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SAFE Announcements and Events:

  • Circularity and Resource Efficiency of Food Systems: 22 May 2019

    SAFE member National R&D Institute for Food Bioresources, IBA in Romania is organising this conference which will take place under the Romanian presidency of the European Union.

    The intention is to create a supportive environment for establishing new collaborations in the field of agri-food research that share the same ideas as the Food 2030 initiative.

    The main aim of the event is to raise awareness about sustainable production and consumption, to minimize food waste and to transform agrofood by products and residues into new raw materials for different purposes with an environmentally friendly approach.

    More information and link to register is here.

    Hope to see you there!

  • Global Food Safety Summit. 2-3 Sept 2019

    Managing a safe and secure global food supply chain from farm to fork!

    As in previous years, this event will bring together key stakeholders from all along several food chains including manufacturers, suppliers, regulators and the experts that support them. Highlights of the event will include case study experiences. Networking opportunities will be plentiful as representatives from major food and beverage producers, suppliers and retailers participate.

    Read about the Global Food Safety Summits of previous years, including a link to the SAFE consortium presentation given in 2017 by SAFE Executive Board member Oddur Gunnarsson from Matis Ltd., Iceland here.

    SAFE members enjoye a special reduced registration.

    See the event programme here (coming soon)

    Read more about the event here.

  • INCREaSE 2019: 9-11 Oct 2019

    SAFE consortium will participate in the International Congress on Engineering and Sustainability in the XXIst Century to be held at the University of Algarve in Faro PT from 8-11 October 2019.

    The SAFE Secretary General, Katherine M Flynn, is a member of the Scientific Committee.

    Read about SAFE participation in INCREaSE 2017 here.

    Abstract submission is now open!

    Hope to see you at INCREaSE 2019!

  • SAFE Executive Board and Member Meetings 2019

    The upcoming 2018 meetings of the SAFE consortium Executive Board will be by teleconference in

    TUESDAY 19 June at 15H CET

    Log in as a SAFE member to download the Agenda and the Minutes of all SAFE EB meetings. Also available are the Agenda and the Minutes of all SAFE Member Meetings, including the Annual General Meetings. Once logged in, these documents become visible as a separate article in Past Events.

    If your institution is a SAFE member but you don't have a User Name and Password - send an email to Katherine Flynn with your 3 food safety interests and you will be registered.

    If your institution is not a SAFE member - you will find information here on how to apply.

     

Executive Board

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Members of the 2017 SAFE consortium Executive Board (in alphabetical order by Institute).

- Begoña Pérez Villarreal, Business Director Food Research Division, AZTI-Tecnalia, Derio (Bizkaia), Spain. President of the Executive Board. Joined the EB in 2010, elected President in 2012.

- Tim Hogg, Professor of Microbiology, Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Catolica Portuguese, Porto, Portugal. Vice-President of the Executive Board. Joined the EB in 2010, elected Vice-President in 2012.

- Oddur Már Gunnarsson, Director Business Development, Matís, Reykjavík, Iceland. Joined the EB in 2016.

- Nastasia Belc, Director General, Institutul National Bioresurse Alimentare IBA, Bucharest, Romania. Represented by Irina Smeu. Joined the EB in 2013.

- Helga Næs, Research Director, Nofima, Ås, Norway. Joined the EB in 2012.

- Ryszard Amarowicz, Head of Department of Chemical and Physical Properties of Food, Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research of the Polish Academy of Science. Joined the EB in 2014.

Read more to see members of previous SAFE consortium Executive Boards...

Previous SAFE consortium Executive Boards

The 2014-2016 Board (from left to right):

- Tim Hogg, Professor of Microbiology, Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Catolica Portuguese, Porto, Portugal. Vice-President of the Executive Board.

- Ryszard Amarowicz, Head of Department of Chemical and Physical Properties of Food, Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research of the Polish Academy of Science.

- Helga Næs, Research Director, Nofima, Ås, Norway.

- Begoña Pérez-Villarreal, Business Director Food Research Division, AZTI-Tecnalia, Derio (Bizkaia), Spain. President of the Executive Board.

