Hylobates Consulting S.r.l. (It)
Dr Luca Bucchini
Hylobates Consulting is an SME specializing in risk analysis and regulatory consulting in the food sector. Since 2003, it has steadily grown in the Italian and European market. Hylobates is a research-based company, with nine employees, of which several are scientists. The company delivers consulting services based on knowledge and skills acquired in research projects. Hylobates Consulting has been a partner in two FP6 EC research projects, HiWate, where they have worked one exposure modeling for risk-benefit analysis for chlorine by-products in water, and in EURRECA, a network of excellence, where they have worked on risks and benefits of micronutrients. In PlantLIBRA (Plant Food Supplements: levels of intake, benefit and risk assessment), an FP7 collaborative project, they are contributing to management and playing a leading role in developing and validating models for risk-benefit assessments of botanicals. They are also a partner of FoodrisC(FP7), in which they contribute to mapping out the networks and information sources for food risk and benefit communication to consumers.