The Decathlon project brings together a broad range of experts and expertise to jointly work on the development of new or improved methods that are needed in the field of 1) food pathogens, 2) traceability of GMOs and 3) customs issues.

The project will develop advanced methods for all three application areas with method characteristics that meet the requirements of the individual areas. Field-related technical expertise will provide insight into the current, most relevant bottlenecks in the fields of application.