coordinator E.Balsa-Canto addressed to the partnership to assess the overall project
development. Despite of all difficulties that have had to be overcome by the
partners, the objectives have been achieved and the results are satisfactory.
the work that remained to be done and explained that the results can still be
communicated beyond the project.
Oamk’s publication “Optimizing Power Management in Printed electronics
Smart Label System” was accepted by the scientific committee of the
Interdisciplinary Conference on Mechanics, Computers and Electrics (http://www.icmece.org) in Barcelona on
October. Our partners will be presenting the paper
online at the conference.
The goal of ICMECE 2022 is to gather
scientists, engineers, researchers, technicians and industrial representatives
to present the cutting-edge studies on Mechanical, Computer and Electrical
Systems and form an interdisciplinary academic forum to discuss the scientific
and engineering issues to arrive at more complete systems for the applications
of future world.
The latest news about the conference can be
followed from the website at
The Conference Proceedings will be delivered via
web-site just after the conference.
We hare happy to inform all of you
that a video demonstration of the Seafood-Age project pilot chain is available
on the Seafood-Age project’s YouTube channel:
The aim of this video is to
demonstrate the feasibility of all processes from the value chain (RTE seafood
meal+packaging+labelling). Thus, the video is focused on the production
chain, and laboratory
developments such as bioactives assessment and methods for controlling
traceability and security are not included.
Currently, the video is available in
English with subtitles in English, French and Spanish, in order to be
presented during activities that are taking place this week in France and
Spain. Subtitles in other languages of the project will
be available soon.
Our partners from OAMK attended PRINSE22 seminar in Oulu on June 8–9, 2022, where they presented the SPL hardware functionality to more than 200 participants from more than 50 companies and organisations.
PRINSE’22 covered topics from printed intelligence to system-level
reliable, sustainable and eco-friendly solutions for Future Products.
This inspiring international event hosted +200 participants around the
world, while offering an excellent setting for networking and matchmaking. More
than 50 industrial companies were present. To facilitate collaboration with the
great experts from industry leaders, they also had an interactive Innovation
Market Place and Bazaar with demos.
An online workshop is being organised in Spain on 15th of June (11:00 AM to
13:00 AM), which is being coordinated by CETMAR in collaboration with the Galicia
Food & Drink Cluster (CLUSAGA), as a capitalization action of SEAFOOD-AGE
This event is aimed at showing to the industry the advances on the RTE food product from the SEAFOOD-AGE project, together with another project from the Atlantic Area, AHFES.
It will be held in Spanish and Galician language.
Registration is free HERE, but needed to receive the link of the event.
Our partners from the IIM-CSIC took part of the «Feira do Océano»
organised by their institution to celebrate the World Oceans Day.
The first edition of this Ocean Fair was celebrated on 8th of June as a scientific dissemination fair where the IIM-CSIC took to the streets to meet the citizens of Vigo.
The Fair was held throughout the day under the tents installed in the Bouzas neighborhood. In the morning, the researchers received the students of IES Beade and the schools Javier Sensat, Atlántida, Virxe do Rocío and Mestre Manuel García. And in the afternoon the workshops were opened to the general public.
With the slogan «Choose smart food» the group led by Eva Balsa-Canto showed
several results of the project: the production of ingredients and food of
marine origin using circular economy concepts, the use of DNA-based techniques
for the identification of ingredients or an intelligent label that allows
monitoring the quality of food throughout the chain.
SEAFOOD-AGE project counted with the participation of Rogelio Santos Queiruga,
as guest of honor.
The well-known seafood expert Rogelio Santos Queiruga was present all day
at the fair, chatting with the kids. Rogelio has been working for 27 years, out
of his 45, as a sailor, fisherman and disseminator of the values of the sea and
fishing. He is promoter of sustainability, science, and responsible consumption
as keys to a better future and he shares the values of our project.
The media echoed the news and the regional television reported on the fair
A hybrid workshop
(on-site and online) is being held in France on 16th of June (4:30 PM to 6:30
PM). This workshop is being organised by TQC and Abyss ingredients, as a capitalization
action of SEAFOOD-AGE project.
Target audience: food & nutrition and health nutrition companies.