- Marco Arlorio, Coordinator of Food Chemistry, Biotechnology and Nutrition Unit of DFB Centre.  Delegate for International Relationships. Drug and Food Biotechnology Centre (DFB), Novara, Italy.

- Nastasia Belc, Director General, Institutul National Bioresurse Alimentare IBA, Bucharest, Romania. Represented by Florin Soptica. (not present)

 

The 2013 Board (in alphabetical order by Institute):

- Begoña Pérez-Villarreal, Business Director Food Research Division, AZTI-Tecnalia, Derio (Bizkaia), Spain. President of the Executive Board.

- Tim Hogg, Professor of Microbiology, Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Catolica Portuguese, Porto, Portugal. Vice-President of the Executive Board.

- Marco Arlorio, Coordinator of Food Chemistry, Biotechnology and Nutrition Unit of DFB Centre.  Delegate for International Relationships. Drug and Food Biotechnology Centre (DFB), Novara, Italy.

- Nastasia Belc, Director General, Institutul National Bioresurse Alimentare IBA, Bucharest, Romania. Represented by Florin Soptica.

- Helga Næs, Research Director, Nofima, Ås, Norway.

- Gürbüz Günes, TÜBITAK Marmara Research Center, Food Institute, Istanbul, Turkey.

 

The 2012 Board (in alphabetical order by Institute):

- Hans Peter Bachmann, Agroscope Research Station, Liebefeld, Switzerland.

- Begoña Pérez-Villarreal, Business Director Food Research Division, AZTI-Tecnalia, Derio (Bizkaia), Spain. President of the Executive Board.

- Tim Hogg, Professor of Microbiology, Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Catolica Portuguese, Porto, Portugal. Vice-President of the Executive Board.

- Marco Arlorio, Coordinator of Food Chemistry, Biotechnology and Nutrition Unit of DFB Centre.  Delegate for International Relationships. Drug and Food Biotechnology Centre (DFB), Novara, Italy.

- Helga Næs, Research Director, Nofima, Ås, Norway.

- Gürbüz Günes, TÜBITAK Marmara Research Center, Food Institute, Istanbul, Turkey.

 

The 2011 Board (in alphabetical order by Institute):

- Daniel Guidon, Deputy Director ALP-SNSTF, Liebefeld-Posieux Research Station ALP. Posieux, Switzerland.

- Begoña Pérez-Villarreal, Business Director Food Research Division, AZTI-Tecnalia, Derio (Bizkaia), Spain. Vice-President of the Executive Board.

- Marco Arlorio, Coordinator of Food Chemistry, Biotechnology and Nutrition Unit of DFB Centre.  Delegate for International Relationships. Drug and Food Biotechnology Centre (DFB), Novara, Italy.

- Tim Hogg, Professor of Microbiology, Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Catolica Portuguese, Porto, Portugal.

- Oddur Már Gunnarsson, Director Business Development, Matís, Reykjavík, Iceland. President of the Executive Board.

- Güner Özay, Director, TÜBITAK Marmara Research Center, Food Institute, Istanbul, Turkey.

 

The 2010 Board (from left to right):

- Oddur Már Gunnarsson, Director Business Development, Matís, Reykjavík, Iceland. President of the Executive Board.

- Güner Özay, Director, TÜBITAK Marmara Research Center, Food Institute, Istanbul, Turkey.

- Daniel Guidon, Deputy Director ALP-SNSTF, Liebefeld-Posieux Research Station ALP. Posieux, Switzerland.

- Margarita Garriga, Head, Department of Food Microbioogy, IRTA, Monells, Spain.

- Begoña Pérez-Villarreal, Business Director Food Research Division, AZTI-Tecnalia, Derio (Bizkaia), Spain. Vice-President of the Executive Board.

- Tim Hogg, Professor of Microbiology, Escola Superior de Biotecnologia, Universidade Catolica Portuguese, Porto, Portugal.

Interesting Notes

Do you work for a SAFE consortium member institute?

 

Register as an Individual Member of the SAFE consortium and access Member's Only pages including downloads of documents and presentations, plus receive SAFE announcements directly by email !

 

Registration is simple. Send an email to the SAFE Scientific Secretary, Katherine Flynn, from your institution email address and include your three Food Safety interests.