2020 Partners



Innovation Partner

ProDigest is a product leader in the development of unique laboratory models of the human and animal gastrointestinal tract (SHIME®). These models allow to obtain unique insight in gut processes associated to the intestinal fate of actives and to study the complete gut microbiome under controlled conditions. ProDigest is globally active as a service provider for food and pharmaceutical companies and installs its technology in selected R&D facilities around the world. Furthermore, ProDigest has set up a number of product development projects in relation to the gut microbiota management and novel biotherapeutics




Innovation Partner

TNO is a research and technology innovation institute which drives biomedical, technological and social innovations in collaboration with knowledge institutes, industrial partners and government authorities. Multidisciplinary teams of top scientists and technical experts enable us to model, mimic and measure infant health and disease risk. We connect experimental and clinical studies with innovative technologies to identify new biomarkers for health and disease, as well as substantiate the health benefit of compounds. Together, we can make a contribution to future health


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Morinaga Milk Industry Co.

Expertize Partner

Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd. is one of the leading dairy product companies in Japan with a century of history harnessing the nutritional properties of dairy products. Morinaga Milk is also a key global probiotics manufacturer that excels in innovative technology and offers a premium line of probiotics and functional ingredients worldwide. Since the 1960s, Morinaga Milk has been researching Human-Residential Bifidobacteria (HRB) to explore their beneficial roles in maintaining human health.