The University of Lisbon is the largest higher education and research institution in Portugal and a top ranking university in agricultural sciences in Europe. Located in a 100-hectare campus at the heart of Lisbon, Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA), the University’s College of Agricultural Sciences offers, among others, master and doctoral programs on food technology, agricultural sciences, engineering, horticulture and maintains a strong postharvest program. With long standing and close relationships with tropical regions, the University of Lisbon is committed to the goals of the World Food Preservation Center® LLC.
The Freshness Lab for Fruits and Vegetables is the University’s research unit specializing in Postharvest Biology and Technology. Dedicated to research, education, training and consultancy in postharvest biology and the technology of fresh produce. The Freshness Lab for Fruits and Vegetables supports the development of effective horticultural supply chains. You can learn more at their website: <http://www.isa.ulisboa.pt/en/freshness>