dr.ing. T (Teun) Veldkamp

dr.ing. T (Teun) Veldkamp

Senior onderzoeker diervoeding / Insecten als diervoeding

Teun Veldkamp is senior researcher animal nutrition / insects as feed, food and non-food in the Animal Nutrition department of Wageningen Livestock Research. Dr. Veldkamp joined Wageningen UR Livestock Research in 1989. In 2002 he received his Ph.D. on the thesis Heat stress and diet utilization in male turkeys The role of dietary energy and amino acids. Now he is working on poultry nutrition research in broilers, laying hens, broiler breeders and turkeys. Main research topics in poultry nutrition are feed evaluation, amino acid requirements, feed additives: efficacy and tolerance trials for registration purposes and since 2012 Dr. Veldkamp is involved in many projects related to insects as feed, food and non-food. Dr. Veldkamp is coordinator of the H2020 project SUSINCHAIN (Sustainable Insect Chain). This project with a consortium of 35 partners started on 1 October 2019 and will last until 30 September 2023. Since 2016 Dr. Veldkamp is president of the Study Commission Insects of the European Federation of Animal Science and he is member of the editorial board of the Journal of Insects as Food and Feed.