Erasmus+ Credit Mobility Project

On October 4, 2016, the representatives of Tuscia University, Professor Nicolo Merendino, Project Coordinator, Professor at DIBAF, and Angela Fatoretti, Project Responsible Officer, visited the CENS, within the frames of Erasmus+ Credit Mobility Project. First, Head of the Informational-Analytical Center for Risks Assessment of Food Chain Davit Pipoyan accompanied them to the specialized laboratories examining the analytical capacities of the laboratories and facilities. Then the guests attended a meeting with the Italian Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador in Armenia Giovanni Ricciulli organized by the Director of the CENS, Head of the Chair of Environmental Protection and Nature Management of NAS RA, Professor Armen Saghatelyan. During the meeting the history of cooperation with Italy and ongoing projects were presented (by the way, the CENS started its cooperation with Italy in the field of food safety capacity development in 2011), also visited different departments. After the meeting Professor of Food Science and Food Safety Nicolo Merendino gave an interview to journalists speaking about the existing problems in the field of food safety in Armenia. Also a lecture was delivered by Professor Merendino on Food-Caused Oxidative Stress and Antioxidants.