What we do

At CERTA-UAB we do research of quality, and we specialize in innovation and knowledge transfer in the area of agri-food, more specifically in Food Technology. Our main line of research is the application of emerging technologies and new processes for the improvement of food security and the nutritional value of food.

Our research lines in CERTA-UAB are configured around three areas of specialization:

Food safety
Food Processing and Control
Food Quality and Innovation
What we do

Food safety

  • Control of cleaning and disinfection of surfaces
  • Emerging technologies to ensure food security
  • Pathogenic and deteriorating microorganisms relevant to the food industry
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What we do

Food Processing and Control

  • Combined process design
  • Development of optical sensors for the control of the food process
  • Processing of liquid / fluid foods by ultraviolet radiation
  • Food processing by high hydrostatic pressure
  • Liquid/fluid food processing by ultra-high pressure homogenization
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What we do

Food Quality and Innovation

  • Development of nutritionally improved food products
  • Food for population groups with special needs
  • Bioactive compound delivery systems
  • Recovery of food by-products
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