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3rd International Conference on Food Digestion

Wageningen, The Netherlands, 11-13 March 2014

to be held at
Wageningsche Berg Hotel, Generaal Foulkesweg 96, 6703 DS Wageningen

Welcome to the 3rd ICFD organised by COST Action FA 1005 INFOGEST .

Building further upon the success of the two previous editions (Cesena, 2011 – Madrid, 2012), the 3rd ICFD will create a new opportunity to foster exchanges between specialists in the field of Food Digestion.

This international conference will take place in Wageningsche Berg Hotel situated in a rural surrounding (1km) outside the city centre of Wageningen close to Arboretum Belmonte with a beautiful nature view, in the middle of the woods.

Topics :

  • Characterization of raw materials and processed food matrices for optimized nutrient bioavailability
     - Identification of bioactive compounds - Stability during processing - Characterisation of food structures
  • In vitro , in vivo and in silico models of mammalian gastrointestinal digestion
     - Application of digestion models to food - Comparison in vitro/in vivo - Identification of digestion products
  • Evaluation of the healthy effects
     - Immunomodulatory properties of food  - Regulation of appetite and satiety - Effect of food on gut microbiota


  • Poster presentations will be organised in 2 sessions. Details on posters' list & n° (updated 07/03/2014)
  • Poster board size : 1.20 m x 1.20 m  
    Recommanded size for poster : 80 x 120 cm (A0 format in vertical orientation )
  • Hotel list has been updated . See Accommodation (14/02/2014)
  • Contest of the best Posters presented by PhD Students
    If you are interested to participate to this contest, please send an email to  before February 7, 2014  
  • Scientific programme is on line (30/01/2014)

Key dates :

  • Abstract submission: open until 13th January 2014.
      There will be no extension of the deadline
  • On-line registration: extended to 7th February 2014

Invited speakers :

  • Ourania Gouseti, The University of Birmingham, UK
  • Johan Garssen, Danone Research, The Netherlands
  • Paul Singh, University of California, USA
  • Hauke Smidt, Wageningen UR, The Netherlands

Welcome in Wageningen

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