Next September 10th, starting at 9:00 a.m. in the Spanish Office of Science and Technology (SOST), Brussels, the Extremadura Agro-food RTD Centre - CTAEX, organizes the final results dissemination event of the LIFE + project / ENV / ES000613 SAVECROPS: Polyvalent natural pesticides from local waste.
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The project LIFE + Savecrops aims at obtaining active compounds against a wide range of plant pathogens from certain agro-food residues such as garlic or broccoli processing as well as the residue generated in the production of cheese at dairy industries. In this manner, developing highly versatile eco-friendly pesticides that have been field validated through their employment at the three more important crops of the Extremadura region: processing tomato, olive grove and vineyard.
More information about the project: http://www.ctaex.com/savecrops-life/
Oficina Española de Ciencia y Tecnología (SOST) - Rue du Trône 62, 7th floor – BRUSELAS
Coordenadas: 50.838124, 4.369003
9:00 Welcome presentation from the Extremadura office in Brussels
César Morcillo Dorado. Director. Extremadura Office Brussels.
9:15 Opportunities for R+D+i in the food industry: CTAEX
José Luis Llerena. Director. CTAEX
9:45 CTAEX Internationalization strategy
Santiago Ortega Pérez. European Project manager CTAEX
10:15 Research and innovation strategy in Extremadura: agrofood. Success stories
Iñaki Luaces Fernández. Técnico de proyectos europeos. Fundecyt - PCTEX
11:15 E Life+ SAVECROPS
Ascensión Ciruelos Calvo, Project manager. CTAEX.
Networking with others projects
12:00 Proyecto 7PM INPROFOOD
Raymond Gemen. Gestor de nutrición y salud en EUFIC (European Food Information Council)
12:15 Life+ ECOCITRIC
Jorge García Fernández. Department of Employment and Economic Development –“Ciudad Activa” La Vall d'Uixó council (Castellón)
12:30 Life+ ZERORESIDUES
Javier Arizmendi Ruiz, Zerya Operations Manager, Eva Mª Campo Sahagún, senior researcher "Foodstuffs of plant origin" Zaragoza University
12:45 Proyecto Life+AGROINTEGRA
Marie Latour, Head of Brussels Office at Zabala Innovation Consulting, S.A
César Morcillo Dorado
ASCENSIÓN CIRUELOS CALVO
She holds a degree in Chemical Sciences from the Autonomous University of Madrid (UAM), with the specialization in Agricultural Chemistry (1984).
15 years experienced in Nestlé R&D Centre Badajoz as Project Leader in Food Science and Safety and Food Technology departments.
For 14 years she is R&D Project Manager in CTAEX, Agro Food Technological Centre Extremadura, in the Food Science and Safety Department, and Laboratory Quality Responsible of the Analytical Services of CTAEX.
EVA Mª CAMPO SAHAGÚN
Liaison officer between Fundecyt-Pctex/regional government of Extremadura and the EU for the participation to EU programmes and networks for R&D.
Degree in Political Science (IR & Public Policy) from the University of the Basque Country. He holds a Master in eurOpean Integration and EU Projects Management, and Executive MBA.
He began his career as an intern for the basque government with the management of the EU regional policy (cross-border and interregional cooperation) and the EU communication policy. He has more than 7 years of experience as a consultant for both public and private entities in the design and management of european projects.
JOSÉ LUIS LLERENA RUIZ
PhD Agronomist Engineer by the University of Extremadura (Spain) and Associated Professor in the same university in the Vegetable Biology and Production Department, and is specialized in olive varieties characterization.
At present he is the General Manager in CTAEX, also he was Head of Research Results Transfer Office (OTRI) in CTAEX during for more ten years.
He has a great experience in communication, dissemination and exploitation activities, as well as in management of webs and social networks.
At present he leads and presents a radio program “health food”. He has coordinated numerous workshops, courses and seminars. He was also responsible for the Tomato Observatory and coordinated the First International Congress of Industrial Processed Tomato.
SANTIAGO ORTEGA PÉREZ
Graduated in Chemistry and Food Technology, Mr Ortega holds a Master in Scientific Research and has been working at CTAEX since 2009 as an R&D Project Manager in the Food Technology Department. Mr Ortega is also part of the recently created European Project Office of CTAEX as the department in charge of the promotion of European projects.
Marie has a large experience in coordinating European projects in the specific area of energy and renewable energy mainly from the policy and dissemination point of view in particular having worked for 12 years within Solar Power Europe (ex “European Photovoltaic Industry Association”). Marie currently coordinates the European Technology Platform on Smartgrids and helps ZABALA clients to present and manage the best way possible EU funded projects. She holds a superior degree in European Business Management from the European Business Programme in Madrid and Bordeaux and a Master in European Affairs from the Catholic University of Paris.