Promoting Flavor Research amongst PhD Students in Europe


 

 

 

 

Eleventh edition 2020/2021

Best PHD Thesis Award
6 Bursaries for 1st Year PhD Students

Giract is proud to announce that, following the success of its unique and innovative programme to promote flavor research amongst PhD students in Europe across various universities and institutes, 7 industry sponsors will continue to support the programme, now in its eleventh year. This consortium aims to raise awareness of the industry and career opportunities in order to increase the flavor research talent pool in Europe. The 7 sponsoring companies are:

  • DSM FOOD SPECIALTIES
  • FIRMENICH
  • GIVAUDAN
  • KERRY
  • KIKKOMAN
  • LESAFFRE INTERNATIONAL
  • MCLS EUROPE

This eleventh edition is organised by Giract, in coordination with Andrea Cattaruzza, Director of AndCat Ltd and Prof. Andy Taylor of the University of Nottingham, UK.

Purpose

To promote innovative flavor research amongst PhD students across European universities and research institutes. PhD students enrolled in universities and research institutes in 32 European countries (European Union, UK, Switzerland, Norway, Turkey and Russia) are eligible to apply.

The project targets two different groups of PhD students:

  • Group 1:  students who are about to complete their PhD and hence will soon be examining opportunities for employment
  • Group 2:  students who are about to commence their PhD studies

This is translated into the following sub-objectives: