RESEARCH GROUP

Food Science and Technology (CICTA)

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Minciencias Classification : A

For over 30 years, the Food Science and Technology Research Group CICTA has been a team of professionals who have provided support to companies in the sector for the development and analysis of food quality.

From the Food Laboratory, which is accredited by the Colombian National Accreditation Agency, it is carried out the analyses for a wide variety of foods and those required for the preparation of the nutritional table according to Resolution 333 of 2011 of the Ministerio de Protección Social.

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classified as A

by Miniciencias

OUR

Research lines

Enzyme application in the food industry
100%
Comprehensive use of products, by-products, and agro-industrial waste
80%
Food Development with Nutritional or Health Properties
90%
Design and implementation of processes and products for the Food Industry
40%
Study of the benefit of Cocoa
60%
Oil palm: cultivation, processes, product development
60%

EXTENSION

Services

  • Assistance to the food industry in the development and promotion of foods with nutritional and health benefits, particularly in:
  • Nutritional study of ingredients to add to foods with nutritional and health properties
  • Design of the nutritional composition of foods with nutritional and health properties according to current legal standards.
  • Drafting of the scientific-technical text for the promotion of foods with nutritional and health properties according to current standards and legislation.
  • Design and implementation of educational and communication interventions in the promotion of food with nutritional and health properties.
  • Recruitment, selection, and training of sensory evaluators with performance skills in discriminatory and descriptive food tests.
  • Design and application of sensory tests to evaluate food

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AGREEMENTS

and allies

The UIS has established different agreements with national and international entities in order to have a greater impact on their training, teaching, research and related processes in the articulation of the public university with the different social actors.

 

Do you want more information?

Contact Us

Food Science and Technology Research Group (CICTA)

Phone: +57 (607) 634 4000

Extension: 3545

Email:

cicta@uis.edu.co

Guatiguará UIS Campus

Parque Tecnológico Guatiguará, Km 2 Vía El Refugio.

Universidad Industrial de Santander

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Do you want more information?

Contact Us

Food Science and Technology Research Group (CICTA)

Phone: +57 (607) 634 4000

Extension: 3545.

Email:

cicta@uis.edu.co

Guatiguará UIS Campus

Parque Tecnológico Guatiguará, Km 2 Vía El Refugio.

Universidad Industrial de Santander

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. –  5:00 p.m.

Do you want more information?

Contact Us

Food Science and Technology Research Group (CICTA)

Phone: +57 (607) 634 4000

Extension: 3545

Email:

cicta@uis.edu.co

Guatiguará UIS Campus

Parque Tecnológico Guatiguará, Km 2 Vía El Refugio.

Universidad Industrial de Santander

Office hours:

Monday to Friday

7:00 a.m. – 12:00 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.