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Vitafoods Europe 2015fp

The global nutraceutical event

5-7 May 2015 | Palexpo, Geneva, Switzerland

 

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Tuesday 5 May
11:40 - 12:00
A new ingredient for Helicobacter pylori control
Module  Digestive Health
Stream  Your Science
Speaker(s)  Ms Ulla Freitas, Scientific Marketing, Lonza Ltd

Wednesday 6 May
11:00 - 11:20
A new probiotic formulation of Lactobacillus plantarum strains to maintain healthy cholesterol levels
Module  Heart Health
Stream  Your Science
Speaker(s)  Mr Alvin Ibarra, Senior Scientist, DuPont Nutrition and Health

Wednesday 6 May
15:25 - 15:45
ARLA
Module  Sports Nutrition & Physical Performance
Stream  Your Science
Chair  Robert Thomas

Tuesday 5 May
14:45 - 15:05
Bacopa monnieri and brain health
Module  Cognitive Health
Stream  Your Science
Speaker(s)  Ms Andrea Zangara, Adjunct Research Fellow, Swinburne Centre for Human Psychopharmacology // Director, Swinburne University // Naturalpowermeds Consulting

Wednesday 6 May
14:45 - 15:05
Bakers' yeast beta glucan as a support for immune health during athletic activity
Module  Sports Nutrition & Physical Performance
Stream  Your Science
Chair  Robert Thomas
Speaker(s)  Mr John Blocher, Vice-President Healthcare R&D, Biothera

Tuesday 5 May
12:55 - 13:15
Calcium and mineral supplementation in exercising post-menopausal women
Module  Women's Health
Stream  Your Science
Speaker(s)  Dr Alice Stack, Technical Consultant, Marigot Ltd

Tuesday 5 May
15:05 - 15:25
Can bakery deliver more protein than dairy: An overview of the global protein consumption patterns
Module  Protein
Stream  Your Product
Speaker(s)  Ms Lauren Bandy, Nutrition Analyst, Euromonitor International

Tuesday 5 May
11:20 - 11:40
Case study: A look at NutraMara, the Marine Functional Foods Research Initiative
Module  Omega 3 & Marine Derived Ingredients
Stream  Your Product
Chair  Ellen Schutt
Speaker(s)  Mr Declan Troy, Director, Teagasc Food Research Center

Tuesday 5 May
16:40 - 17:00
Challenges of studies intended to support an EFSA health claim application: Nutritional studies of gastrointestinal conditions
Module  Health Claims
Stream  Your Business
Speaker(s)  Ms Christiane Alexander, Business Development, analyze & realize

Tuesday 5 May
12:35 - 12:55
Choline: Always essential for women
Module  Women's Health
Stream  Your Science
Speaker(s)  Ms Kristine Lukasik, Ph.D., Director, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs, Balchem Corporation

Tuesday 5 May
15:25 - 15:45
Clean label supplements: New claims and market opportunities
Module  Labelling
Stream  Your Business
Speaker(s)  Ms Catherine Lehmann, Senior Marketing Manager, Capsugel

Wednesday 6 May
11:20 - 11:40
Colouring: Creating an appealing product
Module  Functional Beverage Formulation
Stream  Your Business
Chair  James Tonkin

Wednesday 6 May
11:00 - 11:20
Could Vitamin E and DHA help delay the onset of dementia?
Module  Healthy Ageing
Stream  Your Product
Speaker(s)  Prof Manfred Eggersdorfer, Professor for Healthy Ageing // Senior Vice President Nutrition Science & Advocacy, University Medical Center Groningen // DSM Nutritional Products

Tuesday 5 May
18:00 - 19:30
Delegate Networking Event
Stream  Your Business, Your Science, Your Product

Tuesday 5 May
14:45 - 15:05
Designing clearer labels for consumers: Understanding the EU Food Information for Consumers Regulation 1169/2011
Module  Labelling
Stream  Your Business
Speaker(s)  Ms Sofie van der Meulen, Associate, Co-Author, EU Food Law Handbook, Axon Lawyers

10:00 - 10:45
Driving open innovation within functional food, beverages and dietary supplements
Module  Opening Keynote Address 1
Stream  Keynote
Speaker(s)  
Prof Cathy Barnes, Director, The Retail Institute
Dr Christoph Garbotz, Head of Adaptive Business Networks, Nutrition & Health, BASF

