Prof.Eng. Andrzej Dowgiałło

Prof.Eng. Andrzej Dowgiałło

Scientific interests

Processing of seafood raw materials for food and feed in two research fields:

  • mechanisation of the preliminary processing of the raw materials, especially marine fish and freshwater fish,
  • development of the technology to process them for food and feed. 

Projects financed from external sources (since 2006)

2020-2021Replacement of the production of Baltic cod products with new products from other fish species in fish processing plants due to the introduction of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/1248 regarding the ban on cod fishing in the Baltic Sea from 22 July 2019.
Innovative project of the Agency for Restructuring and Modernisation of Agriculture. Co-contractor. Project No. 00001-65212-OR1100004/18.
2019–2022Technology of carp mechanical processing in aquaculture farms and fish processing plants. Guide. The project is carried out jointly with the Koszalin University of Technology. Coordinator and co-contractor of the Agency for Restructuring and Modernisation of Agriculture project. Project No. 00001-6521.2-OR1600001/18/19.
2019 - 2022Development of a programme for using modern, complex carp processing technologies in aquaculture farms and fish processing plants. Guide.
Co-contractor of the Agency for Restructuring and Modernisation of Agriculture project. Project No. 00001-6521.2-OR1100004/18.
2015Strategic Use of Competitiveness towards Consolidating the Economic Sustainably of the European Seafood sector - SUCCESS. EU Project (Horizon 2020, 635188). Co-contractor
2013 - 2015
Port utilization of contaminated process water from unloading of fishing vessels, which use the chilled sea water systems to keep and transport fish (CSW and RSW). An innovative project of the Agency for Restructuring and Modernisation of Agriculture no. 00010-61720-OR0200007/12. Coordinator and co-contractor of the project conducted together with the University of Science and Technology in Bydgoszcz.
2011 - 2013
Innovative technologies of obtaining valuable market products from fish raw material waste. An innovative project of the Agency for Restructuring and Modernisation of Agriculture no. 00001-61724-OR0200001/10. Coordinator and co-contractor of the project conducted together with the University of Science and Technology in Bydgoszcz.
2010 - 2013
Complex system of processing carp into modern food and feed products. An innovative project of the Agency for Restructuring and Modernisation of Agriculture no. 00002-61724-OR1600005/10. Project conducted together with the Koszalin University of Technology. Manager of the part of the project conducted at the NMFRI.
2009 - 2010
Innovation and implementation project of the Polish Agency for Enterprise Development no. POIG.01.04,00-22-002/09: Design and implementation for the production of a belt pasteurizer for the food industry. Project implemented by PHU EKO-PROD enterprise. Manager of the part of the project conducted at the NMFRI.
2007 - 2008
Machine for separating kidneys from spines in the process of producing pure fish stuffing. An innovative project of the Agency for Restructuring and Modernisation of Agriculture no. 00012-61535-OR1100017/06. Project Manager.
2007 - 2008
Increased efficiency of using Baltic fish through the development of an automated line for mass sprat nobbing". An innovative project of the Agency for Restructuring and Modernisation of Agriculture no. OR11-61535-OR1100020/0. Project conducted together with PP-H MORFISH and EKO-PROD enterprises. Manager of the part of the project conducted at the NMFRI.
2006 - 2007
Mechanisation of the processing of cyprinids to the form of carcasses and flaps with cut fishbones. An innovative project of the Agency for Restructuring and Modernisation of Agriculture no. 0001-61535-OR1100003/04. Project Manager.

International conferences (since 2006)

