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of the European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Company Profiles

Abbott Nutrition USA

Abbott Nutrition has been developing innovative nutrition products for nearly 100 years. Since the beginning, our goal has remained unchanged: To help people live their best lives at every stage. Today, we continue providing products that help support the immune system, from infancy through adulthood.

Albireo Pharma USA

Albireo is a global biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel bile acid modulators to treat rare pediatric and adult liver diseases. As leader in bile acid biology, we leverage our expertise in bile acid modulation with the goal of providing hope for families by delivering potentially transformative medicines. Our parent company, Albireo Pharma, Inc., is located in Boston, Massachusetts and our key operating subsidiary, Albireo AB, is located in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Advanced Lipids Sweden

Advanced Lipids is a joint venture between AAK, a global provider of value-adding plant-based oils and fats solutions to the infant formula industry and many other industries, and IFF, an industry leader in food, beverage, scent, health, and biosciences. Bringing IFF, an international collective of thinkers who combine science and creativity together with AAK’s international strength in food safety, sustainability, production and logistics, Advanced Lipids offers a unique package of clinical research, development, flexible blending, quality, and logistics.

Advanced Protein Technologies Corp Republic of Korea

Founded in 2001, AP Technologies Corp is a Korean bio-tech company specialized in fermentation and metabolic engineering with 80+ High-caliber R&D and production manpower. It is dedicated to developing and producing Human Milk Oligosaccharides (HMO) production from a GRAS host strain using its proprietary technologies. Holds patents related to its HMO development and production Large-scale GMP production of HMOs available at reasonable cost.

Arla Foods Ingredients Denmark

Arla Foods Ingredients is a global leader in value-added whey solutions. We discover and deliver premium ingredients derived from whey, supporting the food industry with the development and efficient processing of natural, functional and nutritious foods.
Using our specialist knowledge of food products and production, we serve global manufacturers of early life nutrition, medical nutrition, sports nutrition, health foods and other food and beverage products.
Arla Foods Ingredients is a 100% owned subsidiary of the dairy company Arla Foods.
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Ausnutria The Netherlands

Ausnutria B.V. is a Dutch dairy company specialized in the development and production of advanced infant nutrition. We are the pioneers behind the world’s leading goat milk based infant formula brand ‘Kabrita’. With Kabrita goat milk formula we combine the natural benefits of goat milk with an advanced formulation. We bring knowledge and the latest scientific insights together within our Ausnutria Nutrition Institute. Together with experts from over the globe we build on the scientific foundation and development of infant formula products. The result is a full range of gentle goat milk based formulas for every stage, suitable and available for healthy babies and toddlers all around the world.

Avanos Medical Belgium

Avanos is a medical device company focused on delivering clinically superior breakthrough solutions that will help patients get back to the things that matter.

Avanos is committed to creating the next generation of innovative healthcare solutions which will address our most important healthcare needs, such as reducing the use of opioids while helping patients move from surgery to recovery.

Avanos delivers recognised brands (MIC*, MIC-KEY*, CORFLO*, NEOMED*) and reliable Digestive Health solutions that help improve patient outcomes and quality of life, particularly for patients in need of supplemental nutrition delivery through enteral feeding.


Based in the South West of France, Babybio is the first French brand to market an organic baby formula since 1996. All our Infant milk formulas and products are entirely produced in France.

Baxter Healthcare SA Switzerland

Every day, millions of patients, caregivers and providers around the world rely on Baxter’s leading portfolio of diagnostic, critical care, nutrition, kidney care, hospital and surgical products and solutions. For 90 years, we’ve been making an impact at the critical intersection where innovations that save and sustain lives meet the healthcare providers that make it happen. With products, therapies and digital health solutions available in more than 100 countries, Baxter’s employees worldwide are now building upon the company’s rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of transformative healthcare innovations.
We welcome Hillrom to Baxter, where we are uniting to advance patient care worldwide. We’re building on the strengths of two historically innovative and socially responsible companies that will better serve our patients, customers and communities.

