Partner Universita Degli Studi Di Teramo
Acronym UNITE
Web www.unite.it


Institutional Coordinator Prof. Paola PITTIA
E-mail ppittia@unite.it
Tel/Skype/Viber +39 0861 266895

Paola Pittia (Skype)

Partner Profile The Faculty of Bioscience and Technology for Food, Agriculture and Environment of the University of Teramo (UNITE), was funded in 2013 as join institution of the Faculty of Agriculture (born in 1998) and the Department of Food Science. It encompasses degree programmes related to the agro-food area: Food Science and Technology (1st and 2nd level Degree), Oenology and Viticulture (1st level) and Biotechnology (1st level). UNITE is promoter of training initiatives in a Lifelong learning perspective and post-graduated master courses (e.g. Valorisation of the Protected geographical areas and Agro-food quality, GESLOPAN). UNITE hosts the Ph.D. degree programme on Food Science.  Research activities are carried out on various aspects of agro-food supply chain in 8 Research Units and properly equipped laboratories (Food Technology; Chemical Methodologies and Food Analysis; Agricultural economics; Food and environmental microbiology, Agronomy and Crop Sciences; Energy and Environment; Biochemistry). It was/is involved in various projects supported by national and international, public and private entities also in collaboration with food industries. UNITE promotes transnational mobility of students between UNITE and other institutions through both ERASMUS+ projects and other international frameworks and is involved in other collaborative and cooperation programmes with no-EU countries.  UNITE was/is involved in several EU projects within the 7th FP under IDEAS, COOPERATION, PEOPLE, Marie-Curie programmes. In the agro-food field since 2005 UNITE was/is involved in Erasmus Academic Thematic Networks (ISEKI_Food2; ISEKI_Mundus; ISEKI_Food 3, and ISEKI_Mundus 2; I.S.L.E.) and in the FP7 KBBE Track_Fast. It is partner of a series of ERASMUS CB projects and the Knowledge Alliance EU FOOD-STA. It was the coordinator of the Erasmus TN ISEKI_Food 4 (www.iseki-food4.eu ) and currently coordinates the ERASMUS+ KA2 ASKFOOD (www.askfood.eu).