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EnviGuard Workshop in Madrid

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The third EnviGuard training workshop took place the 19th November, 2018 in Madrid. The place chosen to celebrate this workshop was the Technical School of Industrial Engineers of the Polytechnic University, one of the partners of the EnviGuard’s project. 

181119 EnviGuard Workshop Madrid 14 min 1

The event was attended by 29 people who knew the latest news of EnviGuard project, the development of a multiplexed biosensor for the simultaneous detection of toxins and PBS in marine waters or the technological evolution in EnviGuard. In addition, a panel of related European H2020 projects was presented as:


The workshop attendees made some general comments on the EnviGuard results presented:

  • The design and structure of the system should allow taking samples far away for the coast line.
  • It was proposed to use the CDU to detatct pathogens in other matrices.
  • There was a question about what to do once a risk due to pollutants is detected. It was clarified that this is out of the scope of the project.
  • It was proposed to approach the contamination by specie and by production method.
  • For future project, it was proposed to work on preventive measures for parasites as there no vaccines against them.

For closing the workshop, it was organize a networking session whle attendees could enjoy a Spanish wine.

Here you can check some links with all the information of the event:


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