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Natural Resources, Agrifood and Environment

Winners

ProBag
Winning Project 2022

ProBag - Plant Protection Bag: a new, practical and sustainable system for plant-parasitic nematodes management in conventional and family farming presented by the researcher Carla Maleita. This project aims to develop a plant protection bag against parasitic nematodes in conventional and family farming. This is an innovative, practical and sustainable system for the control of these pests.

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PlantREACT
Winning Project 2021

"PlantREACT - Plant Bioreactor Systems - From Research to Production" of the Principal Investigator Sandra Isabel Marques Correia from Center for Functional Ecology.

This project promotes the identification of new compounds of plant origin that can be used safely on a large scale to increase the "shelf life" of foods, particularly fruits, avoiding food waste.

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Sustainable - Edible Films
Winning Project 2020

"Sustainable and dual function polymeric edible films: a probiotic and antioxidant delivery food packaging system” presented by Marisa da Costa Gaspar from DEQ/FCTUC.

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