Nanotechnology in the Agri-food Industry15 February 2014
Proceedings of a conference entitled 'Nanotechnology in the agri-food industry: Applications, opportunities and challenges', which was held on 9 January 2014 at the Teagasc Food Research Centre at Ashtown, Dublin, Ireland.
To access the presentations, click on the links below.
- Welcome address (2.7MB, PDF) - Dr James McIntosh, safefood.
- Societal acceptance of nanotechnology (3.6MB, PDF) - Prof. Lynn Frewer, Newcastle University, UK.
- State of play on European regulations for the use of nanotechnology in food and feed (2.5MB, PDF) - Dr Patrick O’Mahony, Food Safety Authority Ireland, Dublin.
- Examples of nanotechnologies in the agri-food sector (13.3MB, PDF) - Dr Frans Kampers, Wageningen UR, The Netherlands.
- Phage-derived nanomaterials: Applications in food and medicine (4.5MB, PDF) - Dr Olivia McAuliffe, Teagasc, Cork.
- Use of nanosensors to monitor food safety (3.3MB, PDF) - Dr Katrina Campbell, Institute for Global Food Security, Queen’s University Belfast, UK.
- Industry's awareness and perceptions of nanotechnology in the agri-food sector on the island of Ireland (1.1MB, PDF) - Caroline Handford, Institute for Global Food Security, Queen’s University Belfast, UK.
- What do we know about Irish consumer acceptance of novel food technologies? (3.3MB, PDF) - Dr Mary McCarthy, University College Cork.
- Nanotechnology: consumer perceptions and factors influencing acceptance (998KB, PDF) - Dr Maeve Henchion, Teagasc, Ashtown.