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Improving Health Properties of Food by Sharing our Knowledge on the Digestive Process

STSM 2021

INFOGEST steering committee has decided to offer the possibility to Infogest scientists to go to an INFOGEST partner institution or laboratory in another INFOGEST Country to foster collaboration, to learn a new technique or to take measurements using instruments and/or methods not available in their own institution/laboratory. They are particularly intended for young scientists The Applicant should normally be engaged in a programme of research as a postgraduate student or postdoctoral fellow or be employed in an INFOGEST partner institution.

In 2021, 8 STSM will be supported:


Home Institute

Host Institute


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Supported by


KU Leuven, Belgium

Granada University, Spain

Evaluation of changes of mixed interfaces during in vitro gastric digestion

April 2021, 1 month


SOBRAL Madalena

Faculty of Pharmacy
University of Porto, Portugal


Impact of mycotoxins on intestinal function and microbiota profiles after colonic fermentation of a contaminated meal

May 2021, 1 month


CORBIN Kendall

University of Kentucky, USA


Study on optimization of semi-dynamic conditions for different food matrices

July 2021, 3 weeks



Soochow University, China


In vitro digestion experiments using the Xiao Dong Pro-health human simulator and the DiDGi system. Multi-scale characterization of the digested products

July 2021, 2 weeks



Nofima, Norway

Agroscope, Switzerland

Understanding the details of digested peptides by combining SEC with LC-MS/MS

Aug-Oct 2021, 3 months



INTA, University of Chile, Chile

Teagasc, Ireland

Study on an in-vitro model of the gut barrier with stone fruits polyphenols from Chilean samples

Sept-Nov 2021, 3 months



Faculty of Chemical Sciences
National University of Cordoba, Argentina


Study on bioaccessibility and bioactivity of health promoting compounds from grape and beans after the in vitro digestion

Sept-Dec 2021, 3 months


GOZDE Gulseren

Istanbul Technical University, Turkey

Agroscope, Switzerland

Study on effect of extrusion cooking on digestibility and functionality of several proteins

Oct-Nov 2021, 2 months