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Development of a Portable Equipment to Help National Salt Reduction Strategy Implementation

INEGI - Institute of Science and Innovation in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Project classification

Scientific area

2.3 Mechanical engineering

Discipline(s)

Mechanical engineering

Project description

Project title

Development of a Portable Equipment to Help National Salt Reduction Strategy Implementation

Scientific Coordinator's name:

Joaquim Gabriel

Scientific Coordinator's e-mail:

jgabriel@fe.up.pt

Principal R&D Unit:

System Integration and Process Automation Unit

Other R&D Units involved in the project:

Other R&D units involved in the project

Project keyword(s)

substance control, salt, food, portable devices

Short abstract and comments

Excess of salt is a major concern of health ministry, as it has known impact on individuals’ health. The objective of this project is to develop a portable, easy to use device, that can be used in canteens and restaurants to control the amount of salt in meals. Development of a lab prototype. A Portugal2020 application was submitted with Evoleo.

Potential uses/indications

Food regulations; food substance control

Status

Concluded

Partner Status: Seeking Partners?

No

Grant number (QREN, FP7, Eureka, etc)

Direção Geral da Saúde/ Ministério da Saúde

Last edited on

2016-05-09 16:34:39

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