Raffaele Guelpa


Raffaele Guelpa Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter

  • Contact hours Tuesday
  • Address Berner Fachhochschule
    School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences HAFL
    Fachbereich Food Science & Management
    Länggasse 85
    3052 Zollikofen


  • Teaching: Implementation of the practical part of courses

  • Research: Participation in ongoing research projects in the field of food processing

  • Laboratory Management: Responsibility for teaching and research laboratories - Establishment and maintenance of quality processes in laboratories


  • Bachelor of Science: Food Sciences

  • Food technology of carbohydrates

  • Food chemistry and analysis


  • Upcycling of current food industry by-products under consideration of technocommercial aspects

  • Protein extraction from alternative vegetable sources for use in food


  • 2020-now scientific collaborator Bern University of Applied Sciences
  • 2015-2020 scientific assistant Bern University of Applied Sciences
  • 2013-2015 Deputy Head of the department: Swiss Milk Quality Control Suisselab AG
  • 2009-2013 Head of the department: Swiss Milk Quality Control Suisselab AG
  • 2007-2008 laboratory chemist Sun Chemical
  • 2006-2007 ABC Corporal: Specialist in nuclear, biological and chemical weapons of mass destruction Swiss Armed Forces
  • 2016-2019 Master of Science in Food, Nutrition & Health Bern University of Applied Sciences
  • 2011-2016 Bachelor of Science in Food Science & Management, Major in Food Technology, Minor in Leadership & Management Bern University of Applied Sciences
  • 2005-2006 Technical Vocational Maturity Commercial Industrial Vocational School Bern
  • 2002-2005 laboratory chemist (FCC) Cantonal Laboratory of Bern


  • 2017-ongoing: Internal and externally funded (Innosuisse) activities on the extraction and functionalisation of Moringa oleifera leaf protein for food use

  • 2018-2019: HAFL internal project in Food Systems call, Bioconversion of spent mushroom substrate for production of fibres and bioactives


The national student food innovation award

Language skills and intercultural knowledge

  • German - Native or bilingual proficiency
  • Italian - Native or bilingual proficiency
  • French - Professional working proficiency
  • English - Professional working proficiency
  • Spanish - Elementary proficiency