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Alltech Sponsor Student Attendance at International Congress on Animal Reproduction

[Dublin, IRELAND] - Global animal health and nutrition company, Alltech, will both sponsor and exhibit at ICAR 2008: 16th International Congress on Animal Production, taking place in Budapest from 13-17 July 2008.

In addition to overall event sponsorship, Alltech will provide financial assistance to support the attendance of three PhD students or early career researchers at the event. The 2008 Alltech Biotechnology grant recipients are:

  • Ian Martin (Brazil)
  • Armin Towhidi (Iran)
  • Malgorzata Klimowicz (Poland)

Congratulating the winners, Marc Larousse, vice president for Alltech Europe, said, "These travel grants offer exciting learning experiences to the recipients. At Alltech we are committed to the development and promotion of talent among today's young scholars from around the world."

Alltech will also sponsor the "trace minerals and reproduction" poster session which takes place during the course of the conference. A recognised innovator in trace mineral nutrition, Alltech's Bioplex? range of organic trace minerals have been proven to meet the higher nutrient needs of modern livestock for rapid growth, maximum reproductive efficiency and animal health.

Alltech's exhibition booth will provide details of the company's naturally produced products as well as information on the latest technologies and practices in operation at the company's production facilities around the globe.

Alltech's mission is to improve animal health and performance by adding nutritional value to animal feed and, through this, enhance the performance of the animal and increase animal production. Since it was founded 28 years ago, the company has developed a strong regional presence throughout the world with 1,900 employees and a presence in 113 countries. For more information, visit

Alltech is the proud sponsor of the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games 2010(TM) to be held in Kentucky, USA.