Food4Health Conference | 27 - 28 October 2021





Registration & Coffee
10:00  to  10:30
Session 1
10:30  to  12:30


- Food4Health: Our journey

- Eating Habits and Lifestyle Choices: Insights from Generally Healthy European Consumers 

- Hello Health: how to improve metabolic health by means of a lifestyle intervention in a real-life setting

Georg Schirrmacher. Managing Director. EIT Food CLC Central.
Hayley Every. Food4Health Programme Manager. EIT Health.
Elena Millan. Associate Professor of Applied Economics and Marketing. University of Reading.
Aslak Felin. Strategic Research Manager. RISE Research Institutes of Sweden.
Ellen Verhasselt. International Business Development. SmartWithFood.
Jef Daems. Project Manager. SmartWithFood.
Lunch Break & Networking
12:30  to  13:30
Session 2
13:30  to  15:30


- Tailormade nutritional solution to support muscle mass in patients with cancer during systemic treatment

- Enhancement of diagnostics in finding sarcopenia; Deep learning automated segmentation or selection and microwave imaging

- Personalised nutrition for cancer patients

- Digital tools to empower cancer patients during their treatment

Bram Dorresteijn. Team Leader Oncology. Danone Nutricia Research.
Leanne Ackermans. PhD Candidate. Maastricht UMC+.
Itziar Tueros. Head of Food & Health Department. AZTI.
Abir Mehaweyj. Director and Founder. BeYou Health Coach.
Claudia Torras. Nutritionist & Content Strategist. BeYou.
Coffee Break & Networking
15:30  to  15:50
Session 3
15:50  to  17:30


- Nutrition for cancer patients during treatment. New online resources.

- Treatment of obesity: can we rely on e-health?

- Translating innovations in microbiome science into concrete results through collaborative research projects 

Raul Zamora-Ros. Principal investigator. Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute - IDIBELL.
Caroline Braet. Professor, Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology. Ghent University.
Maurane Desmet. PhD Student in Developmental, Personality and Social Psychology. Ghent University.
Simone Maccaferri. Research and Development Manager Bioeconomy & Life Sciences at. University of Bologna.
Dinner & Networking
18:00  to  20:00