Behaviors, preferences and dietary of the elderly, Isabelle MAITRE, Teacher-researcher, ESA Angers
Illustrations through 3 testimonies:
Preventing undernutrition in the elderly through food pleasure in EHPAD: approach of collaborative innovation in French Cornwall (NutriCHIC), Catherine CORRE et Martin KERVADEC, Intercommunal Hospital Center of Cornwall
Valorization of marine by-products in terms of health and well-being of the elderly (Brainbooster), Elodie BOUVRET, Abyss Ingrédients
European partnership and eco-innovative dynamics in favor of seniors food (Seafood Age), Rozenn LE VAILLANT, Technopole Quimper-Cornouaille
Harri Määttä, from Oulu University of Applied Sciences Ltd., has been attending the PacTec, FoodTec & PlastExpo Nordic in Helsinki, Finland. Expo is the leading industrial event for the packaging, food and drink, and plastics industries in Northern Europe. (https://pfsptec.messukeskus.com/?lang=en)
He has been
discussing with companies about the possibility to use technology in food value
chains and packaging and also presenting the results of their work in the
Seafood Age project.
events for the packaging, food and drink, and plastics industries – PacTec,
FoodTec and PlastExpo Nordic – has brought together industry professionals at
Messukeskus in Helsinki. The event package covered the entire value chains of
these industries, from design to use, and from marketing to raw materials. The
graphics industry event Sign, Print & Promotion was a part of the event
package, as well as. The events were co-organised with the Finnish Packaging
Association, the Finnish Food and Drink Industries’ Federation and the Finnish
Our Irish partners
are giving a presentation at “Seaweed around the clock” on the 2nd
June and will be also part of the “Irish booth”.
Institute, Bord Iascaigh Mhara and DAFM are sponsoring a virtual booth for Ireland
at the global online Seaweed Around the Clock event.
Around the Clock is the second edition of the largest global seaweed event
uniting people and businesses of all backgrounds in order to talk about the
growing seaweed industry.
It will be
all about raising awareness, showcasing innovations and funding organic seaweed
farming. The objective: with the support of the non-profit Seaweed First, the aim
is to raise funds in order to support sustainable seaweed projects globally
during the first 24h Seaweed Telethon.
booth/platform is open from June 1st until July 2nd. The
event itself takes place over 24 hours on June 2nd, with a showcase
of Irish stakeholders from 3-4pm.
information about the event can be found here: https://seaweedaroundtheclock.vfairs.com/
where free register for the event is open. Last year there were >5,000
attendees for a 16 hour live streamed event. This year it will be held for 24
hours and will have a virtual platform, like a conference which will allow:
live debates, keynotes, cooking & fashion shows
& Meet ! Connect from June 2nd to July 1st
Exhibition Hall and poster presentations
organic seaweed projects through a donation platform
SEAFOOD-AGE partners had the pleasure
of organizing the 7th interim meeting on 11th and 12th May at The Hub of the UCC
in Cork. It was a hybrid event, with 13 people atttending on-site and 11 people
following the presentation online.
• 11th May: Coordination issues were
addressed by Eva Balsa-Canto (IIM-CSIC) and Communication activities by Uxía
Vázquez (INXENIA). Next, Elena Couñago (CETMAR) presented the 2nd and 3rd tasting
trials developed with the collaboration of Fundación Dorzán. Afterwards,
presentations were made by Ina Bremenkamp (UCC) and Marta L. Cabo (IIM-CSIC) on
issues related to the packaging. Uxía Vázquez (INXENIA) gave an update on the
progress made regarding LCA. Harri Määttä (OAMK), Eva Balsa-Canto and Carmen G.
Sotelo focused their interventions on different aspects of the labelling
solutions and Carla Pires (IPMA) made a review of the deliverables and
indicators of the finished WP that she leads. Finally, Emmanuel Tsekleves
(LANCASTER) gave a speech on the findings and emergent themes from their work
on fish and seafood product consumption.
• 12th May: During the morning, the 3rd training session on Circularity,
traceability and safety was adressed to the partners. It was organised by Rozenn
Le Vaillant (TQC), who presented also the activities in progress for developing
competencies for innovation. Alejandro Garrido (INL) also talked about the interlaboratory
validation in course. To wrap up, the project coordinator made a review of the general
progress and reviewed the key issues to ensure the achievement of the project
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