The Third Symposium

Sustainable Technologies For Food
Processing and Preservation AMITY UNIVERSITY
Kolkata, INDIA

4-5th December 2019


Re-FOOD is an international partnership for research and education in energy efficient resource utilization in food value chain between Norway and India. The project is funded by the Research Council of Norway under the INTPART programme focusing on developing an integrated approach to deal with the challenges in the field of bio- economy with focus on sustainable utilization of food resources to meet the growing global demand for food and feed ingredients. Re-FOOD will focus on building a long-term cooperation between Norwegian and Indian institutes, as well as other industries and governmental stakeholders in both countries

ReValue: Innovative technologies for improving resource utilization in the Indo- European fish value chains. Revalue will contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development goal (SDG) on food losses reduction, by developing innovative technologies for Surimi industry, namely reducing losses by improving cold chain management and efficient conversion of rest raw materials and wash water into value added protein and oil ingredients for food and feed applications.

Organized by auup and Sponsored by RCN

The symposium is organized by Amity University Uttar Pradesh, Noida and funded by the INTPART programme subsidiary of The Research Council of Norway

Annual meeting to foster new relations and opportunities

An annual symposium will be used to disseminate the research, innovation and education results achieved by Re-FOOD and ReValue, as well as an opportunity to create new contact to strengthen the cooperation on bio-economy.


  • Mr. Shri Pawanexh Kohli, CEO, National Centre for Cold-chain Development
  • Mr. Prateek Singhal, Co-Founder & COO, Ecozen Solutions Pvt Ltd
  • Dr. Simarpreet Singh, Director, EcoReftec Pvt Ltd
  • Dr. Alok Srivastava, Chief Scientist, CFTRI
  • Professor Souvik Bhattacharyya, Senior Professor and Vice Chancellor, BITS Pilani
  • Rasa Slizyte, Senior Research Scientist, SINTEF Ocean
  • Eva Falch, Vice Dean Innovation, and Associate. Professor, NTNU
  • Dr. Nutan Kaushik, Director General, AFAF, Amity University Noida
  • Professor Trygve ]Eikevik, Study program director of Mechanical Engineering, Vice Head of Department, NTNU
  • Dr. Rama Ranjan Bhattacharjee, Associate Professor, Amity University Kolkata

Questions and topics for discussion-

  • Within fish processing industry: Is resources utilization sufficient? Can it be improved?
  • How can energy efficiency be improved?
  • Extracting proteins from wash water
  • Improving cold chain
  • How to increase collaboration between industry and research institutes (students' trainees etc. )
  • Which possibilities are there for new collaboration projects within Bioeconomy?
  • What are the funding opportunities for research in Norway and India?



Amity University Kolkata Campus

Major Arterial Road, Action Area II,

Rajarhat, New Town, Kolkata


4-5 December, 2019