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PORTUGAL


Instituto Portugues de Investigação Maritima (IPIMAR)

Portuguese Marine Research Institute

Address:

Avenida de Brasilia, Lisboa 1400

Tel.:

(351)-21-302 7000

Fax:

(351)-21-301 5948

E-mail:

mlnunes@ipimar.pt



Head of Organization

President, Marcelo de Vasconcelos

Type of Organization

Research Institute

Responsible Authority

Ministério da Agricultura, do Desenvolvimento Rural e das Pescas



Number of Staff:

Scientists: 70

Others: 130

Working Languages:

English; French; Portuguese



Major Fields of Interest:



Handling:

Onboard; Onshore; Bulk Handling and Storage.


Processing:

Drying; Salting/Drying; Fermentation; Smoking; Canning; Freezing; Minced Products; Surimi; Fish Silage; Fish Hydrolisates; Fish Irradiation; Fish Oil; Fish Proteins; Chitin/Chitosan; Chilling.


Species:

Fish (Anchovies); Crustaceans; Molluscs; Cephalopods.


Development:

Traditional and New Fish Products; Traditional and New Processes; Fish Waste Utilization; Shelf-life.


Quality:

Quality Control; Fish Quality Control/Assurance.


Others:

Biochemistry; Consultation; Training; Extension; Fishery Resources; Stock Assessment; Oceanography; Fishery Biology; Management Information; Fishing Technology; Fish Culture; Marine Pollution.



Present Programmes:

Technologies of Fish Processing and Biotechnology; Quality Monitoring and Quality Assurance.



Working Facilities:



Laboratories:

Chemistry; Biology; Processing; Engineering; Biochemistry; Microbiology; Quality Control; Histology; Molecular genetics.


Others:

Library; 4 Research Vessels; Pilot Plant; Cold Storage; Test Kitchen; Taste Panel Room; Fish Culture Ponds, etc.



Other training programmes:


Title

Duration

Language

Post Graduate Training Courses for Developing Countries

variable: up to 3 years

Portuguese/English/French


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