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Welcome to seminar High Quality Lipid Products

FINAL DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: Tuesday 16 October.

More than 88 people have so far registered for the seminar High Quality Lipid Products – lipid oxidation and sensory properties, 24 – 25 October 2018, in Ålesund, Norway. Register here, and find more information about the seminar in our folder here.

List of participants here.

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EFL Congress 2019 in Seville

The next Euro Fed Lipid Congress 2019 will be arranged in Seville, Spain, between 20 and 23 October. We request members of the Nordic Lipidforum to submit abstracts for poster session or oral presentation. Several sessions are very interesting for our members. This is a great opportunity to present your work.
You will find more information at the EFL website here. Save the dates and see you in Seville 2019.

Welcome to seminar – High Quality Lipid Products

Photo: Møreforsking AS

Foto: Møreforsking AS

FINAL DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION: Tuesday 16 October.

The Nordic Lipidforum invite to a seminar entitled High quality Products – lipid oxidation and sensory properties. The seminar will be arranged in Ålesund, Norway, at 24 and 25 October. Registration here.

For further information about the program and other details, see our folder here.

Thanks to our gold and silver sponsors:

 

Cecilia Tullberg to defend her PhD-thesis

Nordic Lipidforum member Cecilia Tullberg will defend her Phd-thesis on Friday 2 February 2018. The title of her work is Oxidation of marine oils during in vitro gastrointestinal digestion and its effects on stress in human intestinal Caco-2 cells. Cecilia has done her work at the Department of Biology and Biological Engineering – Food and Nutrition Science, Chalmers University of Technology. Prof. Ingrid Undeland has been Cecilias supervisor.

For those of you that have the possibility to witness Cecilias presentation, the defend will be held at Sal KC (Kemihuset, Chalmers, Gothenburg) 1000 o’clock.

For more information, see copy of abstract here.

SINTEF Ocean open novel bioprocessing pilot plant

The Norwegian R&D institute SINTEF Ocean, recently launched their new Centre for bioprocessing and Ingredients Research in Trondheim. Board member at Nordic Lipidforum and Quality Director at Lysi (ISL), Arnar Haldorsson, was among the invited speakers at the opening seminar.

This is part of a systematic, long term strategy and initiative which SINTEF has worked on for many years already. SINTEFs goal is to provide the lipid industry with high competance, process- and pilot plant facilites, and analytical support, that will give rise to study more thoroughly new products and smarter process solutions.

See more here.

Young Scientist Award 2017

The Nordic Lipidforum Young Scientist Award 2017 were this year awarded Elina Zailer from University of Würzburg, Marika Kalpio at University of Turku, and Ken Cheng from Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet. The diploma was given to the awardees during the Nordic Lipidforum Symposium and EFL Congress dinner at Uppsala Castle.

Ken Cheng, Elina Zailer, and Marika Kalpio awarded The Nordic Lipidforum Young Scientist Award 2017. Bengt Herslöf and Ingrid Undeland giving the diploma.

The 5th Nordic Lipidforum Academy

12 participants attended the 5th Nordic Lipidforum Academy 2017, prior to the Symposium and the EFL Congress. The Academy was held at Biomedicinske Centrum at Uppsala University. The Lipidforum Academy has now been established as a tradition, and attendees both from industry and PhD-students from several universities from all over Europe, spend five days with lectures and project works. Hopefully the 6th Nordic Lipidforum Academy will take place prior to the 30th Nordic Lipidforum Symposium 2019 in Horsnes, Denmark!

The Nordic Lipidforum wish to thanks especially our local organiser, Dr. Kumari Ubhayasekera!

The 29th Nordic Lipidforum Symposium is history!

The 29th Nordic Lipidforum Symposium 2017 is history! The Symposium was held in the beautiful town of Uppsala, Sweden. Chair of the board, prof. Ingrid Undeland, opened the Congress on Sunday 27 of August. This year The Nordic Lipidforum Symposium was arranged in conjunction with the 15th Euro Fed Lipid Congress.

After three and a half days with networking, social happenings and latest from research and innovation, the Symposium where round off on Wednesday 30 of August, by a lecture from professor Guðmundur Haraldsson. He was awarded the very first Nordic Lipidforum Honorary Lecturer.

The Nordic Lipidforum wish to thank especially Ingrid Undeland and Bengt Herslöf for their work and contribution for organising the event in Uppsala!

Minutes from the Nordic Lipidforum Members meeting 2017

More than 35 members attended the Nordic Lipidforum members meeting 2017, which were held during the Nordic Lipidforum Symposium in Uppsala Monday 28 August. Ingrid Undeland stepped down as Chair of the board, and Karsten Nielsen from Denmark accepted to Chair the board. Thanks to Ingrid for a great job during the last two years! Ann-Dorit Moltke Sørensen from DTU succeed Lars Hellgren as member of the board.

Protocol of Minutes of Meeting and Annual Report were signed by Gunhild Hølmer (DEN) and Stig Jansson (NOR). You can download the Annual report and Minutes of meeting here.

News from Science

Friday 3 June 2016 Karin Larsson defended her PhD thesis at the Department of Biology and Biological Engineering – Food and Nutrition Science, Chalmers University of Technology. The title of her work was Oxidation of fish lipids during gastrointestinal in vitro digestion. Prof. Ingrid Undeland has been Karin’s superviser, and Prof. Marie Alminger secondary supervisor. Abstract of Karin’s thesis is available here.