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Supporting institutions

INRA, Nantes, France
Interest and expertise: Polysaccharides, Pectin, (arabino)xylans, Modification of polysaccharide structure and properties, Carbohydrate active enzymes.
Contact person: Dr. Estelle Bonnin, Group leader.
Training proposal

National Hellenic Research Foundation, Athens, Greece,
The Institute of Biological Research and Biotechnology, Athens, Greece (IBRB)
Interest and expertise: Isolation and purification of cellular membranes and subcellular organelles, Chemical modification of proteins, Protein phosphorylation, Protein kinases and phosphatases, Signal transduction, Lipid oxidation, oxidative enzyme activities, free radicals and antioxidants in plants and food (olive oil/olive fruit), Bioactive components of Microalgae.
Contact person: Dr. Theodore G. Sotiroudis, Research Director, Head of Enzymology Programme, Head of Industrial Enzymology Unit of IBRB.
Training proposal

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, Espoo, Finland (VTT)
Interest and expertise: Food (bio)processing, Discovering and characterizing new enzymes for food industry, Microbes as tools for tailoring product properties, Food aroma and flavour.
Contact person: Prof. Johanna Buchert, Research Director.

Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden (KI)
Interest and expertise: Allergen characterization, Production and characterization of recombinant allergens. Regulatory T cells in allergic diseases. Allergen specific immunotherapy.
Contact person: Prof. Marianne van Hage, Head of the Department.

Research Centre Borstel, Borstel, Germany (RCB)
Interest and expertise: Food allergen characterization, Recombinant allergens production and purification, ESI-MS and structural instrumental analysis of proteins.
Contact person: dr Arnd Petersen, Group leader.

RWTH Aachen University, Institute of Biotechnology, Aachen, Germany (RWTH)
Interest and expertise: Protein engineering, Gene-mining technology, High throughput research, Discovering and designing new enzyme activities, Cloning in hosts other than E. coli, Patenting in molecular biotechnology.
Contact person: Prof. Ulrich Schwaneberg, Director of the Institute of Biotechnology.
Training proposal I
Training proposal II

Utrecht University, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht, the Netherlands (IRAS)
Interest and expertise: Assessment of risks and benefits (to human, animal and ecosystem health) of exposure to new or biotechnological modified foods and/or food components.
Contact person: dr Joost Smit, Group leader.

University of Plovdiv, Department of Plant Physiology and Molecular Biology, Plovdiv, Bulgaria (PPMB)
Interest and expertise: Transgenic plants, Plant biotechnology, Molecular conformation and localization of membrane proteins, Molecular basis of plant stress response, Use of DNA markers in molecular taxonomy of parasitic plants.
Contact person: prof. Ivan Minkov, Head of the Department of PPMB, University of Plovdiv Vice Rector of Research.

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