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Bjorn Vergauwen, PhD

Principal Scientist at Rousselot BV


Dr. Bjorn Vergauwen is Principal Scientist at Rousselot. He currently coordinates R&D projects aiming at unlocking the unmet potential of gelatin and other animal derived products. His main expertise relates to the biophysical and biochemical principles underpinning gelatin’s behavior in food and pharma applications and to its use in pharmaceutical dosage forms.Dr. Vergauwen has a PhD in biochemistry from Ghent University, Belgium. Before joining Rousselot in 2014, he had several missions as Post-Doctoral Researcher at Ghent University where he conducted research in enzymology and structural biology for 17 years.

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