ITERG offers exclusive expertise and competences in the field of analytical testing, technology, lipid nutrition, green chemistry and fat and oil formulation.
Our experts provide a range of services and develop R&D programmes that meet the specific needs of industries using fats and oils as ingredients or additives.
ITERG works with the fats and oils industry but also with other industrial sectors using lipids : agri-food industry, green chemistry, cosmetics, pharmaceutical industry…
ITERG offers ad-hoc services requiring expert competences in the field of fats and oils, but can also carry-out more complex projects involving a wider array of competences through project management.
Examples of past work (roll mouse over images) :
• Characterization of the lipid content of virus solutions
• In-vivo bioavailability of molecules in formulations
• Digestibility of pharmaceutical formulas..
• Substitution of palm oil in formulations
• Analytical testing and expertise in the case of food alerts
• Detection of alteration products, contaminants
• Bioavailability of compounds of interest
• Carbon footprint..
• Synthesis of lipid by-products
• Formulation of biosourced materials (biopolymers, biosolvents..)
• Production of industrial pre-series..
■ Characterization of fatty acids and minor components
■ Formulation of mixed oils, margarines
■ Unit operations or complete refining
■ Life Cycle assessment
■ Frying council...
• Organic vegetable oil refining and deodorization
• Characterization of rare oils and formulations (fatty acids, constituents of biological interest)
• Oil aging process (oxidation)
• Soap, lipstick, cream, depilatory wax formulation..