The focus of the Bio-Competence Centre of Healthy Dairy Products (BioCC) is to enhance competitiveness and profitability of the production of healthy added-value milk and dairy products, through innovative solutions and encompassing the whole chain (feed industry, cattle breeding and nutrition, food technology, human nutrition and medicine).
There’s a great opportunity in food industry to find R&D; based solutions for the prevention of health problems through development of health-sustaining and health supporting food. BioCC has the expertise to perform R&D; in the areas from breeding, feeding, raising livestock, elaborating of creation ideology for health-supporting products to clinical trials to investigate the wholesomeness of food products and provide scientific substantiation of health claims.
The uniqueness of the BioCC lies in synergy of uniting the expertise of the entire chain starting from feed industry and cattle breeding up to making healthy products clinical trials. In the BioCC the principle “from farm to fork” is fully in force.
BioCC is working together with milk producers, dairy processers and with two leading Estonian universities in the fields of feed industry, cattle breeding and nutrition, dairy technology, human nutrition and medicine.
The Estonian Accreditation Centre has confirmed that Bio-Competence Centre of Healthy Dairy Products conforms to the requirements of EN ISO/IEC 17025:2005 as testing laboratory in the field of food and feeding stuffs microbiological analyses and blood immunoassays.