Scientific Committee

Arthur Ouwenhand

Arthur Ouwenhand

President of IPC
Chairman of the Scientific Committee

IFF Nutrition & Biosciences, Finland

Sin-Hyeog Im

Sin-Hyeog Im

Emeritus President of IPC
POSTECH & ImmunoBiome
South Korea

Alojz Bomba

Alojz Bomba

Emeritus President and Founder of IPC
ARCOBIOME – Advanced Research Centre of Microbiome, Slovakia

Ajay A. Awati

Ajay A. Awati

Global Category Manager, EW Nutrition GmBH, Germany

Raphaelle Bourdet-Sicard

Raphaelle Bourdet-Sicard

Immunology Director – Danone Nutricia Research, France
Patrice Cani

Patrice Cani

Louvain Drug Research Institute, Metabolism and Nutrition, Belgium

Vincenzo Cesi

Vincenzo Cesi

Division Health Protection Technologies – CR ENEA, Italy

Christiane Gras

Christiane Gras

Innovation Manager at SymbioPharm Germany

Martin Haranta

Martin Haranta

Innovation Strategist at iProbio
Slovakia

Wilhelm Holzapfel

Wilhelm Holzapfel

Handong Global University, Pohang, South Korea

Gwénaël Jan

Gwénaël Jan

French National Institute for Agricultural Research, France

Benjamin Jensen

Benjamin Jensen

Assoc. Professor, UCPH (BMI) · Biotech Entrepreneur · Consultant, Denmark

Yosep Ji

Yosep Ji

Chief Technology Officer at Holzapfel Effective Microbes, South Korea

Elinor McCartney

Elinor McCartney

Food Chain Legislation Expert,
Spain

George Paraskevakos

George Paraskevakos

Executive director of the International Probiotics Association (IPA), Canada

Laura Payo Lewis

Laura Payo Lewis

Regulatory Affairs Director – Animal Nutrition, Argenta Barcelona, Spain

Bruno Pot

Bruno Pot

Science Director at Yakult Europe, PRI president, France

Hania Szajewska

Hania Szajewska

Professor and Chair of Pediatrics at the Medical University of Warsaw, Poland

Svetoslav Todorov

Svetoslav Todorov

Visiting Researcher at Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Brasil

Koen Venema

Koen Venema

Founder and CEO at Beneficial Microbes Consultancy, the Netherlands

Naomi Venlet

Naomi Venlet

Scientific Project Manager bij ILSI Europe, Belgium

Kristin Verbeke

Kristin Verbeke

Researcher at K.U.Leuven,
Belgium

Nina Vinot

Nina Vinot

TargEDys, Business Development, Longjumeau, France

Peter Kürti

Peter Kürti

Principle advisor to the Organizing Committee, Denmark