Agro-Know discusses Information & Data Management at the workshop


It all started with an invitation….

About one month ago we received a kind invitation from our, regarding our participation in a training session on Data and Information Management, a domain that Agro-Know knows pretty well and has significant experience in. We were glad to accept the invitation and in the meantime we started planning our participation and contribution to the specific session. Lito Pateraki, our Food Safety Specialist, was the one representing Agro-Know and with contributions from the rest of the Agro-Know team, she started organizing things.


A few words about is a business incubation program for startup companies operating in Greece.… Click to read the full post

Reflections on my Agro-Know internship


From 16/07/14 to 16/10/14 I had the opportunity to work in Agro-Know as part of an internship program, working on information management of different types of data in the field of Food Science & Technology. Days have passed and the internship program is officially finished so it’s a good opportunity to share with you some first impressions and experiences I had the chance to gain so far.

Usually – if not always- the first day at the office can be a special (and a little bit awkward) day for a new member since it’s a new entry to a dynamic working team that has been already collaborating for a long time.… Click to read the full post

Agro-Know goes Ecotrophelia!


Well, it’s not exactly Agro-Know, but our colleague Lito Pateraki, who is travelling to as a member of the winning team of the Greek Ecotrophelia 2014 Competition. The team consists of students and stuff of the Laboratory of Food Quality Control and Hygiene of the Agricultural University of Athens, Greece (AUA) who participated in the Greek competition and won with their tasty Carobites idea, a “Ready-To-Eat, sweet, on the go snack of high nutritional value based on carob combined with the innovative technology of edible coatings“, as Lito explained.

Now the team will participate in the European Ecotrophelia Competition, which is taking place in Paris, France, between 19 & 20 October 2014, during the International Exhibition of Food and Beverages (SIAL) (from 19 to 23 October 2014).… Click to read the full post

Know Agro-Know: Meet Lito Pateraki


It has been more than one month since we last interviewed someone from the Agro-Know team; this time, we have the pleasure to interview Lito Pateraki, one of the first interns that made it to Agro-Know. Lito has been with us for about three months now and has been working on food safety material, under Effie‘s supervision. Let’s see what Lito has responded to our questions!


1. You are one of the first interns to join the Agro-Know team. Would you like to share some info on how you found us and what drew your attention in the AK job opening ?Click to read the full post