26-28.04.2006Dowgiałło A., D. Dutkiewicz. Possibilities of utilizing the differences of fish tissue stiffness in the mechanization of cyprinid deheading). 2nd International Symposium of CIGR Section VI "Future of Food Engineering". Warsaw, Poland.
18-20.04.2011Dowgiałło A. Possibilities for Lowering the Amount of Energy Required for Compression of Biological Materials. 6th International CIGR Technical Symposium "Towards A Sustainable Food Chain", Nantes, France.
18-20.10.2011Dowgiałło A., D. Dutkiewicz, J. Diakun. Advances in mechanization of carp processing in Poland.
Dutkiewicz D., T. Bil, A. Dowgiałło. Opredielenije parametrow ispolzujemych dla mechatronnowo uprawlenija ryboobratywajuszczich maszin. IX Mieżdunarodnaja Naucznaja Konferencija "Innowacji w Naukie i Obrazowanii", Kaliningrad, Rossijskaja Federacija.
17-19.10.2012Dutkiewicz D., J. Diakun, A. Dowgiałło. Nowyj wid maszin dla pereryzywania wnutrimyszecznych kostiej obezgławlennych i potroszenych karpow.
Dowgiałło A., D. Dutkiewicz. Nowyje masziny dla razdiełki karpowyvh widow ryb. Referat plenarny. X Jubilejnaja Mieżdunarodnaja Naucznaja Konferencija "Innowacji w Naukie, Obrazowanii i Biznesie", Kaliningrad, Rossijskaja Federacija.
17-20.01.2013Dowgiałło A. Innovative actions of National Marine Fisheries Research Institute. International Conference "Innovation as a chance for well balanced fishing". Berlin, Niemcy
03-06.09.2013Dowgiałło A., B. Pawlikowski, D. Dutkiewicz. Method and equipment for producing boneless carp fillets. 5th International Conference TAE 2013 "Trends and Agricultural Engineering", Prague, Czech Republic
12-13. 10.2013 Dowgiałło A, O. Szulecka. Carp processing in practice. 2nd International Carp Conference. Wrocław, Poland.
28.06.-05.07.2014Dutkiewicz D., J. Fatychow, A. Dowgiałło. Integracyjne i systemowe podejście w projektowaniu maszyn przetwórstwa spożywczego. Konferencja "Technologiczeskije masziny i oborudowanije". Ułan-Ude, Rossijskaja Federacija.
24-30.05.2015Dowgiałło A., M. Kosmowski, J. Diakun. Maszina dla oczistki łososiewoj kożi. III Mieżdunarodnyj Bałtijskij Morskoj Forum. Swietłogorsk, Rossijskaja Federacija.
16-20.11.2015Dowgiałło A., J. Grochowicz. The influence of the compression pressure and the process parameters on removing liquid fraction from preheated raw fish material. VI International Technical Symposium of the 9th CIGR Section. Aucland, New Zeland.
22-28.05.2016Dutkiewicz D., A. Dowgiałło. About dependence of physical properties of food raw materials and ways for realization of processes based on system approach. IV Mieżdunarodnoj baltijskij morskoj forum. Kaliningrad
21-27.05.2017Pawlikowski B., W. Kołodziejski, A. Dowgiałło, D. Dutkiewicz. Innovative technology for the production of functional canned sprats. V Mieżdunarodnoj baltijskij morskoj forum. Kaliningrad
21-27.05.2017Dutkiewicz D., A. Dowgiałło. Prospects of Polish technology of processing Antarctic krill. V Mieżdunarodnoj baltijskij morskoj forum. Kaliningrad

Trade fairs (since 2006)

29-31.05.2007
9. International Fair of Seafood Processing and Products Polfish 2007 in Gdańsk. Mercurius Gedanensis Medal for a carp deheader
6-18.06.200910. International Fair of Seafood Processing and Products Polfish 2009 in Gdańsk. Mercurius Gedanensis Medal for a machine for cutting bones in fillets
19-21.10.2010
12. International FoodTech China/Interfood Shanghai
31.05-02.06.201111. International Fair of Seafood Processing and Products Polfish 2011 in Gdańsk. Grand Prix for a table piece cutter for cyprinidae
22-24.05.201312. International Fair of Seafood Processing and Products Polfish 2013 in Gdańsk. Mercurius Gedanensis Medal for a deheader with circular cut and the Cup of the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development for the dainty carp fillet without bones
22-24.05.201317. Fair of Equipment and Supplies for Gastronomy, Shops and Hotels Gastroexpo 2013 in Gdańsk. Special mention for the fishbone cutter for cyprinidae fillets
7-9.06.201714. International Fair of Seafood Processing and Products Polfish 2017 in Gdańsk. Cup of the Minister of Maritime Economy and Inland Navigation for universal fish scaling machine
29-31.05.201915. International Fair of Seafood Processing and Products POLFISH 2019 in Gdańsk. Mercurius Gedanensis Medal for Vacuum gutting machine for whole or deheaded carps and other cyprinids

Innovation exhibitions (since 2006)

