Dr Maurits Burgering

Agri-Food Lead

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Maurits Burgering (Dr.) born 1965, is currently business development manager at TNO in Zeist (NL) for theme Healthy Living- innovation area Food & Nutrition. Furthermore, he acts as a senior consultant “Functional Ingredients” and he is responsible for the national ‘Top Sector Agri-Food’ : Theme - 1 ‘Valorization of green resources’. 

Finally he is TNO’s representative in the PCC, the protein Competence Center a joint initiative of WageningenUR Food & Bio-based Research, TNO, NIZO food research, RUG and industry (www.pccresearch.nl/) In these roles he is responsible for setting up  the research portfolios for TNO. These portfolios involve not only direct contract research for the (food))industry but also co-development project where TNO invests together with industry on strategic subjects as well as governmental funded knowledge projects. Maurits is also sr. account manager for FrieslandCampina, DSM and Avebe for the TNO organization. TNO is a leading contract research organization in Europe solving technological issues for industry and public organizations by its focus areas Healthy Living, Industrial Innovation, Defence, Safety & Security, Energy and Urbanization.