Senior Researcher. Efficient and Sustainable Processes
Climate Change, environmental impact and quality, production efficiency and savings, environmental assessment and communication
Parque Tecnológico de Bizkaia Astondo Bidea. Edificio 609 48160 - Derio (Bizkaia) Spain
Dr. Saioa Ramos is part of the research team that has developed the Enviroscore, an environmental communication system for food and beverage products. She is Senior Researcher at Efficient and Sustainable food chain department in AZTI. She graduated from University of Basque Country with a PhD degree in Environmental Agrobiology in 2015. She has a BsC degree in Biology (University of Basque Country; 2006). Saioa has experience in applying Environmental Footprint of food products and diets to identify potential improvements and reduce the environmental impacts. Her work is also focused on developing multi-criteria ad-hoc software tools for the implementation, calculation, verification, and effective communication of the environmental footprint of food products. Over 15 year of experience in the field, Saioa has participated and coordinate national and international R&D projects. Among others, LIFE AQUAPEF which aims to integrate Product Environmental Footprint methodology in the Mediterranean aquaculture sector; EIT-BETTER which aims to integrate environmental and health effect of food products and diets; LIFE ECOLAC which aims to promote ecodesign processes in the spanish dairy sector and FP7 SENSE, which aims to develop a harmonize methodology to assess the environmental and social impact of European Food SMEs.