  • 58th World Exhibition on Inventions, Research and New Technologies BRUSSELS INNOVA 2009. Gold medal for the Table fishbone cutter for fillets.
  • 109th International Inventions Exhibition CONCOURS LEPINE 2010 in Paris. Bronze medal for the Table fishbone cutter for fillets.
  • 60th World Exhibition on Inventions, Research and New Technologies BRUSSELS INNOVA 2011. Silver medal for the Device for processing gadidae after filleting.
  • International Warsaw Invention Show “IWIS 2011”. Gold medal for the Set of machines for fishbone cutting in carp products.
  • ARCHIMEDES 2012, the 15th Moscow International Salon of Inventions and Innovative Technologies. Gold medal for the Method and equipment for obtaining carp fillets without fishbones.
  • 7th International Exhibition of Inventions (Kunshan). Silver medal for Fishbone cutters for carp products.
  • 8th International Salon of Inventions and New Technologies “New Time” 2012 in Sevastopol. Gold medal for Carp deheader with circular cut.
  • Taipei International Invention Show & Technomart “2012 INST” Chinese Innovation and Invention Society (Taiwan) for Set of machines for fishbone cutting in carp products.
  • International Warsaw Invention Show “IWIS 2012”. Gold medal for the Method and equipment for obtaining carp fillets without fishbones.
  • Stanisław Staszic Memorial Competition for the best innovative products “Laurel of Innovation 2013”. Gold Laurel of Innovation of the Dainty carp fillet without fishbones.
  • International Warsaw Invention Show “IWIS 2013”. Gold medal for Kidney cutter.
  • International Warsaw Invention Show “IWIS 2014”. Gold medal with a special honour for Universal fish descaler.
  • ARCHIMEDES 2014, the 17th Moscow International Salon of Inventions and Innovative Technologies Gold medal for the Machine for salmon skin cleaning.
  • International Warsaw Invention Show “IWIS 2015”. Gold medal with a special honour for Kidney cutter for cyprinidae.
  • 2015 Taipei Int’l Invention Show & Technomart. Bronze medal for Innovative method of descaling fish.
  • 13th International Innovation Exhibition ARCA 2015 in Zagreb Bronze medal for Innovative method of descaling fish.
  • International Exhibition of Economic and Scientific Innovations “Intarg 2015” in Cracow. Silver medal for a Universal method of descaling fish.
  • International Exhibition of Technical Innovations, Patents and Inventions 2016 in Trzyniec, Czech Republic. Silver medal for the Set of carp processing equipment in small processing plants.
  • International Warsaw Invention Show “IWIS 2017”. Platinum medal for the Device for cutting fish blanks into steaks or slices.
  • International Intellectual Property, Invention, Innovation and Technology Exposition. Bangkok 2017.  Gold medal for Vacuum gutting machine for whole or gutted cyprinids.
  • International Warsaw Invention Show “IWIS 2018”. Gold medal for The method of retrieving meat from spines of salmon after filleting.
  • International Warsaw Invention Show “IWIS 2019”. Platinum medal for Vacuum gutting machine for whole or gutted cyprinids.
  • International Warsaw Invention Show „IWIS 2020”. Gold medal for Deheading machine with circular cut for carp and other cyprinids.

Awards / Diplomas (since 2006)

NMFRI Director's Awards
2006The award for a significant contribution to the parametric evaluation of the Institute in the field of publications, patents and implementations.
20072nd degree award for distinctive achievements in the field of publications.
20083rd degree award for distinctive achievements in the field of publications.
20091st degree award for receiving a gold medal at the World Exhibition on Inventions, Research and New Technologies BRUSSELS INNOVA
20101st degree award for distinctive achievements in the field of patents and implementations.
20111st degree award for distinctive achievements in the field of patents and implementations.
20131st degree award for receiving the professor's title.
20151st degree award for distinctive achievements in the field of patents and implementations.
Award of the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development
2014Award for participation in completing the study: Complex system of processing carp into modern food and feed products.
Diplomas
Of the Minister of Science and Higher Education
2010For the Table fishbone cutter project.
2011For the Kidney cutter project.
2012For the Set of machines for fishbone cutting in carp products project.
2013For the Deheader with circular cut for cyprinidae project.
2013For the Method and equipment for obtaining carp fillets without fishbones project.
2014For the White fish spine processing device project.
2015For the Universal descaler project.
2015For the Machine for salmon skin cleaning project.
2016For the Kidney cutter for cyprinidae project.
2018For the Vaccum gutting machine for cyprinids project.
2018For the Device for cutting fish blanks into steaks or slices.
Of the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development
2011For work on the development of Polish fisheries.
2013For the most interesting product presented at the 12th International Fair of Seafood Processing and Products POLFISH 2013

