Prof. Dr. Peter Raspor

Prof. Dr. Peter Raspor, Dr.h.c.mult., Uni. dipl. eng. VICE DEAN for Research and International Cooperation University of Primorska, Faculty of Health Sciences Head of the INSTITUTE FOR FOOD, NUTRITION and HEALTH 

Polje 42 SI – 6310 Izola SLOVENIA 


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Peter Raspor, doctor of biotechnological sciences, professor of industrial microbiology and biotechnology,. He started as a baker and later he finished his education and graduated in food science, followed at biochemical engineering to enter biotechnology field.

 He established Chair of Biotechnology, Undergraduate and graduate study of biotechnology and contributed to EuroleagueMsc “Safety in the Food Chain” and University of Vienna Nutrition studies progrmme.

Currently he is the head of Institute for food and health at University of Primorska and Vice Dean at Faculty of health sciences. He had executive functions in COST, EFFoST, FEMS, SMS…

 He published 170 top scientific publications, more than 50 book chapters and edited more than dozen books and organized more than 60 national and international meetings of large importance for food, microbiology and biotechnology.

For his contribution to science and education he received dozens of awards and was awarded with three DoctoremHonorisCausa recognitions.

Professionally he is also involved as auditor for ISO 9000 standards and ISO 22000 in terms of HACCP and food safety management issues for more than 20 years in food and pharmaceutical sector.