Joint Point Project at the Verona University

On 7th March 2015, Open Fields attended the Joint Point Project sponsored by Verona University, for the new Bando 2015 presentation. Join Point Project, born with the intention to promote the interactions between University, Companies and Region to set up shared research projects, involving Verona University and the private sector of the territory. Open Fields since 2014, in collaboration with Professor Antonella Furini (Department of Biotechnologies, Verona University), is engaged in the study of different varieties of  Triticum monococcum to evaluate the α- gliadins toxicity and the ω-gliadins possible protective effects with the aim to make innovative food prototypes suitable for the non celiac gluten sensitive people.

9th AISTEC Conference-A WORLD OF CEREALS-Potential and Challenges

aistec1 Organized in collaboration with the CRA-MAC (Research Unit for maize-colture) of Bergamo, the IX Congress of the Italian Association of Cereal Science and Technology (AISTEC) was held in Bergamo at the Conference Hall, of the Cloister of St. Augustine. The conference – titled ‘A World of Cereals – Potential and Challenges’; took place from the 12th to 14th of June 2013. As well as highlighting present state of the art technological advancements, the future challenges of Italian research were discussed. The participants, more than 110, were experts in the cereals sector, researchers and manufacturers of equipment and scientific instruments in the field of cereal quality. Click here to view the conference program.

As a conference participant and project partner in the EU (FP7 funded) “HeathBread project, Open Fields took this opportunity to presented a poster outlining the aims and objectives of the HealthBread. See