Main Goal

To develop analytical tools that will help overcome limitations in the current analytical methods for microbiological quality control in the food industry.

Project Metas

Intervention Region: North and Center
Project Approval: 2018-04-18
Start date: 2018-07-01
End date: 2021-12-31
Total Eligible Investiment: 922.561,35€
European Union financial support: 626.356,29€

Frulact Partners

International Iberian Nanotechnology Laboratory Exatronic


The main objective of the project is the development of analytical tools that will enable a more robust control of the microbiological quality of fruit preparations during processing, storage and transport. These new solutions should reduce response times and ensure equal or greater sensitivity when compared to conventional methods. Two different devices will be designed and produced combining the latest developments in molecular biology, electronics and nano and micro technology. These sensors will provide data related to microbiological growth, allowing real-time, user-friendly traceability of containers during shelf-life.

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