Commercial Partners

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2022 Commercial Partners


Agroknow is a food safety intelligence company with expertise in food risk predictions. We enable food safety professionals to predict emerging food risks and external supply chain threats and help them choose the right mitigation and preventive measures. FOODAKAI, our cloud-based risk intelligence platform helps food safety, quality and supplier assurance teams (FS/QA/SQA) in monitoring, assessing, and preventing risks across their complete supply chain.

As global leaders in the application of AI & predictive analytics for emerging food risk identification, we have been working with prestigious international food companies and world-class academic institutions. We’re a trusted and reliable partner with authority in our field of expertise.


A world leader in food microbiology testing, bioMérieux is present in 45 countries and serves more than 160 countries through a large network of distributors.  bioMérieux provides diagnostic solutions (systems, reagents, software and services) dedicated to food industries in order to protect consumer health. These solutions detect food disease agents and responsible organisms for contamination at all steps of the manufacturing process as well as within the manufacturing environment. bioMérieux’s automated solutions and services answer laboratories’ challenges and help maximize their operational efficiency


Biometic is founded in 2012 with the idea of employing digital image processing and proprietary X-ray technology in the food industry.

As the food spin-off of the Italian company Microtec, the global market leader in measuring systems and development of automated processes for the wood industry, Biometic has benefited from Microtec's 40 years long experience and know-how in innovative high-speed in-line product scanning and process optimization.

Biometic offers customized solutions made with cutting-edge technologies that involve in-line computed tomography and artificial intelligence. Using these technologies, the company has developed solutions to problems in the food industry that would otherwise be difficult to solve. One of these is Mito, the first and only inline 3D X-ray inspection solution that enables real-time control of each product and optimization of the whole production and process stream.

By integrating computed tomography and the latest image processing algorithms, Biometic is helping food companies guarantee consumer safety and assure a constant quality of the products they distribute as well as the efficiency of their production lines.


With Bruker’s innovative technologies we serve the needs of our customers with instruments and assays that meet the demand of food and industrial microbiologists.

The MALDI Biotyper®, validated and certified according to the AOAC Official Method of Analysis program and to the new ISO 16140-part 6 standard by MicroVal, offers a reliable "one system - one workflow" solution for microbiology of the food chain, in terms of safety and quality. The IR Biotyper® for strain typing enables fast quality control of technological strains and tracking of microbial contaminants.


We believe the world should be supplied quality food that is both safe and sustainable. We support the industry with challenges including food safety, food security, sustainability, energy, water, business risk and corporate social responsibility issues across the entire food and beverage supply chain. We provide this support with our expertise in auditing, certification, training, assessment and supply chain solutions, providing assurance against ISO and Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) recognized standards. We help assure your customers confidence and trust, and enable you to manage the risks and opportunities associated with your products, processes, people and respective supply chains.


Christeyns is a prominent B2B player active in the international chemicals and detergents market. The company was established in 1946 in Ghent, where its headquarters are still located. With its extensive product range, Christeyns serves customers in the industrial, laundry, lodging, food retail, food processing and health care sectors. Partly thanks to its sustained focus on service and partnership, the company developed into a leading group, with offices in over 30 countries. In total, Christeyns employs more than 900 people worldwide. Over the past decade, the turnover has increased by an average of 17 percent annually, reaching a consolidated total of 320 million Euros.


NewLab, established in 2012, is one of the newest Copan business units, with the mission to provide technologically advanced automated solutions for industrial microbiology. The NewLab innovative approach enables companies and laboratories to benefit from an efficient sample processing that guarantees solid quality performance.

Specifically designed in compliance with ISO standards for microbiological quality control in food, cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries, Cyclone™ is our automated walk-away system which increases results accuracy and reproducibility while decreasing time and operational costs. PharmaLab™, our new platform capable of digital plate incubation and reading for environmental monitoring, offers reliable results though any audit trail.

We possess the broad-minded professionalism common to all the branches of Copan’s group, to deal with new requests and to tailor our products to your specific needs in today’s fast-paced technological scene. Considered as a strategic  technological partner, Copan NewLab supports any of your complex projects.


Food Safety and Sustainability. Better together.

At LRQA, we combine deep food sector expertise with market-leading technology to deliver services that reduce risk and bring you value throughout the supply chain, helping to support your assurance journey for a safer, more secure, more sustainable future.

About LRQA

By bringing together unrivalled expertise in certification, brand assurance, food safety, cybersecurity, inspection and training, we’ve become a leading global assurance provider.

We’re proud of our heritage, but it’s who we are today that really matters, because that’s what shapes how we partner with our clients tomorrow. By combining strong values, decades of experience in risk management and mitigation and a keen focus on the future, we’re here to support our clients as they build safer, more secure, more sustainable businesses.