Wednesday 6 May
15:05 - 15:25
Effectively marketing your science to consumers
Module  Marketing Strategies & Technologies
Stream  Your Business
Speaker(s)  Mr Jeff Hilton, Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer, BrandHive

Tuesday 5 May
12:55 - 13:15
Effects of probiotics on tissue folates in colon cancer
Module  Probiotics
Stream  Your Product
Speaker(s)  Ms Yvonne Wettergren, Associate Professor, Sahlgrenska Academy, Sahlgrenska University Hospital

Tuesday 5 May
16:00 - 16:20
Encapsulation: A novel dietary tool to control food intake and appetite 
Module  Weight Management
Stream  Your Science
Speaker(s)  Dr Sinead Bleiel, Protein Chemist, AnaBio Technologies Ltd.

Wednesday 6 May
12:55 - 13:15
Enhancing properties of extracts through combination formulae and microencapsulation
Module  Botanicals
Stream  Your Product
Speaker(s)  Mr Rajiv Khatau, Director, LODAAT Pharma

Wednesday 6 May
13:15 - 14:45
Exhibition Visit
Stream  Your Business, Your Science, Your Product

Tuesday 5 May
17:00 - 18:00
Exhibition Visit
Stream  Your Business, Your Science, Your Product

Wednesday 6 May
16:00 - 18:00
Exhibition Visit
Stream  Your Business, Your Science, Your Product

Tuesday 5 May
13:15 - 14:45
Exhibiton Visit
Stream  Your Business, Your Science, Your Product

Wednesday 6 May
11:00 - 11:20
Flavouring: Getting the taste right
Module  Functional Beverage Formulation
Stream  Your Business
Chair  James Tonkin

Tuesday 5 May
15:25 - 15:45
Formulation of whey protein rich products: Novel food products to improve the nutritional intakes of elderly
Module  Protein
Stream  Your Product
Speaker(s)  Mr Aaron Fanning, Research Scientist, Fonterra Co-Operative Group

Tuesday 5 May
11:00 - 11:20
Gut health benefits of flavonoids of liquorice
Module  Digestive Health
Stream  Your Science
Speaker(s)  Mr Deepak Mundkinajeddu, Senior Manager (Research and Development), Natural Remedies Private Limited

Wednesday 6 May
15:05 - 15:25
Harmonised approaches for increased food safety standards in Europe
Module  Product Safety & Quality Control
Stream  Your Product

Wednesday 6 May
12:15 - 12:35
Harmonising the evaluation of botanicals : The regulatory system in Belgium and the 'BELFRIT' project
Module  Botanicals
Stream  Your Product
Speaker(s)  Mr Joris Geleen, Advisory Commission on Botanicals, DG Animals, Plants and Food, Belgian Ministry of Health

Wednesday 6 May
15:25 - 15:45
Hazard vs. risk-based approaches in safety assessment of food
Module  Product Safety & Quality Control
Stream  Your Product

Tuesday 5 May
15:05 - 15:25
How nutrition information influences consumers' choice
Module  Labelling
Stream  Your Business

Tuesday 5 May
11:40 - 12:00
How to make happiness part of the brand experience
Module  Consumer Engagement
Stream  Your Business
Speaker(s)  Ms Patricia Wiklund, Managing Director, Invenire Market Intelligence

Wednesday 6 May
12:35 - 12:55
Hydroxytyrosol: A synergist for glucosamine and chondroitin
Module  Bone & Joint Health
Stream  Your Science
Speaker(s)  Mr Marc Plaum, Innovation Project Manager, Nutrition Innovation Center, DSM Nutritional Products

Wednesday 6 May
12:35 - 12:55
Innovations in packaging for food and beverages
Module  Packaging
Stream  Your Business
Speaker(s)  Prof Cathy Barnes, Director, The Retail Institute

Tuesday 5 May
16:20 - 16:40
Key elements for a successful free from product
Module  Free From
Stream  Your Product
Speaker(s)  Ms Virpi Varjonen, Strategist, Invenire Market Intelligence Oy

