Science areas

Food Safety

Microbiology, Process contaminants, Food contact materials Migration, Food fraud, GMOs,   Pesticides, Mycotoxins, Heavy Metals, Food Additives

Research & Development

Innovation / New product development, Nutritional value of food, Nutritional Labeling,       Legislation / Regulatory

Consulting Services

Consultation on the development of innovative products, market trends and exportation needs based on the regulations of each country

The role of HRIC

Customer satisfaction providing accurate and fast results
Protect public health and consumer’s interests in relation to food
Ensure that legal limits are implemented and respected
Food label auditing

Main objectives

Provision of laboratory and advisory services
Development, validation and application of modern analytical methods for accurate, reliable and fast results
Develop systems to accelerate the detection of emerging chemical or microbial risks in food
Support and implementation of research proposals at National and European level

Strategic partnerships

National Kapodistrian University of Athens

Collaborating Universities

National Technical University of Athens

National Hellenic Research Foundation

Technological Platform “Food For Life”

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Agricultural University of Athens

National Centre of Scientific Research “Demokritos”

Technological Educational Institute of Athens

Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki

Collaborating Companies