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BioGaia Sweden

BioGaia is a Swedish world-leading probiotic company in the forefront of microbiome research with more than 30 years experience. BioGaia develop, market, and sell probiotic products with documented health benefits. BioGaia operates throughout the value chain, through global networks of leading, independent researchers and specialists, production experts and local distribution partners. BioGaia products are sold in more than 100 countries.
The products contain strains of the lactic acid bacterium Limosilactobacillus reuteri, formerly known as Lactobacillus reuteri. Based on clinical studies with BioGaia’s probiotic strains more than 200 articles have been published, proving them effective and safe in children and adults.

Biostime Institute of Nutrition & Care Switzerland

Biostime Institute for Nutrition and Care (BINC) is a non-for-profit organization committed to promoting research and developing comprehensive health solutions in the fields of infant and maternal nutrition and care.
BINC fosters international research and collaboration focusing on 5 areas of expertise: Microbiota, maternal health, nutrition and feeding, brain development and allergy.
BINC funds research and drives innovation in early life science.
It is part of the H&H Group, which aims to develop science-based products for the whole family across the lifespan.

BÜHLMANN Laboratories AG Switzerland

Calprotectin is the best marker for IBD diagnosis and therapy follow up in IBD and is useful to support quality of life of children through improved patient management. The easy to use IBDoc® home test that can also be embedded in patient support programmes is a modern element that helps empower children and their parents to manage disease. Another core element by BÜHLMANN to support paediatric patients is the Quantum Blue® rapid test for Infliximab and Adalimumab drug levels and their antibodies. This in combination with control over inflammatory status by calprotectin is the most comprehensive diagnostic solution available today.

Calpro A/S Norway

Calpro is a Norwegian company specialised in calprotectin tests and assays.
On ESPGHAN 2022, we present CalproSmart™ home test that measure calprotectin.
After 18 minutes the patient can see the level of inflammation in the bowel system.
The test gives children and adult certainty, if they worry about elevated level of calprotectin.

Chr. Hansen Denmark

Chr. Hansen is a global bioscience company that has brought probiotic solutions to life for almost 150 years.

With some of the world’s most studied and well documented probiotic strains, our in-house strain-to-solution production process ensures live, stable and safe bacteria with proven health benefits.
The recently developed Chr. Hansen 5 HMO Mix, containing the most researched HMOs, is bringing infant formula closer to breastmilk. Combined, HMOs and probiotics have strong functional synergies.
This year at ESPGHAN, Chr. Hansen dives into infant microbiome science, and will focus on the latest research insights generated across HMOs and probiotics.

Clinical Microbiomics Denmark

Clinical Microbiomics is a specialized microbiome research organisation providing scientific expertise worldwide. To support your product clinical development, we generate microbiome data of highest quality in our ISO17025 certified laboratory and with capabilities to comply to GCP standards for phase 1, 2 and 3 clinical trials. We use innovative analysis tools and concentrated scientific expertise ranging from microbial maturity in infants and treatment-response prediction using AI technologies to metabolomics generation and integration and engraftment analysis enabling clonal-level tracking of microbial therapeutics.


COSMED is a leader in Metabolic, Cardio Pulmonary and Body Composition testing solutions for over 40 years.  Attendees will be able to find our latest products within these categories including the acclaimed Q-NRG metabolic monitor for indirect calorimetry  , PEA POD the gold standard infant body composition system ideal for Research and Clinical applications and BOD POD GS-X the gold standard for Body Composition in adults and children.

