Research on extraction and formulation intensification processes for natural actives of wine

20/09/2016
by IHI
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[New Paper]: Using different natural origin carriers for development of epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) solid formulations with improved antioxidant activity by PGSS-drying

Epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG) is the catechin with the highest antioxidant activity present in green tea. Nevertheless, due its low bioavailability, it is necessary to develop EGCG formulations capable of improving its stability resulting in increased bioavailability and thus higher biological … Continue reading

01/06/2015
by TMR
Comments Off on Encapsulation of polyphenols from grape marc extract using different natural carriers

Encapsulation of polyphenols from grape marc extract using different natural carriers

Spain has over 1.2 million hectares of planted vines, making it the most widely planted wine producing nation (over 15% of the world total) and the third largest producer of wine in the world, following France and Italy. The winemaking … Continue reading

27/05/2015
by TMR
Comments Off on [NEW PAPER] Production of water soluble quercetin formulations by pressurized ethyl acetate-in-water emulsion technique

[NEW PAPER] Production of water soluble quercetin formulations by pressurized ethyl acetate-in-water emulsion technique

Quercetin is a strong antioxidant flavonoid with several bioactive properties such as anti-inflammatory and anticarcinogenic activities, becoming an interesting compound to be incorporated into pharmaceutical, cosmetic or food products. However, these applications are limited by the low bioavailability of this … Continue reading

07/05/2015
by TMR
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Development of a quercetin-based cosmetic booster: a market study

Óscar Benito has recently rejoined our group after a 7 month stay in FeyeCon Development & Implementation (Netherlands) as part of the WineSense project. During this time he worked on the product development based on quercetin aqueous microdispersions. The selected … Continue reading

23/12/2014
by TMR
Comments Off on – Job – Postdoctoral Research Position opened – 12 months

– Job – Postdoctoral Research Position opened – 12 months

Postdoctoral Research Position at iBET In transfer of knowledge in process and products development on extraction and formulation intensification processes for natural actives of wine. The position is funded by the European Commission under the Marie Curie Industrial and Academia … Continue reading

14/03/2014
by TMR
Comments Off on – Job – Postdoctoral Research Position opened – 24 months

– Job – Postdoctoral Research Position opened – 24 months

In transfer of knowledge in process and products development on Extraction and formulation intensification processes for natural actives of wine. The position is funded by the European Commission under the Marie Curie Industrial and Academia Partnership and Pathway (IAPP) PIAP-GA-2013-612208, … Continue reading

23/01/2014
by TMR
Comments Off on Meet Vanessa Gonçalves – an early stage researcher from WineSense project that is with us since January

Meet Vanessa Gonçalves – an early stage researcher from WineSense project that is with us since January

Vanessa is the first early stage researcher to come to High Pressure Processes Group in Valladolid within the framework of the WineSense project. She comes from Instituto De Biologia Experimental E Tecnológica (iBET, Portugal) and during her nine months of … Continue reading