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Bart van der Burg

Director of Innovation, BioDetection Systems (BDS) BV, Amsterdam

Activities performed at BDS: To protect the safety and the quality of our food, health and environment by offering innovative, sensitive and efficient in vitro test methods - that is what BioDetection Systems stands for.

To this end, BDS develops tests that quantify biological effects of the compounds and mixtures we are confronted with in our everyday life. In combination with the chemical analytical, and DNA-based techniques, BDS CALUX® bioassays enable a wide range of applications, such as compliance testing, safety assessments, and biological effect profiling.

News

News

Food safety for infants

  • 08 December 2020
  • Aside from breast milk that is recommended as the gold standard at WHO level, infant formulas and ba...

Pediatric News

  • 20 July 2020
  • In 2020, the EPA-UNEPSA working group on nutrition has joined forces with a consortium of European r...

Furan in food – EFSA confirms health concerns

  • 12 May 2020
  • Consumer exposure to furan and methylfurans in food could lead to possible long-term liver damage. T...

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 861917