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MyToolBox, a new Horizon 2020 proposal submitted by the MYCOSPEC technical manager

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Jul
13

The MyToolBox proposal, coordinated by Prof Rudi Kirska from BOKU/IFA, brought together a Consortium of 23 partners from leading institutions in Europe and China, including academia, farmers, technology providers, food industry (including 5 end users) and policy stakeholders who aim at developing novel interventions and strategies  for reducing crop losses due to fungal and mycotoxin contamination. After a positive Stage 1 assessment, the participants hope for the full proposal to be granted in order to advance the state-of-the art in mycotoxin prevention and management.

Next Mycotoxin summer talks will be held on 10th July at BOKU/IFA

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Jul
13

The conference aims to address hot topics in the mycotoxin area and to promote networking among members of the multi disciplinary mycotoxin community. Mycospec advances on infrared spectroscopy and chemometrics for the rapid assessment of food quality will be presented by Gregor Kos, a BOKU collaborator.

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Month 18 meeting and demonstration session

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Jul
10

Project consortium came together for the Month 18 meeting that took place at IRIS facilities (Barcelona) on the 30th June. Project partners had the opportunity to see the pre-competitive MYCOSPEC prototype that is in its final stage of building. The hardware and process control were presented as well as the User Interface that enables easy operation of the system and friendly retrieval of historical data. The prototype will be finalized during July and shipped to UULM (Germany) for the validation of the technology.

 

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IRIS delivered MYCOSPEC leaflets at BTA

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May
13

BTA, one of the most important food technology exhibition in 2015, celebrated in Barcelona the 21-24 April, welcomed more than 500 exhibiting companies from different countries. The event attracted over 35000 professionals from the food industry with an interest in innovative solutions to drive their business forward. IRIS participated in the exhibition and took profit to deliver MYCOSPEC leaflets among visitors to help the project dissemination.

Mycospec featured in TecniFood

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May
13

The spanish magazine TecniFood, a bimonthly magazine targetting professionals in the food technology sector, published an article about mycotoxin contamination in the food chain and the Mycospec approach for developing a rapid on-site mycotoxin detection tool.

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MYCOSPEC at the AACCI Annual meeting in Providence, USA

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Nov
12

MYCOSPEC project poster was exhibited by the Consortium partner ICC at the AACCI Conference during 5-8 October, where scientists and cereal food industry stakeholders met to address current industrial needs.

The project caught the interest to be innovative and be at the forefront of the search for new tools for mycotoxin detection.

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Mycotoxin exposure could rise with dark chocolate consumption

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Jun
2

Mycotoxin exposure could rise with dark chocolate consumption

http://www.confectionerynews.com/Regulation-Safety/Mycotoxin-exposure-could-rise-with-dark-chocolate-consumption

World Mycotoxin Forum

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Jun
2

World Mycotoxin Forum

http://www.bastiaanse-communication.com/WMF/wmf.html

Summer Academy and Summer Talks at IFA-Tulln

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Jun
2

Summer Academy and Summer Talks at IFA-Tulln
http://www.ifa-tulln.ac.at/index.php?id=757

Mycotoxin Levels Rising In Stored 2013 Crop

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Jun
2

Mycotoxin Levels Rising In Stored 2013 Crop
http://www.agweb.com/article/mycotoxin_levels_rising_in_stored_2013_crop_NAA_News_Release/