CTRS France

Laboratoires CTRS was founded in 2002 to develop, register and market innovative therapies targeted at orphan diseases. Within its portfolio, the company commercialises a therapy for two ultra-rare bile acid synthesis defects. CTRS is fully committed to bring new treatments and satisfy unmet medical needs for extremely small patient population with a special focus on liver disorders. It partners with the healthcare community aiming to improve patients’ standard of care. CTRS has been awarded the prestigious 2014 Prix Galien France and 2016 Prix Galien International for its product Orphacol® (cholic acid). The Netherlands develops and commercializes DEKAs. DEKAs fat-soluble vitamins are based on a clinically tested delivery technology that enhances their absorption. DEKAs Essential and DEKAs Aqua-E are for patients with Cholestatic Liver Disease. DEKAs Bariatric is given after Bariatric Surgery. DEKAs Plus are all-in-one multivitamin and mineral supplements for patients with Cystic Fibrosis. DEKAs is made in the USA by Callion Pharma ( DEKAs is widely available in the Americas and Europe. DEKAs is a Food for Special Medical Purposes and must be taken under medical supervision. Contact us via


Dicofarm is a nutraceutical and pharmaceutical group based in Italy. The group was founded in 1977 and since then has established a strong experience in developing of high quality products. Our daily obligation is to realize products and solutions capable of improving people’s quality of life. Our portfolio embodies our profound commitment to innovation and include OTX medications, Food Supplements and Medical Devices in key therapeutic areas that cover many Pediatric fields such as Neonatology and Gastroenterology.

DSM Switzerland

Royal DSM is a global, purpose-led company in Health, Nutrition & Bioscience, applying science to improve the health of people, animals and the planet. DSM’s purpose is to create brighter lives for all. DSM’s products and solutions address some of the world’s biggest challenges while simultaneously creating economic, environmental and societal value for all its stakeholders – customers, employees, shareholders, and society at large. The company was founded in 1902 and is listed on Euronext Amsterdam.

Else Nutrition Israel

Else Nutrition GH Ltd. is an Israel-based food and nutrition company focused on developing innovative, clean, plant-based nutritional products for infants, children, and adults. Its revolutionary, plant-based, non-soy, toddler formula is a clean, minimally processed ingredient alternative to dairy-based formula. The holding company, Else Nutrition Holdings Inc., is a publicly traded company, listed as TSX Venture Exchange under the trading symbol BABY and is quoted on the US OTC Markets QX board under the trading symbol BABYF and on the Frankfurt Exchange under the symbol 0YL. Else's Executives include health care professionals and leaders from leading infant nutrition companies.

Eurospital Italy

Eurospital focuses its activities in specific sectors such as in vitro diagnosis of autoimmune disorders, coeliac disease, IBD, as well as detection of genetic predisposition to develop coeliac disease, type 1 diabetes and lactose intolerance.
Actively present worldwide, Eurospital aim is to provide paediatricians, gastroenterologists and laboratory immunologists with highly innovative products for different technologies such as ELISA, turbidimetric, lateral flow and RT-qPCR for antibodies detection, calprotectin determination, coeliacs definition and genetic predisposition determination.

FrieslandCampina Ingredients The Netherlands

FrieslandCampina Ingredients is powered by 2.400 passionate specialists who are focused on enabling health and wellbeing through the foods, drinks and businesses that nourish the world, now and for generations to come. With its specialised, international market segments Early Life Nutrition, Adult Nutrition and Pharma, FrieslandCampina Ingredients is leading in the food sector as an innovation partner in healthy and functional ingredients and solutions. FrieslandCampina Ingredients operates globally with regional sales offices in the Netherlands, the United States, Singapore, China and Brazil. It reported combined sales of €1.28 billion in 2021. For additional information, please visit:

H&H Research Switzerland

H&H Research powers innovation within the H&H Group and its portfolio of brands.
H&H Research drives new product development and technology, focusing on the science and innovation of ingredients, formulations, formats, and packaging, while ensuring regulatory compliance and quality assurance.
This enables the Group to consistently deliver new and exciting premium, evidence-based products to human and pet consumers across the entire lifecycle.

HiPP Germany

HiPP is Germany’s leading manufacturer of baby food with a strong focus on organic premium quality. It offers infant, follow-on and growing-up formula, a huge range of complementary feeding, a product range for pregnant and breastfeeding women and also provides baby care cosmetics. The company is a family-run business which was founded in 1932 and is based in Pfaffenhofen, Bavaria, Germany. HiPP products are exported to more than 60 countries worldwide.

