Team

The people at AZTI are our main asset to achieve the goals that we have set. AZTI is committed to the people in the organisation and in the growth of its human team, which is a reflection of its strength. A human team of over 240 professionals makes possible the growth of the organisation.

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Kepa Escuredo Principal Researcher AZTI - Technological InnovationCompetitive Intelligence, Food Safety, Food Identity, Biotechnology, Customized Food Solutions for Health Prevention. Tel: +34 667 174 332 Direction:Astondo Bidea, Edificio 609 Parque Tecnológico de Bizkaia Derio Bizkaia 48160 Spain Latitude: 43.295536Longitude: -2.884902

Food integrity and food safety is what fascinates me.
I obtained my PhD at University of Zaragoza (1997) in the field of protein chemistry. Molecular Biology or Chromatographic–based detection technologies are the fields where my scientific passion lies, and with 7 patents and more than 25 peer-reviewed papers I am still active in this field.
Background: Food Safety, Food biotechnology, Biochemistry, Proteomics.
Other competences:
Negotiating with business partners.
Overseeing our extensive research portfolio and supporting a number of priority food quality and safety programs.
Serving as a member of the management board of the Division and contributing to the Technological and Research plan as well as the human resources support.