IPA World Congress + Probiota in Barcelona, February 7-9, 2018

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IPA’s George Paraskevakos and Elisa Fernandez travelled to Barcelona, Spain (tough job) in early February to kick-off IPA World Congress + Probiota. On the agenda this year were engaging sessions on modulating the microbiome for sports performance, consumer understanding of pre- and probiotics, the importance of the microbiota in the first 1000 days of life, plus a look at the … Read More

Q&A: IPA’s George Paraskevakos Goes to China

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Q&A with George Paraskevakos, Executive Director of International Probiotics Association (IPA) In late January of 2018, George traveled to Beijing, China to present to 2500 regulators and physicians. The China Health Industry Technology & China Microecological Health Conference hosted the gathering at the storied Beijing Hotel where heads of states have met throughout its history. On his return, George shared … Read More

IPA attends ANVISA Meeting in Brazil

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IPA’s George Paraskevakos attended an ANVISA (Brazil Health Regulatory Agency) meeting with members of the IPA Regulatory Committee November 24, 2017 in São Paulo. Navigating regulations for probiotics was the essential order of business. On arriving in São Paulo, George Paraskevakos first attended an International Life Sciences Institute (ILSI) Workshop on November 22 and 23, 2017.  

Microbiome R&D /Probiotics Congress 2017 in San Diego

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Science met the art of the deal at last week’s Microbiome R&D and Business Collaboration Forum/Probiotics Congress 2017 in San Diego. Professors, scientists, venture capitalists, entrepreneurs and more meshed nicely over the two-day GlobalEngage conference. More than 400 industry, academic and investment leaders converged to hear 70 some speakers and discuss: the microbiome in health and disease, challenges and opportunities … Read More

Probiotics Resource Center at SupplySide West 2017

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 September 25-29, 2017 • Expo Hall September 27 & 28 Mandalay Bay, 3950 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV PROBIOTICS RESOURCE CENTER The Probiotics Resource Center, organized in association with the International Probiotics Association (IPA) and sponsored by Nutrasource Pharmaceutical and Nutraceutical Services , offers SupplySide West attendees a high-profile location to learn about key issues in the probiotics … Read More

George Paraskevakos on Future of Probiotic Industry

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In a Nutrasource blog, IPA’s Executive Director George Paraskevakos offered insight into the commerce and science of probiotics. The Future of Probiotics from the International Probiotics Association is a provocative Q&A covering many key issues facing the arena today. Nutrasource is partnering with IPA on the Probiotics Resource Center at SupplySide West 2017. George Paraskevakos: “We had two themes in mind when … Read More

IPA inSight for Hot August Nights

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    IPA inSight stretches  out the summer with the coolest of probiotic news. Enjoy IPA original content, curated buzz from the popular media, and breakthrough research results as well as alerts on engaging events, past and future. Think of us as your one-stop culture club; just a few minutes of your time will grow big benefits. Sign-up now at the bottom of the IPA home page to receive your IPA inSight … Read More