Immundiagnostik AG Germany

Immundiagnostik is an internationally active diagnostics company that develops
and produces innovative immunoassays and other analytical methods for clinical
routine and life science research as well as antibodies and antigens.

ImperialOel Germany

Founded 1920 in Hamburg, ImperialOel is a supplier of natural specialty ingredients for the food, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industry. One focus area of ImperialOel’s infant nutrition division is LC-PUFAS which are offered as straight and microencapsulated oils, from both fish and algal sources. Delivering perfect organoleptic properties and excellent oxidative stability, our DHA and ARA ingredients are the first choice for infant and follow-on formulas as well as for cereals, purees and various other complementary foods. We offer support on formulation, manufacturing process, nutritional science, and regulatory issues, providing a one-stop solution for your LC-PUFA needs.

Mead Johnson USA

The Mead Johnson Pediatric Nutrition Institute—part of Reckitt—relentlessly pursues a healthier world by working closely with global experts to advance nutrition science and share it with Healthcare Professionals who can use it to make a real difference for their patients. With our global network of research and development scientists, research laboratories and facilities that put us at the forefront of pediatric nutrition science, we continue to build upon decades of innovation and collaboration to positively impact the future. MJPNI puts Reckitt’s purpose to protect, heal and nurture into practice through shared success with our partners.

Micrel Medical Devices Greece

Micrel Medical Devices has been focused since 1980 on improving patient freedom without clinical compromise. Our devices are widely used for Parenteral Nutrition delivery in both hospital and home and are designed for both pediatric and adult patients.
Micrel works closely with patient associations, physicians, and nurses to better understand the specific needs of this therapy area and develop solutions to improve patient care. Aside from the infusion pump, administration set range and carrying options for HPN, we also offer a Connected Health solution MICRELCARE, enabling the status of the infusion at home to be remotely monitored by healthcare and homecare professionals.

Mirum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. USA

Mirum Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to transforming the treatment of rare liver diseases affecting children and adults. Mirum’s late-stage pipeline includes two IBAT inhibitors which are being investigated in a number of cholestatic liver diseases for which there are limited or no treatment options. Mirum’s development program includes Alagille syndrome, progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis, biliary atresia, primary sclerosing cholangitis, intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy, and primary biliary cholangitis.

Nestlé Switzerland

Nestlé has the ability to deliver and scale meaningful innovations that meet changing consumer tastes, respond to the growing interest worldwide in nutritional health solutions and contribute to sustainability. As a global leader in the science of nutrition, we nourish those who need extra care, fill nutrition gaps and provide innovative products for a healthier future, enabling customers and patients to live their healthiest lives.
The Nestlé Nutrition Institute (NNI), as a non for profit association in Switzerland, shares leading science based information and education with practicing health professionals in all parts of the world. NNI is committed to foster the highest levels of discussion within scientific community and build nutrition knowledge globally. All NNI exclusive resources are available at

Noventure Spain

Noventure is a Spanish company operating out of Barcelona, dedicated to licensing polymer-based medical devices and specialized food supplements. Some polymers have an affinity for the mucus layer in different anatomical areas, leading to the restoration of the barrier function of the mucous membranes. Noventure has developed ad hoc formulations to treat several disorders with an innovative approach that holds an international patent of use.  All Noventure medical devices are supported by solid scientific evidence published in reputable journals. Noventure provides, through its commercial partners, benefits for patients and consumers in the following therapeutic areas: Pediatrics, Gastroenterology, Urology, Gynecology, and Dermatology.

Nu-Mega Ingredients Limited Australia

Nu-Mega Ingredients is a fully-owned subsidiary of Clover Corporation, the company’s strategic focus is to deliver science-based bioactives which provide health benefits to adults, infants and children.
Nu-Mega Ingredients’ expansive association with Omega-3 clinical research and ingredient innovation has made Nu-Mega a leading global supplier of microencapsulated Omega-3 and Omega-6 solutions.

