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eric vissers

Eric Vissers, process technologist at Feed Design Lab

Eric Vissers studied Food Technology and is currently employed at Feed Design Lab in the Netherlands. Feed Design Lab (FDL) is the leading practical research and education centre for innovation and sustainability in the animal feed sector. More than 100 companies from across the sector, based both in the Netherlands and abroad, are partners in FDL. Before FDL, Vissers worked at Cehave Veghel and Agrifirm as process technologist compound feed.

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Michal Kavalek

Michal Kaválek, Ing., Ph.D.; R&D Project Manager

Dr Michal Kaválek finished Ph.D. at the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague at Faculty of Tropical AgriSciences in 2015. He is currently responsible for coordinating the company’s R&D projects and identification and formulation new R&D projects in company Farmet. He started his co-operation with this company in 2013, when he was employed by the company in order to take care of the technical documentation for processing technology and for R&D project management. Since then, he has carried out the overall coordination and management of several R&D projects focused on feed efficiency, feed extrusion technology and energy recovery systems, effective oil seed processing to oil and dehulling technology for oil seed.

cecile sampsonis

Cécile Sampsonis, PhD, Products Formulation Manager

Following a 3 years PhD thesis focusing on the stability of probiotic yeast during feed pelleting processes, and author of an industrial patent on this subject, since 2012 Cécile Sampsonis is head of the R&D Products Formulation department within Phileo by Lesaffre.
She works with her team on the formulation of yeast and bacteria probiotics and prebiotics, for use in different feed matrices, thus covering encapsulation, coating, drying, and pelleting methods. In particular, she coordinates all experiments at lab, pilot, and industrial levels, both internally and with external partners worldwide; for the development and launch of new solutions. Her strong expertise in feed technology allow her to provide technical support to commercial teams and feed manufacturer customers over the world.

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This seminar takes place on June 12, from 13.30h – 15.50h during the Victam 2019 in the All About Feed Theatre on the exhibition floor.
Entrance is free, but we like you to pre-register so we can reserve your seat and a free magazine

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