Program Schedule:

Harnessing the potentials of Global Nutraceutical Market February 17-19,2014

February 17, 2014
17:00 hrs onwards Registraton
17:30 - 18:30 hrs Inauguration
19:30 - 21:00 hrs Welcome Reception
February 18, 2014
10:00 - 11:30 hrs Next big trends in Food Biotechnology and Nutraceuticals

    • Professor Sagadevan G. Mundree PhD, MBA, Deputy Director, Centre for Tropical Crops and Biocommodities,
      Queensland University of Technology, Australia*
    • Dr Radhika Samarasakera, Additional Director, Industrial Technological Institute (ITI), Colombo
    • Dr. Satyanarayana K.V., Manager - Technology Management Advisory, Sathguru Management Consultants Pvt. Ltd
    • Mr. B. Prashant, Abbott India
  • 11:30 - 12:00 hrs Break
    12:00 - 13:30 hrs Health & nutrition through modern biotechnology- Metabolomics to address health and nutrition challenges

    • Dr. Renuka Jain, Chief Scientific Officer, BioNutrition & Metabolomics at Avesthagen*
    • Dr. Sreeramulu, Unilever
    • Dr. DG Naik, Agarkhar Institute, Pune*
    • Dr Kephas Nowakunda, Food Technologist, National Agricultural Research laboratory, Uganda
  • 13:30 - 15:00 hrs Lunch
    15:00 - 16:30 hrs Probiotics and Bioactive foods - Where are we and what next?

    • Dr Saikat Datta Mazumdar, Chief-Operating Officer (COO), NutriPlus Knowledge Programme, Agri-business and Innovation Platform (AIP),
      International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics
    • Ms. Anuradha Acharya, CEO, Ocimum Solutions*
    • Dr. Jeethan Bendoor, Consultant Physician, Neuvithrah Nutrition Pvt Ltd, Mumbai*
  • 16:00 - 18:00 hrs Nutrition Research - Enhancing the R&D efficiencies

    • Dr. C.N.Ramchand, CEO, Laila Pharma*
    • Mr. Bhanu Prakash, Danon
  • February 19, 2014
    10:00 - 11:30 hrs Food & Nutraceutical Technologies - Sciences, Policy and Market Place

    • Dr. Sandhya Kabra, Director, QA, The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), Government of India
    • Dr (Ms)Vasanthi Siruguri, Scientist D (Asst. Director), Food and Drug Toxicology Research Centre, National Institute of Nutrition*
  • 11:30 - 12:00 hrs Break
    12:00 - 13:30 hrs Challenges in development and commercialisation of functional foods - Entrepreneurship and innovation in food Business

    • Mr. JA Chowdhary, Founder, TiE Hyderabad
    • Dr. Ganesh Ramamurthi, NCML
    • Mr. Aravazhi Selvaraj, COO, Innovations and Partnership, Agri Business & Innovation Platform, International Crops Research Institute for the Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)
  • 13:30 - 15:00 hrs Lunch
    15:00 - 16:30 hrs Combating health and nutrition Challenges - Partnership approach

    • Dr. Satyanarayana K.V., Manager - Technology Management Advisory, Sathguru Management Consultants Pvt. Ltd
    • Mr. Karnvir Mundrey, Director, Atharva Lifesciences Consulting Pvt. Ltd.
  • 16:30 - 17:30 hrs Valedictory Ceremony and Event Close