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Mon, 16/09/2019 - 09:00 to Wed, 18/09/2019 - 13:00

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You are invited to the 4th international conference on Metrology in Food and Nutrition (IMEKOFOODS). The conference is a collaboration between Sciensano and Imeko TC 23, and took place on 16-18 September 2019, at Sciensano, Tervuren, Belgium.


The 4th IMEKOFOODS conference addressed:

  • metrological issues in measurement
  • data in food quality
  • food integrity
  • food safety
  • nutrition
  • with emphasis on new technologies.

PDF icon The results and findings are published in the book of abstracts.

In addition to technical and poster sessions, scientific discussions and workshops dedicated to specific initiatives encouraged new collaborations and strengthen existing ones.


Conference topics

  • food quality
  • food composition
  • food Safety (trace elements, speciation, environmental- and processing contaminants, toxins, pesticides, veterinary drugs, hormones, …)
  • food integrity, adulteration, authenticity and fraud
  • food Omics
  • food microbiology
  • natural and bioactive compounds
  • dietary supplements, nutraceuticals
  • GMO
  • sequencing and NGS


  • nanomaterials
  • food packaging and food contact materials
  • food processing
  • nutrition
  • nutritional epidemiology
  • food consumption, bioavailability
  • dietary intake, risk assessment
  • quality assurance, reference Materials, proficiency testing, measurement uncertainty
  • metrology & metrological traceability
  • accreditation and standardisation


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This event contributes to Sciensano's activities in the field of: 


Leuvensesteenweg 17
3080 Tervuren


Standard price before June, 15th 2019 : 450 euro - before September 1st : 500 euro - from September 1st : 600 euro | discount tarifs can be found on the conference website:

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