Promoting Flavor Research
amongst PhD Students in Europe

Fifth edition 2014/2015

Best 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, 8 industrial sponsors have agreed to extend the programme to its fifth year. This consortium of 8 premier companies aims to raise awareness of their industry and the career opportunities in order to increase the flavor research talent pool in Europe. The 8 sponsoring companies are:

  • BIORIGIN
  • DSM FOOD SPECIALTIES
  • GIVAUDAN
  • INTERNATIONAL FLAVORS & FRAGRANCES INC.
  • KERRY INGREDIENTS & FLAVOURS
  • LESAFFRE INTERNATIONAL
  • MARS
  • NESTLE

This fifth edition is also organised by Giract and co-ordinated by Prof. Andy Taylor from the University of Nottingham, UK

Purpose

To promote innovative flavor research amongst PhD candidates across European universities and research institutes. 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: