Sponsors

Avanti Polar Lipids, Inc. 

Since 1967 Avanti Polar Lipids has served the lipid community with the highest purity manufacturing, specialty products and lipid analysis.

Avanti’s eight Divisions are concentrated in one central USA location:

Research Products-Highest Purity Lipid Reagents

cGMP Manufacturing- API & Contract Manufacturing

Adjuvants-Vaccine Development

Analytical Services-Lipid Analysis 

Lipidomics-MS Standards, Antibodies & Lipid Toolbox

Formulations-Liposomes & Nanoparticles

Equipment- Liposome Production Tools

Custom Services-Synthesis & Beyond

Avanti’s clients include Pharmaceutical Industries, Nutraceutical Industries and Lipid Researchers.

European Biophysical Societies' Association (EBSA)

The European Biophysical Societies' Association (EBSA) is a non-profit organisation, with the objectives "to advance and disseminate knowledge of the principles, recent developments and applications of biophysics, and to foster the exchange of scientific information among European biophysicists and biophysicists in general". It is composed of the Biophysical Societies of European countries, and its purpose is to promote Biophysics in Europe.

Benecol® - proven to lower cholesterol

Raisio Group is an expert in plant-based nutrition with strong international and local food brands. Raisio’s vision is to be a forerunner in ecological and healthy snacks, and an active developer of a sustainable food chain. Benecol® is the expert brand in cholesterol lowering and a pioneer in the cholesterol-lowering functional food category. Raisio Group produces plant stanol ester, the unique cholesterol-lowering ingredient in Benecol foods and food supplements, and markets Benecol products in its home markets. Raisio also sells plant stanol ester and licenses the Benecol brand to a global partner company network. Benecol products are sold in some 30 countries worldwide. Over 70 published clinical studies support the use of plant stanol ester as an effective, easy and safe dietary tool to lower LDL-cholesterol. The cholesterol-lowering effect of plant stanol ester is additive to those of a healthy diet and statin medication.

Larodan AB

Larodan makes a comprehensive range of research grade lipids for use as analytical standards with customers all over the world. Our products include all sorts of lipids, from simple fatty acids and methyl esters to complex acylglycerols, sphingolipids and phospholipids. We also provide Speciality Research Chemicals to the Nordic market, in collaboration with other international research chemicals companies. Our facilities are located at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden.

Elsevier - Chemistry and Physics of Lipids

Elsevier is a global information analytics business that helps institutions and professionals progress science, advance healthcare and improve performance for the benefit of humanity. Elsevier provides digital solutions and tools in the areas of strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, and professional education; including ScienceDirect, Scopus, SciVal, ClinicalKey and Sherpath. Elsevier publishes over 2,500 digitized journals, including The Lancet and Cell, more than 35,000 e-book titles and many iconic reference works, including Gray’s Anatomy. Elsevier is part of RELX Group, a global provider of information and analytics for professionals and business customers across industries.

BBA Molecular and Cell Biology of Lipids (Elsevier)

BBA Molecular and Cell Biology of Lipids publishes papers on original research dealing with novel aspects of molecular genetics related to the lipidome, the biosynthesis of lipids, the role of lipids in cells and whole organisms, the regulation of lipid metabolism and function, and lipidomics in all organisms. For more information, please visit https://www.journals.elsevier.com/bba-molecular-and-cell-biology-of-lipids.

Waters Corporation

Waters Corporation creates business advantages for laboratory-dependent organizations by delivering practical and sustainable scientific innovation to enable significant advancement in healthcare delivery, environmental management, food safety, and water quality. Waters Corporation products are used by pharmaceutical, life science, biochemical, industrial, academic and government organizations working in research and development, quality assurance and other laboratory applications. Waters UPLC, HPLC and MS instruments and consumables are used in a broad range of industries to measure the chemical, physical and biological composition of materials.

The Journal of Lipid Research

The Journal of Lipid Research (JLR) focuses on the science of lipids in health and disease with emphasis on novel aspects of: 

  • Regulation and understanding of lipid function and metabolism
  • Genetic regulation of lipid metabolism
  • Clinical, nutritional, or biochemical impact

Integrative Life Science Doctoral Program, University of Helsinki

Zora Biosciences

Zora Biosciences is a diagnostics company. Zora identifies markers of disease and develop them into robust high-throughput, value-added clinical methods. Zora’s research and development is based on lipids and mass spectrometry. Zora’s flagship product is CERT - Coronary Event and Diabetes Risk Marker. The test measures the risk of a severe heart attack more accurately than commonly used cholesterol tests. The test measures also the risk of getting type 2 diabetes. The CERT test is in use at Mayo Clinic and widely in Finland. Read more: www.zora.fi and hertta.fi