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SAFE Announcements and Events:

  • SAFE at the World Seafood Congress 2017

    Mark your agenda now.

    The World Seafood Congress 2017 will take place from 10 to 13 September in Reykjavik Iceland.

    On the afternoon of TUESDAY 12 SEPT, SAFE consortium will lead two sessions.

    Abstracts still being accepted for speakers and for posters.

    Early bird registration open till 30 April.

     

  • SAFE Executive Board Meetings 2017-23 AUGUST

    The upcoming 2017 meetings of the SAFE consortium Executive Board will be by teleconference on

    Wednesday 23 August at 13H CET

    Wednesday 20 September at 13H CET

    Wednesday 18 October at 13H 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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Current members of the SAFE consortium Executive Board, 2016-2017 (in alphabetical order by Institute).

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

- 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.

 

The 2013-2014 Board were (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 2012-2013 Board were (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 2011-2012 Board were (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.

 

 

From left to right, members of the 2010-2011 Board were:

- 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

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