The Experimental Station for the Food Preservation Industry – Research Foundation carries out its fundamental and applied research as well as experimental development, analyses and consultancy, transfer of results, training and other related activities in support of food canning companies which, along the years have taken advantage and still do, directly or indirectly, from its activity results.
SSICA, founded as a public body in 1922 with R.D. n. 1396 of 2 July, converted into a public economic body by Legislative Decree n. 540 of 1999, is today a Research Foundation, public body, established pursuant to Legislative Decree n. 78 of 05/31/2010 converted with modifications by Law n. 122 of 30-7-2010 and the provisions of the Ministerial Decree established by the Ministry of Economic Development and the Ministry of Economy and Finance, published in the Italian O.G. n. 141 of 20-06-2011.
SSICA established in Parma, subsequently constitute a Section in Angri (SA), to strengthen the research activity to support the agri-food industry. Research for the canning industry: safety, quality, innovation.
Activities include collaboration with public and private bodies, research activities and assistance to companies.
Through its activity of experimental development, consultancy, transfer of results, training and dissemination, technological monitoring SSICA aims to provide answers to general problems concerning the processing activity while intervening on the whole agri-food production chain to improve quality and safety standards.
The Foundation operates on the national territory through the Parma Headquarters (PR) and the detached Section in Angri (SA).
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RESEARCH AND PARTNERSHIP
SSICA is constatly involved in funded projects.
Here you can see the list of all the current projects and click on the link for more info.