The Probiota Asia programme provides an opportunity for business and academia to come together to discuss the challenges and opportunities of today’s evolving marketplace, finding new ways to translate scientific discoveries into pioneering products that today’s consumers want to buy.

Designed to allow you to travel in and out within the 3 days, our programme combines educational presentations with extensive networking opportunities designed to stimulate conversations between business and academia, scientists and product developers.

We’re working on the programme for Probiota Asia 2020, so keep an eye out for more information. Click the button below to hear exclusive news and event updates.


Here’s what happened at Probiota Asia 2019 in Singapore:

Programme overview

22 October 2019

Arrive in Singapore in time for registration at 18.00

Meet and mingle with fellow delegates and sponsors in our welcome reception.

The opening evening will feature an informal presentation and interview with the NutraIngredients-Asia Editorial team, watch this space for more information

23 October 2019

Day 2 opens with insights in to current consumer trends in FMCG relating to pre and probiotics from Tom Paton of Australian brand Keep it Cleaner and Ewa Hudson of Lumina Intelligence.

We then take a closer look at the latest opportunities and regulatory challenges for pre and probiotic developers in 2 big markets – China and Japan.

After the morning sessions take a break to meet your fellow delegates with our speed networking session and then join our roundtable lunch discussions to share insights on a topic of interest to you. The roundtable lunch discussions are first come first served.

After lunch we start with an update on the latest opportunities for microbiome modulators from Lux Research and Dr Ranjan of Kibow Biotech.  Before taking a deep dive in to some of the latest emerging science relating to the microbiome and its modulators – from obesity and prenatal health to the effect on sleep.

This day closes with the annual Probiota Asia evening reception. Kick back and relax after an informative day whilst getting to know your fellow delegates.

24 October 2019

Day three starts with insights in to the differences in individual microbiomes, looking at the example of Indian gut microbiomes, and explores how bacterial profiling can support individual gut health.

As the programme comes to a close we will hear an update on the evolution of FMT and look at how AI is being used to develop personalised probiotic health solutions.

The programme will finish with a sum up discussion of the events key themes and a discussion on where next for the industry?

Once the programme has come to an end cement new links in your network, discuss the insights you’ve learned from the program and create lasting connections at our informal networking lunch before the event closes at 14.30.

Please note: All session content and timings are not final and are subject to change