Nu-Mega Ingredients’ solutions portfolio is designed to meet the established and highly regulated needs of infant nutrition and the fast evolving challenging requirements in sports nutrition, supplements and vegan market segments.

Nu-Mega, through its global network delivers the highest level of customer service and technical support to our customers.

Nutricia The Netherlands

Building on 125 years of research, innovation, and care, Nutricia pioneers early life and medical nutrition that helps enable life-changing and life-saving health outcomes, for people to live life to its fullest.
Nutricia supports healthy growth and development in early life and plays its part addressing some of the world’s biggest health challenges through a wide range of nutritional solutions, among others for food allergy & faltering growth.  
As part of Danone, Nutricia embraces the company’s One Planet. One Health, reflecting the interconnection between health of people and the planet, to be protect and nourished both.

Orphalan France

Founded in 2011, Orphalan is an international speciality pharma company with a mission to identify, develop and provide access to innovative treatments for patients with rare diseases, to improve their lives and make a meaningful difference.  Orphalan has already launched a product for Wilson’s disease across Europe using its own commercial organization and is building a global patient registry.  The name Orphalan is a fusion of the English and French words for orphan.  For more information about our company visit

QIAGEN GmbH Germany

Every day, QIAGEN serves 500,000 customers globally, all seeking insights from the building blocks of life – DNA and RNA. Delivering Sample to Insight solutions for molecular testing, we help scientists and clinicians to make breakthroughs in life sciences research, molecular diagnostics and drug development. In healthcare and academia, and for drug-discovery and forensic laboratories, our innovative solutions turn samples (DNA from blood, tissue, …) into insights (genetic clues for markers and medicines). Automated end-to-end solutions cover sample processing, assay development, bioinformatics software and knowledge bases for analysis. These seamless, cost-effective workflows improve disease detection and enable precision medicine, making improvements in life possible.

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Takeda Development Center Americas, Inc. USA

Takeda is a patient-focused, values-based, R&D-driven global biopharmaceutical company committed to bringing Better Health and a Brighter Future to people worldwide. Our passion and pursuit of potentially life-changing treatments for patients are deeply rooted in over 230 years of distinguished history in Japan.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Denmark

Thermo Fisher Scientific is the world leader in serving science. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.
Our complete blood test systems support the clinical diagnosis of allergy, asthma and autoimmune diseases.
With employees worldwide in the ImmunoDiagnostics business, we are a global leader in in-vitro allergy diagnostics and a European leader in autoimmunity diagnostics. The allergy and autoimmunity product lines operate on a common automated instrument platform, which supports both productivity and cost efficiencies in clinical laboratories around the world.

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vaneeghen The Netherlands

vaneeghen is a family-owned company with more than 350 years of experience in the production and distribution of food-related items. Over the years, we have evolved into a leading international distributor of innovative products, vitamins, plant extracts, minerals, and other nutrients. One of our goals is to continue supporting the Infant Nutrition industry with customized ingredients and know-how to help customers differentiate their products while also meeting the strictest industry requirements. Throughout our long history, crucial factors in our success have been our reliability, flexibility and extremely high level of service – and they remain so today.

Wisepress Medical Bookshop United Kingdom, Europe’s leading conference bookseller, has a complete range of books and journals relevant to the themes of the meeting. Books can be purchased at the stand or, if you would rather not carry them, posted to you – Wisepress will deliver worldwide. In addition to attending 200 conferences per year, Wisepress has a comprehensive medical and scientific bookshop online with great offers.

Wyeth Nutrition Switzerland

For over 100 years, Wyeth Nutrition has pioneered innovative nutrition science with premium-quality products that meet the needs of infants, young children and adults. Through clinical rigor, scientific research, world-class manufacturing and product safety standards, we deliver scientifically sound solutions that offer parents confidence to help nourish children and support healthy futures, when breastfeeding is not an option. By partnering with mothers, doctors and scientists, we continue to discover and learn what is needed to ensure the best advancement for the health and well-being of future generations.