EURECAT is the second largest private research organization in Southern Europe managing a turnover of 50M€ and 650 professionals. It is involved in more than 200 R&D projects and has a customer portfolio of over 1.600 business clients. Technology transfer is also an essential activity in EURECAT, with 36 international patents and 7 technology-based companies (eight in Spain and one in Latin America) started-up from the centre. EURECAT has been accepted by the EC as a KETs (Key Enabling Technologies) Technology Centre to collaborate with SMEs on close-to-market research and innovation activities
Main role in the project
Eurecat act as Scientific and Technical Coordinator. Moreover, is the leader of the Work Package related to the family-based interventions, in which a multicentric and multi-social nutritional intervention deployed at family level across 360 families in 3 Mediterranean countries (Spain, Morocco, and Turkey) will be implemented. Eurecat is also the leader of the task related to the design of the educational material and activities for adolescents that will be used in the interventions, and the assessment of the impact of the interventions in diet quality and health.
SWITCHtoHEALTHY – meet the partner
Noemi Boqué Terré (nutritionist and researcher)