Dr. Manfred Eggersdorfer

Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Groningen, Netherlands

Skills and Expertise: Nutrition, Biochemistry, Vitamins, Vitamin D, Nutrients, Vitamin D Deficiency, Vitamin E, Diet, Vitamin A


Manfred Eggersdorfer is Senior Vice President of DSM Nutritional Products and Head of Research and Development. DSM Nutritional Products is the world’s leading supplier of vitamins, carotenoids, and nutritional ingredients to the feed, food, pharmaceutical, and personal care industries. Prior to joining DSM, he worked for BASF, Ludwigshafen in various positions, including Head of Research and Development-Fine Chemicals.

Dr. Eggersdorfer studied chemistry at the Technical University, Munich, and was a post-doctoral student at Stanford University. He is a member of the Kuratorium of the Fraunhofer‐Gesellschaft and the author of numerous publications on vitamins, innovation in nutritional ingredients, and renewable resources.

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