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".

New Feature: Your Individual Congress Planner


The May Update covers the following topics:

GOT -Editorial by Maria Tsimidou announcing a special issue of the European Journal dealing with Olive Oils and Table Olives of protected Designation of Origin (PDO)/ protected Geographical Indication (PGI).

-16th Euro Fed Lipid Congress: Register now to get access to your individual congress planner! We try to place more exhibitor tables in the expo hall to serve the high demand.

- Game of Thrones: The HBO series is filmed mainly in Belfast and Northern Ireland. If you have ever wondered how Westeros may look in reality there are many guided tours available to the most exiting filming locations and the studios.

-EJLST Highlights: Obesity and Male Infertility, Solid Fat Content Determination of Dispersed Lipids by Time-Domain NMR, Optimization of Novel Oil Extraction Technique

- Lipid Oxidation and Antioxidants: 4-6 June 2018, Graz, Austria. Early bird deadline is 11 May!

- GERLI 14th Lipidomics Meeting: 30 September - 3 October 2018, St Maximin la Sainte-Baume, France

- Congress Calendar next 12 months

New Co-Chair Microbial Lipids


Bütikofer The Euro Fed Lipid Board has appointed Peter Bütikofer, University of Bern, Switzerland, as Co-Chair of the Division "Microbial Lipids".

He is the successor of Günther Daum, who retreated after his retirement.

The second Co-Chair of the division remains Angela Corcelli (University of Bari, Italy)

2nd International Symposium on Lipid Oxidation and Antioxidants

4-6 June 2018, Graz, Austria

Dear colleagues,

We are delighted to be hosting the 2nd International Symposium on Lipid Oxidation and Antioxidants organized by Euro Fed Lipid, which will be held in Graz, Austria, from 4-6 June 2018. The symposium will be held at the Karl-Franz University of Graz, which was founded in 1585 and is the second oldest University in Austria. Graz has a long tradition as seat of universities: its six universities have more than 44,000 students.

This meeting will be a great opportunity to discuss theoretical aspects of lipid oxidation as well as state-of-the-art knowledge and applications in lipid oxidation prevention. Discussions will take place on scientific and technological developments in lipid oxidation and antioxidants in six sessions
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