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FAPESP and DCSR announce result of call for proposals

FAPESP and DCSR announce result of call for proposals

Two research projects were selected and will be funded up to 48 months (photo:Wikimedia)

FAPESP and the Danish Council for Strategic Research (DCSR) make public the result of a call for proposals opened in April, 2013 for joint research in food science.

Researches were invited to provide solutions within the field of food science in order to accommodate to the challenges related to “Bio-refinery" and/or “Food and Health”.

The total amount available for this call for proposals is around US$ 4 million and the duration of the proposed research projects may be up to 48 months.

Selected proposals:


Researchers Project title

Susana Marta Isay Saad
Faculdade de Ciências Farmacêuticas, USP

Lene Jespersen
University of Copenhagen

Bioactive components from by-products of food processing used in a symbiotic approach for improving human health and well-being (BIOSYN)

FAPESP #: 2013/50506-8

Reinaldo José da Silva
Instituto de Biociências, UNESP

Niels Gerslev Jorgensen
University of Copenhagen

Improved quality of cultured fish for human consumption

FAPESP #: 2013/50504-5

 The call for proposals is available at: