Food Science and Technology (Campinas)
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FREITAS, Renato João Sossela de et al. Analysis: research indicators of the XX Brazilian Congress of Food Science and Technology. Ciênc. Tecnol. Aliment. [online]. 2007, vol.27, suppl.1, pp. 7-13. ISSN 1678-457X. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0101-20612007000500001.
In October, 2006, the Brazilian Society of Food Science and Technology - Regional Paraná got up in Curitiba the XX Brazilian Congress of Food Science and Technology (XX CBCTA) with the theme Brazilian Food and Agro Industries in the World Context. The objective of this Congress was discuss the scientific and technological development and the innovation in the food industry in the world scenery. The scientific program was including and diversified: Conferences, Lectures, Table-round, Courses, Technological Clinics, Technical Workshops and Scientific Works Presentations in eight areas defined by the Congress. As a result of XX CBCTA'S accomplishment, this analysis seeks a presentation and discussion of the research indicators of the Food Science and Technology area, as well as subsidies for fomentation departments for decision of investments in the research and in the formation of human resources. In the XX CBCTA, 2066 scientific works of the whole Brazil were presented, except for the State of Rondônia. The works were registered in the database and used for this analysis. The registrations were chosen in agreement with the area of the research of each work, under each author's responsibility. The areas defined by the Scientific Commission of the Congress were: Packing (EB); Analytic Method (MA); Microbiology, Mycotoxicology and Biotechnology (MB); Nutrition, Health and Food (NA); Product Process and Development (PD); Food Quality (QA); Chemistry and Biochemistry (QB); and Agro industrial Residue and Environment (RM).
Keywords : xxcbcta; research indicators; food science and technology.