Wednesday 6 May
15:05 - 15:25
Lemon verbena supplementation to improve mood status and sleep quality of athletes
Module  Sports Nutrition & Physical Performance
Stream  Your Science
Chair  Robert Thomas

Wednesday 6 May
11:20 - 11:40
Magnesium: it's role in the balance of dietary sodium and potassium for a healthy heart and its use in food products
Module  Heart Health
Stream  Your Science
Speaker(s)  Ms Helen Mitchell, Consulting Director (Science), Smart Salt Oy

Wednesday 6 May
11:20 - 11:40
Mangifera indica: A natural healthy ageing ingredient for application in food supplements and foods
Module  Healthy Ageing
Stream  Your Product
Speaker(s)  Ms Sybille Buchwald-Werner, Managing Director, Vital Solutions GmbH

Tuesday 5 May
12:15 - 12:35
Meeting increasing EFSA requirements on the statistical analysis of clinical trials
Module  EFSA Claims & Regulatory Issues
Stream  Your Business
Speaker(s)  Dr Annegret Auinger, Head of Nutritional Business Consulting, analyze&realize GmbH

Tuesday 5 May
15:05 - 15:25
Melissa officinalis: New technology for brain & mind health
Module  Cognitive Health
Stream  Your Science
Speaker(s)  Mr Itxaso Vázquez, Product Manager, Vital Solutions GmbH

Tuesday 5 May
16:20 - 16:40
Metabolic syndrome: The why and how of EFSA health claims
Module  Health Claims
Stream  Your Business
Speaker(s)  Dr Linda Riede, Project Manager Clinical Research & Scientific Consultant, analyze & realize GmbH

Tuesday 5 May
12:55 - 13:15
Novel food assessment of natural ingredients: A safety evaluation with a healthy sense for proportion
Module  EFSA Claims & Regulatory Issues
Stream  Your Business
Speaker(s)  Dr Steffi Dudek, Senior Consultant, analyze&realize GmbH

Wednesday 6 May
11:40 - 12:00
Nutrient stability: Staying alive
Module  Functional Beverage Formulation
Stream  Your Business
Chair  James Tonkin

Tuesday 5 May
12:15 - 12:35
Nutritional strategies to improve reproductive health and pregnancy
Module  Women's Health
Stream  Your Science
Speaker(s)  Mr Ashraf Virmani, Innovation Research and Development, Sigma-tau HealthScience

Wednesday 6 May
10:00 - 10:45
OPEN EFSA: Achieving efficiencies through better communications
Module  Opening Keynote Address 2
Stream  Keynote
Speaker(s)  
Mr Kinga Adamaszwili, Manager of Food Related Issues, Association of the European Self-Medication Industry
Ms Maryse Hervé, Secretary-General, Federation of European Specialty Food Ingredients Industries
Mr Simon Pettman, Director, EAS Strategic Advice

Tuesday 5 May
10:00 - 10:45
Opening Keynote Address
Module  Opening Keynote Address 1
Stream  Your Business, Your Science, Your Product
Speaker(s)  
Mr Andrew Revel, Commercial Manager, The Retail Institute
Dr Christoph Garbotz, Head of Adaptive Business Networks, Nutrition & Health, BASF

Wednesday 6 May
10:00 - 10:45
Opening Keynote Address
Module  Opening Keynote Address 2
Stream  Your Business, Your Science, Your Product
Speaker(s)  
Mr Kinga Adamaszwili, Manager of Food Related Issues, Association of the European Self-Medication Industry
Ms Maryse Hervé, Secretary-General, Federation of European Specialty Food Ingredients Industries
Mr Simon Pettman, Director, EAS Strategic Advice

Wednesday 6 May
12:55 - 13:15
Packaging with green technology case study
Module  Packaging
Stream  Your Business

Wednesday 6 May
12:15 - 12:35
Packaging: Key Player to Save Food
Module  Packaging
Stream  Your Business
Speaker(s)  Dr Johannes Bergmair, Vice President for Sustainability and Food Safety, WPO World Packaging Organisation

Tuesday 5 May
11:20 - 11:40
Perilla frutescens for prevention of GI discomfort
Module  Digestive Health
Stream  Your Science
Speaker(s)  Ms Sigrid Röchter, Product Manager, Vital Solutions
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