Lee Yuan Kun
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, National University of Singapore (NUS), Singapore
Despite the growing body of evidence-based research that supports the efficacy and safety of a range of nutraceuticals and functional foods, the regulatory framework surrounding these products is both fragmented and under review. Countries are introducing new legislation to ensure the safety of the products and substantiation of the health claims being made about them.
The Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods Congress: Asia explores current innovations and trends in nutraceuticals and functional foods, emerging technologies and regulatory considerations. Presentations and panel discussions explore the latest cutting- edge scientific research, commercialisation & business strategies.
With experts from across Asia, Europe and USA, an exhibition space filled with solution providers demonstrating the latest technologies and services, and ample networking opportunities, you will be part of a knowledge platform for academics and industry players in nutraceuticals and functional foods research.
The Scientific Advisory Committee, who provide expert advice on the content of the congress, are:
2019 Featured Speakers – Our full speaker panel can be found here:
Specific focus areas include:
• Regional and global perspectives of nutraceuticals and functional foods
• Regulatory considerations of food and drink in the nutrition space
• Personalised nutrition
• Emerging technologies for nutraceutical and functional food research and innovation
• Gut wellness/Probiotics/Phytochemicals
• Case studies / Academic-Commercial partnerships