Networks where BioCC participates

IPA (The International Probiotics Association)

The International Probiotics Association (IPA) is a global non-profit organization bringing together through its membership, the probiotic sector’s stakeholders including but not limited to academia, scientists, health care professionals, consumers, industry, and regulators. The IPA’s mission is to promote the safe and efficacious use of probiotics throughout the world.

ECRIN (The European Clinical Research Infrastructures Network) – The European Clinical Research Infrastructures Network (ECRIN) is a sustainable, not-profit infrastructure supporting multinational clinical research projects in Europe. The European Clinical Research Infrastructures Network,, is a European network dedicated to improving the health of patients and citizens across the world through clinical research. ECRIN supports, services, coordinates, and manages high-quality, independent, and fully transparent multinational clinical research. ECRIN synergizes the capacities and capabilities of national clinical research. ECRIN strives for the harmonisation of European clinical research.

ENPADASI (European Nutritional Phenotype Assessment and Data Sharing Initiative) – The main objective of the ENPADASI project is to deliver an open access research infrastructure that will contain data from a wide variety of nutritional studies, ranging from mechanistic/interventions to epidemiological studies, including a multitude of phenotypic outcomes that will facilitate combined analyses in the future.

HighTech Europe is a Network of Excellence funded by the 7th Framework Programme of the European Commission. The main achievement of the project is the Food Tech Innovation Portal (Food TIP), a knowledge portal that gives access to the latest technologies, profiles of institutions and companies, testing facilities and services in food processing.

COST Action FA0802 Feed for Health – A project funded by the EU, which brings together different subjects studied in work groups, with one of the topics being designing functional foods for humans through animal feeding.

COST Action FA1001 – The application of innovative fundamental food-structure-property relationships to the design of foods for health, wellness and pleasure. It is a cooperation project funded by the EU where materials scientists, food technologists and nutrition specialists collaborate in order to study the structure of healthy foods.