Publications (since 2006)

Monographs
2010Dowgiałło A. Mechanical processing of sprats NMFRI Publishing House, Gdynia 2010, p. 96.(text available in Polish only)
2012Dowgiałło A. Mechanical processing of carp NMFRI Publishing House, Gdynia 2012, p. 96. (text available in Polish only)
2013Pawlikowski B., A. Dowgiałło. Technology of using the mechanically separated carp meat. University Publishing House of the Koszalin University of Technology, Koszalin 2013, p. 84. (text available in Polish only)
2014Pawlikowski B., A. Dowgiałło, O. Szulecka. Complex use of post-processing carp waste. NMFRI Publishing House, Gdynia 2014, p. 93. (text available in Polish only)

Memberships in scientific organisations and associations

• International Academy of Refrigeration.
• Association of Polish Inventors and Rationalizers
• Polish Society of Food Engineering and Technology „SPOMASZ”

Patents (since 2006)

2010Dowgiałło A., M. Kosmowski, D. Dutkiewicz. Device for cutting bones. Patent 204940.
2010Dowgiałło A., D. Dutkiewicz, M. Borczochowski. Method of cutting bones in gutted deheaded cyprinidae. Patent 204699.
2011Dowgiałło A., D. Dutkiewicz. Method of producing high-energy extruded feed for fish. Patent 209299.
2011Dowgiałło A., M. Sikora, W. Żywicki, E. Reszka, L. Zakrzewska, M. Pawłowska, T. Turek. Machine for deheading small pelagic fish. Patent 211038.
2011Dowgiałło A., M. Sikora. Device for processing gadidae after filleting. Patent 211039.
2011Dowgiałło A., M. Sikora. Table device for cutting bones in cyprinidae fillets. Patent 211040.
2011Dowgiałło A., M. Kosmowski. Device for placing small pelagic fish on a conveyor. Patent 211336.
2012Dowgiałło A., M. Kosmowski. Device for deheading fish. Patent 213010.
2013Dowgiałło A., Kosmowski M.: Method for cutting bones in cyprinidae slices. Patent 214805.
2013Dowgiałło A., Kosmowski M.: Device for cutting bones in cyprinidae slices. Patent 213551.
2014Dowgiałło A., Żywicki W., Reszka E. Pasteurizer for pasteurizing food products in sealed packagings. Patent 216347.
2015Dowgiałło Andrzej. A. Device for crosswise cutting cyprinidae carcasses. Patent 219145.
2015Dowgiałło A., Kosmowski M., Sikora M. Device for deheading cyprinidae. Patent 220744.
2015Dowgiałło A., Kosmowski M. Method of deheading cyprinidae. Patent 220878.
2016Dowgiałło Andrzej, Pawlikowski Bogusław, Kołodziejski Wiktor, Diakun Jarosław. Method of producing blended cyprinidae fillets. Patent 222116.
2016Dowgiałło A., Kosmowski M. Method of cleaning fish skins. Patent 222115.
2016Dowgiałło A., Kosmowski M. Device for cleaning fish skin. Patent 222114.
2017Kosmowski Mariusz, Dowgiałło Andrzej, Sikora Michał. Device for the mechanical opening of the fish abdomen. Patent 225977.
2017Kosmowski M., Dowgiałło A., The method of individual fish descaling. Patent 226155.
2017Kosmowski M., Dowgiałło A, The device for individual fish descaling. Patent 226156.
2018Dowgiałło Andrzej, Kosmowski Mariusz. Device for processing remains after slicing cyprinids. Patent 230613.
2018Ageev Oleg, Dowgiallo Andrzej, Fatykhov Yurij, Samojlova Natalya. Device for cutting food products. Patent of Russian Federation 2671900
2020Dowgiałło A., M. Kosmowski. Device for the transverse cutting of frozen fillets and carcasses. Patent 235560.
2020Агеев Олег, Савельичев Артем, Якубовский Марек, Довгялло Анджей, Фатыхов Юрий Адгамович, Самойлова Наталья. Устройство для резки рыбного филе. Российская Федерация, патент 2729351.