September 24, 2020
A. Tsagkaris awarded by AOAC International with the AOAC/Eurofins “Testing for life” student award had an online presentation entitled “A lab-on-a-chip analytical platform with smartphone readout for acetylcholinesterase inhibitors screening”. The presentation was part of the 134th Annual Meeting of AOAC INTERNATIONAL.
A. Tsagkaris demonstrated the developed smartphone-based assay during the online Science Festival (more)
August 22, 2020
Michel Nielen, FoodSmartphone project coordinator, was interviewed about an EU-funded project to develop smartphone-based food screening capabilities. (more)
20 June 2020
Julian Guercetti (ESR 17) from CSIC introduced his research and the FoodSmartphone Project at a Secondary School in a scientific symposium (On-line), “Biotechnology in your Smartphone” motivating the next generation in Argentina for research!
June 24, 2020
The seventh FoodSmatphone E-newsletter informs about project activities. You can register to receive it automatically.
February 28, 2020
The article about our research on smartphone-based pesticides analysis was published in the most popular Czech newspaper MF DNES. (more)
February 24, 2020
Ariadni Geballa-Koukoula (ESR 12) from WFSR showed her project within the presentation, "Mycotoxin detection in food using smartphones" at her previous primary school class, Athens, Greece motivating the next generation for research!
February 11, 2020
Prof. Hajšlová spoke about food safety and current research in pesticide residue analysis under the H2020 project FoodSmartphone in the report in TV talk show Focus Václava Moravce - The chemical era. (more)
February 6, 2020
Food Analysis (food-analysis.org) spoke with Georgina Ross from Wageningen Food Safety Research (WFSR) about her work looking into the application of smartphone technology to the food analysis field. (more)
January 24-25, 2020
Aris Tsagkaris (ESR 6) demonstrates the FoodSmartphone projects and 3D-printing of laboratory devices for his assay to high school students visiting VSCHT during VSCHT Open Days.
January 18, 2020
Gina Ross (ESR 1) presented her research (presentation title: Smartphone based diagnostics) on aoccasion of -ASTP National BSc Talent program course in Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
December 18, 20198
Yunfeng Zhao (ESR 5) showed his project during the presentation entitled "Can we do food testing using our smartphones?" at his old high school in Zhejian, China, motivating the next generation for research!
December 10, 2019
The sixth FoodSmatphone E-newsletter informs about project activities. You can register to receive it automatically.
November 6-7, 2019
FoodSmartphone experts presented the progress in their research at the 2nd FoodSmartphone Open days, RAFA2019.
September 27, 2019
Julian Guercetti (ESR 17 from CSIC) presented his reaseaech at Cosmo Caixa Museum in the “Researchers' Night” in Barcelona, SPlain.The title of his talk was "Hunting antibiotics with the smartphone".
September - October 2019
Michel Nielen the projekct coordinator introduced the FoodSmartphone project within the interview for science magazin, M.W.F. Nielen, C.E. Elliott, H-G Janssen, "Today´s menu: sound science", The Analytical Scientist, 80 (2019) 32-37, (more) and M.W.F. Nielen, "Citizen science and food safety", The Analytical Scientist, 81 (2019) 15-16 (more)
September 4, 2019
Aris Tsagkaris (ESR 6 from VSCHT), presented the FoodSmartphone concept for pesticide residues testing in food on occasion of Festival of Science in Prague 2019.
July 31, 2019
Ariadni Geballa Koukoula (ESR 12) from Wageningen Food Safety Research (NL) introduces a vlog on Analysis through FoodSmartphone - mass spectrometry coupling. More information Here.
July 5, 2019
G. Ross (ESR 1) presented the research project "Testing allergens with your smartphone" in London UK at her old primary school, motivating the next generation for research!, primary school class (children 8-11).
July 1, 2019
Gina Ross (ESR 1) introduces a vlog on Consumer Allergen Testing. More information Here.
June 27, 2019
The fifth FoodSmatphone E-newsletter informs about project activities. You can register to receive it automatically.
April 19, 2019
Aris Tsagkaris (ESR6) from UCT Prague showed his project within the presentation “Developing smartphone-based analyzers for food contaminants: The case of carbamate pesticides” at his previous university in Greece to the students of the Chemistry Department in the University of Athens, motivating the next generation for research!
March 27, 2019
Prof. Daniel Filippini presented the FoodSmarphone project and the output of the LIU contribution in the context of the Department of Physic, Chemistry and Biology (IFM) Open House day, where Bachelor and Masters students are presented with courses and current research activities at the department.
March 17, 2019
Prof. Jana Hajslova and Aris Tsagkaris demonstrated the rapid and simple screening test for selected pesticide residues (organophosphates and carbamates) detection which is being developed within the Horizon 2020 project FoodSmartphone. You can see the news report on TV PRIMA here or the stream on facebook here.
February 27, 2019
Safiye Jafari (ESR 11) from CSEM published the article about the FoodSmartphone in the local newspaper.“Bündner Woche”, see (https://reader.somedia.ch/epaper/pdf/blaettern.php?publication=wzbw&date=2019-02-27)
February 4-8, 2019
Georgina Ross (ESR 1), Aris Tsagkaris (ESR 6) and Ariadni Geballa Koukoula (ESR 12) presented their posters on occasion of the Advanced Food Analysis (AFA) course.
December 17, 2018
Aris Tsagkaris (ESR6) showed his project at his old high school in Greece, motivating the next generation for research! After the presentation “Doing a PhD: an alternative working experience”, he had a simplified demonstration of the smartphone assay for pescides.
