Research scholarship under Project IntegraValor

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 21 Dec 2021

Tender opened for the award of 1 scholarship for a PhD student. This scholarship will be financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) through the Operational Programme for Competitiveness and Internationalization, in the scope of the Project “IntegraValor - Estratégia integrada de valorização de subprodutos agroalimentares”, with the reference POCI-01-0247-FEDER-072241.

The main tasks of this plan are:

1) Analysis of the nutritional value and physicochemical parameters of natural matrices;

2) Chemical characterization of the matrices using chromatographic and spectrometric techniques;

3) Extraction of coloring compounds using conventional and innovative methods and process optimization by response surface methodology;

4) Evaluation of stability and bioactive properties in vitro of the coloring extracts;

5) Exploitation and dissemination of the obtained results.

The research scholarship will have an initial duration of 18 months, starting on January 1st, 2022.

Applications must be formalized by email to , accompanied by the following documents: a full Ccurriculum vitae, the master's degree certificate, a motivation letter, and other relevant documents. The call is open from 06/11/2021 to 20/12/2021 and only applications submitted within the deadline will be admitted.

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