The Department of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences (D3A), founded in July 2011 is a multidisciplinary department that carries out scientific research, university teaching and contract works in different research areas: agronomy, agricultural engineering and landscape, biochemistry, plant biology and forestry, chemical sciences, tree crops, agricultural genetics, food, industrial, and environmental microbiology, agricultural economic systems, physical sciences, food science and technology, soil sciences, animal production and plant protection.

Role in the project: UNIVPM will coordinate the whole project (WP1, all tasks), will be leader of WP2 (all tasks) and WP8 (all tasks) and will be involved in WP3 (all tasks), WP4 (all tasks), WP5 (all tasks), WP6 (all tasks) and WP7 (all tasks) in a supportive role.



Università Politecnica delle Marche (UNIVPM) – Department of Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Sciences (D3A)

Website UNIVPM: https://www.univpm.it
Website UNIVPM D3A: https://www.d3a.univpm.it


  • Prof. Lucia Aquilanti
    Prof. Lucia Aquilanti Full Professor in Agricultural Microbiology

    Department of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Sciences, Università Politecnica delle Marche

    via Brecce Bianche 60131, Ancona Italy
    email: l.aquilanti@univpm.it
    phone: +39 071 2204959
    fax: +39 071 2204988


  • Prof. Deborah Pacetti
    Prof. Deborah Pacetti Full Professor in Food Science and Technology
  • Prof. Cristiana Garofalo
    Prof. Cristiana Garofalo Associate Professor in Agricultural Microbiology
  • Prof. Massimo Mozzon
    Prof. Massimo Mozzon Associate Professor in Food Technology
  • Prof. Andrea Osimani
    Prof. Andrea Osimani Associate Professor in Agricultural Microbiology
  • Dr. Roberto Orsini
    Dr. Roberto Orsini Researcher in Agronomy
  • Prof. Simona Casavecchia
    Prof. Simona Casavecchia Associate Professor in Botany
  • Prof. Raffaele Zanoli
    Prof. Raffaele Zanoli Full Professor in Economics
  • Dr. Federica Cardinali
    Dr. Federica Cardinali

    Researcher in Agricultural Microbiology

  • Dr. Vesna Milanović
    Dr. Vesna Milanović

    Researcher in Agricultural Microbiology

  • Prof. Ester Foppa Pedretti
    Prof. Ester Foppa Pedretti Full professor in Agricultural mechanics
  • Prof. Daniele Duca
    Prof. Daniele Duca Associate professor in Agricultural mechanics