Topics 2018

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