SAFE AND HIGH QUALITY FOOD, FEED AND RAW MATERIALS NEED RAPID AND
RELIABLE PROOF THROUGH LABORATORY RESULTS. THE AGENCY FOR HEALTH AND
FOOD SAFETY (AGES) OFFERS LABORATORY TRAINING COURSES FOR THE DETECTION
OF RESIDUES AND PATHOGENS AS WELL AS FOR THE CONFIRMATION OF THE QUALITY OF FOOD, ANIMAL FEED AND RAW MATERIALS IN A PRACTICAL TRAINING SERIES – BENEFIT FROM THE EXPERTISE OF THE NATIONAL REFERENCE LABORATORIES.
AGES operates 61 National Reference Laboratories, 19 National Reference Centres and 11 State Laboratories with special tasks and the Drug Control Laboratory for the analysis of food, feed, agricultural raw materials and inputs, the detection of pathogens in humans, animals and plants.
Almost 700,000 samples are processed annually using 1,350 accredited methods. AGES experts prepare around 40,000 expert reports, risk assessments and scientific opinions per year. On average, there are also 60 Knowledge transfer projects and 100 research projects. This results in approximately 800 publications in the form of scientific articles, book contributions, popular scientific contributions, posters, presentations, lectures or research reports.
The trainings are aimed at national and international authorities as well as companies that want to further develop themselves along the standards of the AGES reference laboratories.
In our lab training sessions (five-day course) you will learn more about:
- Analysis of Pesticide Residues in Plant-based Food and Animal Feed
- Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) Determination and Validation
- Heavy Metals in Food Contact Materials
- Determination of Residues of Hormones in Animal-based Food
- Meat Specification
- Veterinary Drug Residue Analysis
- Detection of Radioactivity with HPGE System in Food and Water
- Determination of Mycotoxins in Food and Animal Feed
- Next Generation Sequencing
Further training topics on request.
Our hands-on trainings are held in AGES laboratories on our premises in Vienna, Linz, and Innsbruck, depending on the course you choose.
Training dates are on request.
The trainings are tailored for a maximum of four participants to guarantee high-level customer support. Should you be interested in one of our trainings, please contact our course management at ages-akademieno@Spam@agesno.Spam.at for more details and to find a suitable training date for you.