FREE Pre-Conference event





SYMPOSIUM: “Metrology supporting authenticity and traceability of raw materials and products”


1st October 2017

Aristotle University’s Research Dissemination Center (KEDEA)

3is Septevriou, University Campus – Thessaloniki




Registration at desk



9:00Opening, greetings


9:00 – 13:00 – Poster session: Activities of PRO-METROFOOD partners


9:20 – Dr. Claudia Zoani METROFOOD-RI Coordination Office, (ENEA, IT)

METROFOOD-RI: a new Research Infrastructure for promoting Metrology in Food and Nutrition


Invited speakers

9:40 –Dr. Dionysios G. Kyriakidis, Director of Quality and Cooperation, Hellenic Institute of Metrology (EIM, GR)

The Role and Responsibilities of EIM in the development of the Metrological System in Greece



10:10 – Dr. Anagnostis Argiriou, Senior Researcher and Deputy Director at the Institute of Applied Biosciences– Centre for Research and Technology Hellas (CERTH, GR)

Valorization of Local Food Products: The case of the Food Identity Database

Short CV


10:40Coffee break


11:00 – Maria Tsimidou, Professor, Head of the Laboratory of Food Chemistry & Technology, School of Chemistry, (AUTH, GR)

National and EU RIs on Food and Health linked to METROFOOD RI objectives


11:20 – Isabel Castanheira, Professor, Chairperson IMEKO TC-23 Metrology in Food and Nutrition (INSA, PG)

The Global Landscape of Food & Health Networking to strengthen EU Research Infrastructures


11:40 Round Table: National, Pan-European and Global Research Infrastructures in the Agrofood and Nutrition Sector-Current Status and Prospect

Panel to be announced soon


12:30Open discussion





PRO-METROFOOD Project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement
No 739568