A paradigm shift in food quality and safety testing is required in order to free resources for an intensified combat against fraud in the food chain. As an enabling technology solution to the problem, FoodSmartphone proposes the development of smartphone-based (bio)analytical sensing and diagnostic tools, for simplified on-site pre-screening of quality and safety parameters and wireless data transfer to servers of relevant stakeholders.
The consortium has been built upon highly complementary disciplines: (bio)analytical chemists, biologists, physicists, micro/nano-engineers, mathematicians, organic- and food chemists will work together on the joint supra-disciplinary goal.
FoodSmartphone offers the ESRs (early-stage researchers) an extensive programme of both mandatory and optional network-wide training events and intersectoral secondments.
The scientific training in novel smartphone-based sensing technologies plus the complementary skills training provided, will have a major impact on future EU monitoring practices and, moreover, pave the road for Citizen Science.

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  • Outreach activities

    FoodSmartphone vlog: Analysis through FoodSmartphone - mass spectrometry coupling

    July 31, 2019
    Ariadni Geballa Koukoula (ESR 12) from Wageningen Food Safety Research (NL) introduces a vlog on Analysis through FoodSmartphone - mass spectrometry coupling. More information Here.

    FoodSmartphone vlog: Consumer Allergen Testing

    July 1, 2019
    Gina Ross (ESR 1) introduces a vlog on Consumer Allergen Testing. More information Here.

    5th FoodSmartphone E-newsletter is available.

    June 27, 2019
    The fifth FoodSmatphone E-newsletter informs about project activities. You can register to receive it automatically.

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