At this years INSECTA the following topics will be discussed.

Topics around technical, commercial, ecological, political and ethical issues of insect utilisation are in focus.

Food Safety for Using Inescts

  • Production Systems
  • Processing

Insects production systems

  • Rearing substrate optimization
  • Established production systems
  • Mass rearing systems, industrialization
  • Automation

Application of insects as feed and food

  • Nutrient composition
  • Use for pets, in aquaculture and for farm animals
  • Processing and fractionation
  • Use in gastronomy and food retailing

Non-food applications of insects

  • Insect biotechnology
  • Biopolymers
  • Waste management systems