The global nutraceutical event

NutraIngredients Awards 2018

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The fourth edition of NutraIngredients Awards - rewarding true innovation and cutting edge research in health foods, supplements and nutrition – took place on Wednesday 16th May in Geneva, right after day 2 of Vitafoods.

For 2018 edition, there were 11 prestigious award categories.

NutraIngredients Awards are organised by


2018 Finalists

Ingredient of the Year: Sports Nutrition

  • Wellmune®, Kerry
  • Zynamite®, Nektium Pharma
  • ElevATP®, VDF Futureceuticals
  • Quercetin Phytosome®, Indena S.p.A.

Ingredient of the Year: Infant Nutrition

  • INFAT® OPO, Advanced Lipids (JV AAK & Frutarom)
  • Mum’s Sweet Secret, HMO, Jennewein Biotechnologie GmbH
  • VitaCholine™, Balchem

Ingredient of the Year: Healthy Ageing

  • Pomanox, Euromed
  • FORTIBONE®, Gelita AG
  • Go-Less®, Frutarom Health

Ingredient of the Year: Weight Management

  • SlimBiome®, OptiBiotix Health Plc 

Probotic Product of the Year

  • LPLDL®, OptiBiotix Health Plc 
  • Pro-Derma®, Natures Aid Ltd
  • Enterozyn, Bluestone Pharma

Botanical Product of the Year

  • HydroCurc, Pharmako Biotechnologies Pty Ltd
  • Clear Skin, Vital20 bv
  • Poméol Minci Flora, Laboratoires ClémaScience

Omega-3 Product of the Year

  • Huile de krill Excellium, Laboratoires Yves Ponroy / Aker BioMarine Antarctic AS• Clearly EPA/DHA, Life Extension Europe
  • Heart Boost, Vital20 bv
  • 100% sustainable Scandinavian Rainbow Trout Oil, Viridian Nuttrition

NutraChampion - in assocation with Vitafoods Europe 2018

Start-up Award

  • Unavoo Food Technologies
  • Pharmako Biotechnologies Pty Ltd
  • Sibelius Limited

Nutrition Research Project - in assciation with Vitafoods Europe 2018

  • Centenarian microbiota, JAAN
  • Innovative research for prevention of gluten intolerance with Probiotics, Probi AB
  • Retinal amyloid pathology and proof-of-concept imaging trial in Alzheimer's disease, Verdure Sciences

Editors Award for Functional Food Innovation

  • Seaweed& Protect, Seaweed & Co.
  • HydroCurc, Pharmako Biotechnologies Pty Ltd
  • Propolis, SBS Bilimsel Bio Cozumler San. ve Tic. A.S
  • Digital Nutraceutics, the Paradigm Shift: Metabolaid; a Case Study, Monteloeder SL
  • Reserol - Resveratrol Boosting Films, NUTRINOVATE AB


Judges has appointed a diverse panel of experts to judge the 2018 Awards.

  • Joerg Gruenwald, PhD - analyze & realize GmbH
  • Cédric Bourges Phd – Nutraveris
  • Astrid Stuckelberger, PD, PhD - Faculty of Medicine – University of Geneva and Lausanne
  • Jens Bleiel - University College Dublin
  • Ewa Hudson – William Reed
  • Patrick Coppens - Director Regulatory & Scientific Affairs Food Supplements Europe
  • Virpi Varjonen - Virpi Varjonen - Invenire Market Intelligence Oy
  • Joana Maricato – New Nutrition Business

Awards Dinner

The winners of the 2018 awards will be announced after a drinks reception and delicious three course dinner. 

The awards are a great way to network and celebrate. Join to recognise and celebrate the industry’s best research and take this opportunity to entertain your clients or invite your team to a special event.

The 2018 NutraIngredients Awards will take place on Wednesday 16th May 2018 at the Starling Hotel in Geneva, Switzerland.

Book your tickets here

Ticket prices:

Individual ticket: €195.00​​

Table of 10: €1,850.00​​

Come and join us for this bright event. 


  • Drinks reception
  • 3 course dinner with coffee
  • Wine with dinner
  • Awards presentation
  • Excellent networking opportunities
  • Complimentary post awards bar (till 11pm)
  • Post awards party (till midnight)

Contact information

Entries and Tickets

Kavita Rana
+33 4 30 63 00 12

Commercial Opportunities

Pierre Fetat
+33 4 99 52 28 76