December 17, 2018
The fourth FoodSmatphone E-newsletter informs about project activities. You can register to receive it automatically.
December 5, 2018
Davide Migliorelli talked to Safiye Jafari about her adventure of moving from Iran to Switzerland, and her work on smartphone based biosensing. in DURABEL CSEM’s internal newsletter about sustainability, No 12. (pdf)
November 5-7, 2018
ESRs from WRSR - Georgina Ross presented at the 12th conference in the Rapid Methods Europe in Amsterdam the conference posters on the up to date results - Rapid antibody selection using surface plasmon resonance for high-speed hazelnut lateral flow prototypes.
October 17, 2018
Andriy Kuzmyn (ESR 10) present his FoodSmartphone project and smartphone-based biosensors at ????? ?51 ??. ????? ?????? at his old high school in Ukraine, motivating the next generation for research! 2
October 18, 2018
ESRs from WFSR, CSEM and QUB presented at the Swiss Point-of-Care Diagnostics conference posters on the up to date results: Georgina Ross - High-speed Hazelnut Lateral Flow Immunoassay Prototyping from Surface Plasmon Resonance, Safiye Jafari - Development of an aptamer based biosensor for detection of aflatoxins in food on your smartphone and Joost Nelis -Evaluation of the electrochemical signal enhancement for domoic acid detection in shellfish using various nanomaterials.
September 17, 2018
Safiye Jafari (ESR 11) inform about his blog in DURABEL CSEM’s internal newsletter about sustainability, No 11. (pdf)
September 13, 2018
A. Tsagkaris presented his up to date results “Organophosphorus and carbamate insecticides screening: from microplate assays towards the on-site smartphone based detection” in the annual meeting of the Food Analysis and Nutrition Department (VSCHT)
September 5, 2018
VSCHT team introduces the FoodSmartphone concept for pesticide residues testing in food on occasion of Festival of Science in Prague.
August 17, 2018
Professor Michel Nielen discusses the creation of the FoodSmartphone, a smartphone-integrated food testing platform, see video presentation at www. Selectscience.net
August 17, 2018
Professor Michel Nielen discusses the future of smartphone-based food safety testing in video interview at www. Selectscience.net
June 12-15 2018
ESRs from QUB, Jordi Nelis and Javier Lou Franco presented at the Biosensor 2019 conference conference the posters “Revealing biosensor capabilities through an open source stakeholder interaction platform equipped with a user friendly decision tree” and “Tuneable Plasmonic and Catalytic Gold Nanostars for Surface-Enhanced Resonance Raman Scattering (SERRS): Synthesis, Characterization and Optimization”.
July 2, 2018
The third FoodSmatphone E-newsletter informs about project activities. You can register to receive it automatically.
May 28 - 31, 2018
ESR from QUB, Jordi Nelis presented the poster “Biosensors into the limelight: Towards a user-friendly interface with The Bio End user Sensor Tree" at the Belfast Summit on Global Food Integrity Promotional (ASSET2018).
May 22 - 25, 2018
ESR from UCT Prague, Aristeidis Tsagkaris presented the poster titled the potential of smartphones as portable detectors in AChE inhibitors screening at 12th European Pesticide Residue Workshop in Munich.
February 13-14, 2018
ESR from QUB Yunfeng Zhao presented FoodSmartphone concept and the progresses within the project at the Food Integrity Workshop.
December 18, 2017
The second FoodSmatphone E-newsletter informs about project activities. You can register to receive it automatically.
December 16, 2017
FoodSmartphone researchers Georgina Ross and Vincent O´Brien are presenting their Horizon 2020 Marie Curie ETN projects at WFSR Wageningen University & Research, The Netherlands. More information Here
December 16, 2017
Javier Lou Franco (ESR 4), presenting his project Plasmonic FoodSmartphone assays for food spoilage at Queens University Belfast, United Kingdom. More information Here
December 16, 2017
Klaudia Kopper FoodSmartphone ESR8 at CSIC, Barcelona, Spain introduces her PhD project Electrode Arrays For FoodSmartphones More information Here
December 16, 2017
FoodSmartphone researcher Andriy Kuzmyn. Introduces his project Nano sample preparation for FoodSmartphones at Aquamarijn, The Netherlands. More information Here
December 12, 2017
FoodSmartphone ESR9, Sahl Sadeghi, presenting his exciting Horizon 2020 Marie Curie ETN project at Linkoping University in Sweden. More information Here
December 9, 2017
FoodSmartphone researcher Aristeidis Tsagkaris at University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague, Czech Republic introduces his PhD project on Enzymatic FoodSmartphone Assays For AChE Inhibitors. More information Here
November 28, 2017
FoodSmartphone researcher Safiye Jafari at CSEM, Switzerland, introduces her PhD project on Aptamer-based ligand binding assays for aflatoxins. More information Here
November 8-9, 2017, Prague, CZ
Meet FoodSmartphone in the RAFA Smart Lab:
November 1, 2017
Short introduction to the project FoodSmartphone by Prof. Michel Nielen from Wageningen University & Research, NL. More information Here
July 7, 2017
The newly established FoodSmatphone E-newsletter informs about project activities. You can register to receive it automatically.
July 1, 2017
11 Early Stage Researchers will start to post Blogs about their experience as a young researcher in an interesting project. By the end of week 28 the first post will be online and from then a weekly update will be posted!
June 15, 2017
The FoodSmartPhone poster highlighting the individual ESR projects, Traning and Dissemination programs (pdf).