Phage Consultants brings microbial feed insights and antibacterial additives to inaugural MIFFI conference
Press Release | Phage Consultants
APRIL 27, 2017
Gdansk, Poland: – Specialist Polish-based CRMO Phage Consultants (PC) will attend the first-ever Microbial Feed and Food Ingredients (MIFFI) Conference in Copenhagen next month.
The Phage Consultants team at MIFFI will contribute valuable insights on bacteriophage-based food and feed additives and will be talking about the Polish-based CRO’s increasing involvement in microbial feed and foods projects as part of its ongoing extension of capabilities and production capacity.
Development of bacteriophage additives
“We can help in development of bacteriophage-based food and feed additives,” said Phage Consultants CEO Dr. Marcin Los, who will be attending the conference. “We are currently upgrading our production capacities in this field.
“We are also currently involved in a few projects aiming in development of phage-based ingredients, which might be used to prevent unwanted bacteria in animal feed,” he added.
“For professionals involved in research and production in food and feed producing companies, it is important to realize that PC can both develop phage-based ingredients and then produce them to very high standards,” said Dr. Los.
About Phage Consultants
Phage Consultants is a contract research and manufacturing organization that specializes in bacteriophage detection and characterization and production.
Bacteriophages (phages) are viruses that infect bacteria. First discovered around 1915, phages play an important role in viral biology, used to elucidate DNA viral reproduction through lytic and lysogenic cycles. They have been used for almost a century as alternatives to antibiotics and can have therapeutic effect against multi-drug-resistant strains of many bacteria.
Founded in Gdansk, Poland, in 2007, PC have become world leaders in using the power of bacteriophage technology in bioprocess infection and contamination control and assisting companies whose production is based on microbial activities in preventing bacteriophage contamination, along with bacterial, fungal and viral contaminations.
Phage Consultants are also specialists in the field of bacteriophage biology with specific expertise on phage activity in bioprocessing. Its team provides unique assistance to pharmaceutical and biotech companies, offering a range of services from personal training to consulting and process optimization in phage growth limitation. The company also advises and assists clients in the development of new production facilities.
About MIFFI 2018
The First International Conference on Microbial Food and Feed Ingredients (MIFFI 2018): will be held in the Danish capital, Copenhagen.
The Federation of European Microbiological Societies (FEMS) has founded the summit to bring together academia, industry and regulatory authorities to share scientific results, discuss current developments and define the regulatory agenda in microbial food and feed ingredients community.
MIFFI 2018 is a three-day event that opens May 2 at Copenhagen’s Maersk Tower conference center.
The conference is organized by FEMS with further information available at: http://miffi.org/.
Dr. Marcin Los, CEO, Phage Consultants
Tel: +48 503 636 224