About Us

Euro Fed Lipid is a federation of 13 scientific associations concerned with Lipids, Fats and Oils. The federation represents 2000 individuals and companies.

Its mission is the furthering of lipid science and technology and the cooperation and exchange of ideas between scientists and technologists at a European level.

The activities of Euro Fed Lipid include the organisation of international congresses at varying venues, the co-organisation of the fair "oils+fats" and the publishing of the "European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology".

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  • 18th Euro Fed Lipid Congress and Expo, 2021

    17 - 20 October 2021 Leipzig, Germany

  • 3rd International Symposium on Lipid Oxidation and Antioxidants, 2020

    November 23-24, 2020, Virtual Symposium

Board Members

  • Karin Schwarz


    Universität Kiel
    Institut für Humanernährung und Lebensmittelkunde
    Heinrich-Hecht-Platz 10, 24118 Kiel, Germany
    Phone: +49 431/ 880 5034
    Fax +49 431/ 880 5044


  • Karel Hrncirik


    Upfield R&D Center of Excellence
    Nassaukade 3, 3071 JL Rotterdam, The Netherlands


  • Calle Arewång


    Larodan AB
    Nobels väg 16, 17165 Solna, Sweden
    Phone: +46 706200362


  • Robert Wolff

    Board Member...

    SINTEF Fisheries and Aquaculture
    Process Technology
    Borgundvegen 340, 6009 Aalesund, Norway
    Mob: +47 994 49 579


  • Lanfranco Conte

    Board Member...

    Società Italiana per lo Studio delle Sostanze Grasse
    Phone: +39 339 8461840


  • Daniel J.E. Kalnin

    Board Member...

    rue des Babigeots, ZI METAIRIE
    17700 Surgeres, France
    Phone: +33/604498606


  • Vladimir Filip

    Board Member...

    VSCHT Praha
    Technická St. 5, 16628 Prague 6, Czech Republic
    Phone: +420/22/4353268
    Fax: +420/22/4353285


  • Magdalena Rudzinska

    Board Member...

    Poznan University of Life Sciences, Faculty of Food Science and Nutrition
    Wojska Polskiego 28, 60-637 Poznan, Poland
    Phone: +48/ 618487276


  • Frederic Carriere

    Board Member...

    Université d'Aix-Marseille
    Laboratoire de Lipolyse Enzymatique
    31 chemin Joseph Aiguier, 13402 Marseille Cedex 2, France
    Phone: +33/491/164134
    Fax: +33/491/715857


  • Kevin W. Smith

    Board Member...

    Fat Science Consulting Ltd.
    16 Arundel Drive, Bedford, Beds MK41 8HP UK
    Phone: +44/7787 225 146


  • Aziz Tekin

    Board Member...

    University of Ankara
    Dept of Food Engineering
    Irfan Bastug Street, 06110 Diskapi, Ankara, Turkey
    Phone: +90/312/596 14 35
    Fax: +90/312/317 87 11


  • Maria Tsimidou

    Board Member...

    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
    Department of Chemistry, Lab. Food Chemistry and Technology
    PO 135, 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
    Phone: +30/310/997796
    Fax: +30/310/997779


  • Pierre Villeneuve

    Board Member...

    CIRAD - UMR IATE 1208
    2, Place Pierre Viala - Bât 31
    34060 Montpellier cedex 1 France
    Phone: +33/4/99 61 20 29


  • Markus Dierker

    Board Member...

    BASF Personal Care and Nutrition GmbH
    40551 Düsseldorf, Germany
    Phone: +49/211/7940/5845


Association Members

There are two different ways to become a member of Euro Fed Lipid, either:

1. via membership in one of the associations listed below or,

2. by direct individual or corporate membership

Individual and corporate members of the following societies are considered full members of the European Federation:

  • Benelux Lipid Network

  • Czech Chemical Society

  • DGF e.V

  • AOCS - European Section

  • G.E.R.L.I.

  • Greek Lipid Forum

  • Hungarian Scientific Society for Food Industry

  • Nordic Lipidforum

  • Polish Food Technology Society - Oils and Fats Section

  • Società Italiana per lo Studio delle Sostanze Grasse 'SISSG'

  • Société Française pour l'Etude des Lipides

  • Society of Chemical Industry (SCI, Lipids Group)

  • Turkish Lipid Group


Membership fees:

  • Individual Members: 80 Euro/Year
  • Corporate Members: 350 Euro/Year
  • Retired / Students: 40 Euro/Year

To encourage the membership of scientists from countries with developing economies we offer special rates. Details are available on request (Sevim Saritas, saritas@eurofedlipid.org).

Benefits for Members

  • Members participate in a pan-european network
  • Reduced fees for subscriptions of the European Journal and for the DGF standard methods
  • Reduced fees for Euro Fed Lipid congresses
  • Member conditions for the annual Ringtest of Fat Analysis

To become a member

simply download the membership application form.

Please read the statutes of Euro Fed Lipid to find out more about your rights and duties as member.

Corporate Members

Additional benefit: all employees enjoy membership conditions while attending Euro Fed Lipid events.

Sevim Saritas
E-Mail: saritas@eurofedlipid.org
Tel: +49 69 6860 4846 (Mondays and Tuesdays only - otherwise per e-mail)
Euro Fed Lipid e.V., PO BOX 11 02 62, 60037 Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Mark your Calendars

  • 18th Euro Fed Lipid Congress and Expo, 2021

    17 - 20 October 2021 Leipzig, Germany

  • 3rd International Symposium on Lipid Oxidation and Antioxidants, 2020

    November 23-24, 2020, Virtual Symposium

  • Nordic LipidForum seminar 2020 - save the date!

    11 – 12 November 2020, Gothenburg, Sweden

    We are proud to announce that the seminar Lipids in a sustainable society – from raw materials to inclusion in our diet, will be held at the Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg, on the 2 - 3 September 2020! Save the dates!

    Some of the topics: The fat of the future, What is needed from sustainable refining and processing?, and, How will our nutritional lipid profile be changed in the future?

    More information and preliminary program will be announced at our website and through newsletters.

  • The 31th Nordic LipidForum Symposium 2021

    June 2021 in Ålesund, Norway