From independent auditing, certification and training; to technical advisory services; to real-time assurance technology; to data-driven supply chain transformation, our innovative end-to-end solutions help our clients negotiate a rapidly changing risk landscape – making sure they’re shaping their own future, rather than letting it shape them.

Nemis Technologies

NEMIS Technologies’ vision is to minimize microbiological risks. Therefore, we aspire to create a safe value chain by making diagnostics available and affordable to everyone in various applications, like the fields of food safety, clinical diagnostics, water safety, and animal health.


Novolyze empowers food and beverage companies to enhance food safety and quality performance through digitalization. The company was created with the ambition to invent a novel way to envision food safety and quality, which relies less on finished product testing and leads to superior positive impacts in environmental sustainability, yield, and production.

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Realco is a Belgian biotech, which pushes back the boundaries of traditional chemistry by developing, manufacturing and distributing enzyme-based hygiene solutions and processes. It has become the world leader in the field of enzymatic hygiene and decontamination, thereby opening the way to solutions that are increasingly effective, economic and ecological. Realco provides a unique and patented methodology to audit facilities, treat and prevent biofilms in order to help you control the hygiene of your installations.

Rockwell Automation

Rockwell Automation Inc. (NYSE: ROK), the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial automation and information, makes its customers more productive and the world more sustainable. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., Rockwell Automation employs approximately 22,000 people serving customers in more than 80 countries.

Safefood 360°

Safefood 360° is the food safety, quality and compliance management software for the forward thinking company. Designed by food safety experts, Safefood 360° offers a comprehensive suite of software solutions specifically designed to help food companies maintain compliance and drive oversight of operations.

With over 35 purpose-built modules, eliminate non-value added time and save resources by ensuring there is one environment for all compliance activity, data, and history that is easily searchable, retrievable and actionable.

The Food Safety Management Solution, created from the requirements of SQFI, BRCGS, ISO, FSSC, FSMA, the Safe Food for Canadians Act and other global standards to allow quality and technical managers to focus on their day-to-day tasks, includes modules for HAACP, PCP and Food Safety Plans as well as a PRP Centre.

The Supplier Quality Management Solution allows for complete global oversight so you can collaborate and communicate directly with all suppliers in one central hub. Signature features include: supplier audits, a supplier portal, supplier chain intelligence and a performance review.

Additionally, Safefood 360° offers RISK, our new standalone solution, which provides entry level, line-of-sight risk analysis using big data sources to gain a clear measure of risk in the supply chain, scan for potential risk trends, and provide valuable input into the development of local HACCP and PCP plans.

Safefood 360° - putting intelligence in your hands.


TraceGains is evolving CPG supply chain agility through an innovative networked ingredient marketplace. This modern-day business ecosystem connects people and companies with the vital information surrounding ingredients, finished goods, manufacturers, and packaging. Your current, relevant, and contextual information is published once, assigned permissions, and automatically delivered to users precisely when, where, and how needed. Information is secure and easily shared inside or outside the network with authorized partners, stakeholders or other connected operating systems.

For 15 years, TraceGains has been vital in helping global brands gain control over compliance, increase product development efficiencies, and effectively collaborate across all functional relationships in your supply chain. Nearly 20,000 companies strong, the world’s only networked ingredient marketplace delivers the future agility, resilience, and shared accountability needed to master the dynamics of the modern supply chain.

Unison Process Solutions

At Unison, we are experts in liquid processing. We manufacture and supply state-of-the-art systems specialising in pasteurizers, homogenizers, separators, heat exchangers, pumps, and valves. 

We also specialise in non-destructive heat exchanger integrity and holding time testing. Our patented HEIST™ and Pastest+™ systems are the most advanced integrity testing methods on the market. These solutions will allow your company to test key heat exchangers quickly and effectively, by utilising cutting-edge technology to reduce the risk of product contamination and costly recalls. 

 Our aim is simple: we want to reduce your downtime, and save on your costs, by offering innovative, cost-effective solutions to your everyday problems. We don’t rely on outdated integrity and holding tube testing methods. Unison empowers companies to take control, enabling automatic, quick and effective testing before going into production every day. 

 HEIST™ is setting a new standard for integrity testing and holding time verification.

Veeva Systems

Founded in 2007, Veeva NYSE (VEEV), is a global provider of cloud-based software solutions. We help quality, regulatory and commercial teams in the cosmetics, consumer goods, and chemical industries unify disconnected processes, documents and data. In doing so, we help our customers eliminate inefficiencies so they can bring innovative, high quality products to market faster without compromising compliance. Veeva is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, with offices throughout North America, Europe, Asia, and Latin America.