Food & Nutrition

Food & Nutrition Experts

Charis M. Galanakis

Food & Nutrition
Food and Agriculture Organization


Interdisciplinary scientist with a fast-expanding work that balances between food and sustainability, industry and academia. Research work targets mainly the separation and recovery of functional macro- and micro-molecules from different food wastes and by-products, as well as their implementation as bioactive compounds in food and other products. Establishing the "Food Waste Recovery" term and network with an ultimate goal to inspire related professionals to extract high added-value compounds from wasted by-products in all stages of food production (from agriculture to the consumer) and re-utilize them in the food chain.  Research and innovation director of Galanakis Laboratories (Chania, Greece) & coordinator of Food Waste Recovery Group (SIG5) of ISEKI Food Association (Vienna, Austria). Serving as an editorial board member and guest editor of Food Research International & Food and Bioproducts Processing. Expert evaluator of proposals for international and regional funded programs. Book editor of several multi-author contributing books. 

Research Interest

Food Waste Recovery

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