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RESEARCH HELPS BACK ‘INCREASING DEMAND FOR VERY HIGH-VALUE FOOD APPLICATIONS’

05-03-2019

Our Business Development Manager Food Beverage and Ingredients, Ben van der Deen, visited Alberta last February, meeting with potential business partners and laying out NIZO’s expertise in the plant-protein sector. As part of the Plant Protein Alliance of Alberta’s Global Business Network series of events, Ben van der Deen had a successful networking breakfast to an audience of industry players.

 

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Launch of Quality control kit for miris human milk analyzer™

13-02-2019

NIZO congratulates MIRIS on the launch of the Miris Calibration Control Kit™, quality control material for the Miris Human Milk Analyzer™!

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The Trade-Offs project, headed by Dr Herwig Bachmann

06-02-2019

The TiFN Trade-Offs project, headed by Dr Herwig Bachmann, which studies the optimisation of dairy fermentations, scored 9 out of 10 at the mid-term evaluation of the project.The reviewers were very enthusiastic about the progress made in just 2 years. They noted the quality of the team. Finally they assessed the potential synergy within the project and the industrial relevance of the outcomes.

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Azitra’s Clinical Study of AZT-04 for Cosmetic Use Completes Enrollment

06-02-2019

NIZO is proud to have contributed to this clinical study by assisting Azitra in development of the formulation used in this study focusing on microbiome-based cosmetics and therapeutics!

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PhD defense Ellen Wemmenhove: Risk assessment of Listeria monocytogenes in Gouda cheese

04-02-2019

Last Friday, the 1st of February, Ellen Wemmenhove defended her PhD thesis entitled 'Risk assessment of Listeria monocytogenes in Gouda cheese’. She demonstrated that Gouda cheese does not support growth of this bacterium by performing challenge tests and microbiological risk assessments

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Just published in GUT: Iron-containing micronutrient powders modify the effect of oral antibiotics on the infant gut microbiome and increase post-antibiotic diarrhoea risk

12-12-2018

Together with scientists of ETH Zurich (Switzerland) and the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (Kenya), NIZO published a third article regarding better insights in the effects of iron fortification and novel dietary treatments on the gut microbiome in Kenyan infants in the journal Gut.

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