The programme aims to raise the profile of flavor science research in Europe by encouraging students of differing scientific disciplines to engage in innovating flavor-related research PhD projects and thus to advance the exciting and challenging field of flavor science. The selected student is awarded a Best PhD Thesis prize of EUR 5000. The 7 sponsoring companies are: DSM Food Specialities, Givaudan, Kerry, Kikkoman, Lesaffre International, MCLS Europe and Nestlé. All duly signed documents and applications have to reach in electronic format by October 31.
Final year PhD student and research relevant to flavor science. Any flavor related project that has led to the submission of a PhD at any European University. The applicant should not be already sponsored by, and/or bound to, a commercial organization Evidence of enrollment and thesis submission at the university/institute should be provided by the student. All documents should be countersigned by the Professor concerned. Electronic copy of applications and documents has to be sent ONLY by E-mail.