Tuesday, 21 August 2018


Evonik University Research Program: Outlook Bangladesh

agrilife24.com: Evonik is one of the world's leading specialty chemicals companies and its Animal Nutrition Business Line is a global leader in amino acids and a reliable partner to the feed industry. Evonik Animal Nutrition produces five essential amino acids including DL-Methionine, L-Lysine, L-Threonine, L-Valine and L-Tryptophan for sustainable animal production.

As a reliable partner to the feed industry and being committed to sustainable animal production, Evonik Animal Nutrition promotes advanced/new concepts in animal nutrition. In this regard, Evonik Animal Nutrition invites research proposals related to Poultry/Swine/Aqua Nutrition with main focus on amino acid nutrition from Master’s and PhD students.

Research proposals should include a brief introduction to the topic, objectives, materials and methods, statistical analysis and a budget estimation. Research proposals will be reviewed by Evonik’s technical team and selected projects will then be funded by Evonik. Feeding trials should be completed according to the agreed time schedule along with the final report. After the completion of feeding trials respective students will be invited to Evonik office in Singapore to present their research findings to the panel of animal nutrition experts from industry, academia and Evonik. A week program will be arranged for the students including a Methionine Production Plant visit, an Evonik Analytical lab tour etc. and all the expenses during the visit shall be borne by Evonik Animal Nutrition.

finalists of the regional workshop from our 2015 University Program who also participated in Global workshop in Germany

Evonik’s University Program will be conducted across several universities from various countries in South East Asia, Oceania and Subcontinent. Evonik expects to receive 15-20 students from different universities for the final presentations in Singapore. Among these presentations, the best candidates will be selected for a trip to Germany in November 2016 which is also sponsored by Evonik Animal Nutrition.

This year Evonik sponsored 4 Bangladeshi students to support their research work in different field of Poultry & Aqua nutrition. Details are as follows-

Research Topics Species Students Name Supervisor Name University Name Country
Productive performance and economics of feeding high threonine diets to commercial broilers Broiler Mr. AnjanMajumder, MS Student Prof. Dr. S.D.Chowdhury

Bangladesh Agricultural University


Effects of Methionine and Threonine with different levels of dietary energy on performance of broilers under heat stress


Dr. Md. Ashique Iqbal, MS Student

Dr. Mohammad Yousuf Miah

Sylhet Agricultural University


Study on digestible Tyrptophan requirements in broilers production


Prof. Md. Akhtar-Uz-Zaman, PhD Student

Dr. Farid Ahashan Chittagong Veterinary and Animal Sciences University Bangladesh
Cost minimization and production enhancement of monosex tilapia, Oreochromisniloticus, raised in fiber glass tanks with DLMA supplement Aqua

Md. Shahidul Islam Bhuiyan, PhD Student

Prof. A K M NowsadAlam

Bangladesh Agricultural University



Evonik believe this program will provide great opportunities for competitive students to learn about future industry trends in animal nutrition, interact with industry leaders and to explore future professional careers.

Evonik officials visit to Bangladesh Agricultural University  2016

The entire program design, guided & coordinated by Dr. YuminBao PhD, Dr. Alexandros Samartzis PhD, Regional Technical Sales Manager, Asia South, Evonik (SEA) Pte. Ltd, Dr. Sanjit Kumar Chakraborty, Business Development Manager, Evonik Industries AG, Bangladesh.