Researcher. Efficient and Sustainable Processes
Food Control, Safety and Health, Ergonomic improvements, Ergonomic improvements
Astondo Bidea, Edificio 609 Parque Tecnológico de Bizkaia Derio Bizkaia 48160 Spain
Background: Degree in Food Technology and Technician in Occupational Risk Prevention. (Spain).
Experience: She has over 10-year experience in the field of R + D. She began her career in the Institute of Food Quality Vasco Argentino in Buenos Aires (Argentina) and later, in 2004 joined the AZTI, specializing in issues related to quality, hygiene and food safety systems. She has participated in the development of national and international projects in Latin America (Ecuador, Brazil, Mexico, etc.).
Currently, she is in charge of the technical secretariat of the Spanish Self control Association of Juices and Nectars (AEAZN), combining it with food safety projects and others about prevention of occupational risks in food industry, especially related to ergonomic issues (risk assessment, identification of preventive measures, improvement plans and design of new processes, equipment and workplaces). She also develops the technician tasks of prevention in center AZTI in Derio.