministerio de Economía, Industria y Competitividad and Technological Funds-FEDER 2014-2020. RTC-2016-5507-2 OXIDRINKS
Promote technological development, innovation and quality research.
CIFGA participates, along with the company CustomDrinks and the Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, coordinating the project ANTIOXIDANTS CONTENT AND RELATIONSHIP WITH HEALTHY AGING APPLIED TO SIDRA, BEER AND JUICE – OXIDRINKS, whose general objective is to determine the antioxidant capacity and the content of those compounds in the elaboration of beverages of commercial interest, in order to value its beneficial effect as a means of preventing neurodegenerative diseases related to aging..
H2020-SMEINST-1-2015. This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 684290
Neotec Initiative for the creation and consolidation of new technology based companies, committed to the creation of own R&D lines.
Genoma España, a Spanish Foundation that drives technology development, transfer of knowledge and innovation, particularly in the biotechnology sector.
Xunta de Galicia. IN841C-2008/64
Xunta de Galicia. 07CSA009E
Programa Torres Quevedo.PTQ-08-01-06651
Programa Torres Quevedo.PTQ-08-01-06906
Programa Torres Quevedo.PTQ-09-01-00062
Programa Torres Quevedo.PTQ-09-02-02176
Programa Torres Quevedo.PTQ-09-02-02239
Xunta de Galicia. IN841C-2012/199
CDTI and Technological Funds, supported by Ministerio de Economía y Competitividad, and Consejería de Economía e Industria through the Axencia Galega de Innovación (GAIN). ITC-20133020 SINTOX
CDTI ISIP (Bilateral India). IDI-20130304
CIFGA has participated in the following Trade Shows and Congresses:
- Marine and Freshwater Toxins Analysis 4th Joint Symposium and AOAC Task Force Meeting
: May 5-9, 2013. Baiona, Spain.
- BIOASIA 2013
. January 28-30, 2013. Hyderabad, India.
- 7th Conference of The World Mycotoxin Forum and the XIIIth IUPAC International Symposium on Mycotoxins and Phycotoxins
: November 5-9, 2012. Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
- BIOSPAIN 2012
. September 19-21, 2012. Bilbao, Spain.
- 125th AOAC Annual Meeting & Exposition
: September 18-21, 2011. New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.
- 8th International Conference on Molluscan Shellfish Safety
: June 12-17, 2011. Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown, Canada.
Both with grants from IGAPE and Consellería de Economía e Industria (Xunta de Galicia)
CIFGA has a strong commitment to Research and Development, and is glad to form part of several Technological Platforms:
BIOTEGA: Plataforma Tecnolóxica Galega de Biotecnología
BIOGA: Clúster Tecnolóxico Empresarial das Ciencias da Vida
PTGAL: Plataforma Tecnolóxica Galega Agroalimentaria