Laboratory of Foods Microbiology and Biotechnology

The Laboratory of Foods Microbiology and Biotechnology  of Agricultural University of Athens, was founded in 1994 Apart from its educational contribution, the Laboratory of Microbiology & Biotechnology of Foods is active in the following research thematic areas.

  • Studies related to pathogenic and spoilage microorganisms of foods .
  • Food microbial ecology
  • Methods for the qualitative and quantitative determination and characterization of microorganisms related to foods
  • Hygiene in the food industry
  • Technology of fermented foods and starter cultures production.
  • Applications of biotechnological methods for development of: novel food production techniques, creation of nutritional valuable food products, and evaluation and exploitation of by- products of food industry.