The three companies will a join host of high-profile speaker from the worlds of business and science, and delegates from across the globe, at the Singapore event in February.
The summit, organised by William Reed, the publisher of NutraIngredients, along with the backing of omega-3 industry trade body GOED, takes place from February 20-22.
Gary Scattergood, regional head: APAC and editor-in-chief of NutraIngredients-Asia said: “We are thrilled to have received such fantastic support from our three headline sponsors; BASF, DSM and Gencor/Pharmako.
“All three companies are at the forefront of omega-3 innovation and their insights and expertise will enrich our event.”
We are also pleased to announce that E-Pax is backing the event at supporter level.
Gary added: “The first NutraIngredients Omega-3 Summit will bring the international omega-3 community to Asia-Pacific, and take the insights from the region to the world.
“The summit will tackle the biggest issues affecting the omega-3 industry globally, from the latest regulatory developments, product innovation, scientific research and consumer insights.
“We are looking forward to delivering a fantastic event alongside our friends at GOED and the calibre of speakers confirmed so far suggests this will be a must-attend event for anyone interested in the omega-3 sector.”
Confirmed speakers include:
Dr Yutaka Matsuoka, Division Chief of Health Care Research at the National Cancer Center Japan.
Peter Barraket, MD of Designs for Health Australia
Dr Lesley Braun, Executive Director, Blackmores Institute
Ellen Schutt, Executive Director, GOED.
Dr Surinder Singh, Group Leader: Plant Oil Engineering, CSIRO Agriculture & Food.
Lalen Dogan, Chair, Omega-3 Centre.
Ron Park, Managing Director of Koure.
Dr Mary Chong Foong Fong, Principal Investigator at the Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences (SICS) and A*STAR.
Dr Clemens von Schacky, CEO Omegametrix
Gerard Bannenberg, Director of Compliance and Healthcare Outreach, GOED,
The event will take place at Singapore’s Hilton hotel, on Orchard Road. In addition to two days of lively debate, discussion and presentations, there will also be extensive networking opportunities and social events.
GOED Executive Director Ellen Schutt added: “GOED is excited to partner with NutraIngredients on the upcoming Omega-3 Summit. South East Asia is a growing market for omega-3s and we’re looking forward to being part of the first summit of its kind taking place in the region.”
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