ICOBM 2014 Report
The inaugural ICOBM was organized by Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia on 27-29 May 2014 in Parkroyal Hotel, Penang, Malaysia. The event has attracted 222 repute scientists, researchers, academicians, industrial professionals and postgraduate students from 24 countries.
ICOBM-2014 emphasized on six (6) major tracks that covered the most important aspects of beneficial microorganisms, namely Food Science and Technology, Nutrition and Nutraceutical, Omics and Molecular Technologies, Medical and Health Applications, Agri- and Aquaculture, and Industrial Perspectives.
This event was also greatly supported by both national and international industrial partners, which, without their continuous support, ICOBM 2014 would not have been a success. The national partners of ICOBM 2014 were B-Crobes Laboratory Sdn. Bhd., Bioflow Lifescience Sdn. Bhd., Sartorius Malaysia Sdn. Bhd., Yakult (M) Sdn. Bhd., Fisher Scientific (M) Sdn. Bhd., Team Medical & Scientific (M) Sdn. Bhd., Chemopharm Sdn. Bhd., Nanogene Solutions Sdn. Bhd., and the Young Scientists Network - Academy of Sciences Malaysia. The international partners of ICOBM-2014 were Morinaga Milk Industry Co. Ltd. (Japan), Northeast Pharmaceutical Group Co. Ltd. (China), ProBionic Corp. (Korea), International Committee on Food Microbiology & Hygiene, Asian Probiotics & Prebiotics Corp. (China), and Want Want Group (China).
Detailed reports are available for the following matters:
- Distinguished Speakers
- Young Scientists Awards
- Conference Dinner, Tour for Participants, Press Coverage of the Event