Eight professors and researchers from universities in Eastern European countries was at UNITE – from 20 to 25 May – got acquainted themselves on food technologies and food quality and safety control, as part of the Ag-Lab-Improving skills in laboratory Project practice for agro-food specialists in eastern Europe. Olga Bakumenko, Senior Lecturer at the Department of Plant Protection, Candidate of Agricultural Sciences (PhD) of Sumy National Agrarian University (Sumy, Ukraine) has undergone advanced training within the project.
International researchers from partner universities were involved in the following activities:
• training at the Teramo University laboratories in various fields, including antioxidants, sensory analysis and microextraction procedures for the detection of pesticides;
• external visits to the De Cecco and Zaccagnini companies and to the Experimental Zooprophylactic Institute “G. Caporale ”of Teramo.