Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB) - Insecta Conference 2017                                 PPM Magdeburg e.V.


The INSECTA 2017 as International Symposium on Insects as Feed, Food and Non-Food was jointly organized by PPM and ATB on September 7.and 8. 2017. More than 250 attendees from research and industry got an overview of the newest developments in the field of insect technology in more than 40 lectures and by numerous scientific posters. Outstanding lectures were given, among others by Harry Aiking (Food sustainability and the protein puzzle: Different resources and disciplines), Thomas Potthast (Ethical perspectives on using insects for industrial food and non-food applications) and Andreas Vilcinskas (Immunity of farmed insects: Basic and applied aspects) as keynotes. In addition to an excellent scientific program and reports from the producing industry, the coffee breaks and especially the dinner in the dinosaur world of the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin, gave the opportunity to discuss with the experts about the utilization of insects in the near future.

The topics of INSECTA® 2017 included:

1.            Insects production systems
2.            Application of insects as feed
3.            Utilization of insects as food
4.            Evaluation of the use of insects
5.            Non-food applications of insects


Presentations and posters will not be published. For further questions please contact the authors directly.

Final Program


Book of Abstracts 2017

Please find here a choice of impressions of INSECTA  2017.
Permission is granted to reproduce these images free of charge in connection with mentioning the following credit: photo: ATB/INSECTA2017. All other rights are reserved.

We thank our sponsors and supporters.

Sponsors and supporters of INSECTA2017 TU Berlin, YNSECT, BUHLER GROUP, Proti-Farm, Protix, Journal of Insects as food and feed, VDI Magdeburger Bezierksverein