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Giract's European Flavor Research Promotional Programme 8th Edition - 2017-18


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. PhD Student can be from any scientific background but one aim of the bursaries is to attract people who have not studied Food Chemistry, Food Science or Food Technology to study food flavors. The programme is supported by the consortium of companies for its 8th year comprising, Biorigin, DSM, Givaudan, IFF, Kerry, Lesaffre, MCLS Europe, Nestlé; Deadline extended to November 15

Sponsor: Giract, consortium of flavor companies

Award Restrictions

Applicants for this award must meet the following criteria:

Host CountriesAustria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, France, Metropolitan, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland
Field Of Study ListBiology/Life Sciences, Business/Management, Engineering, Marketing, Agriculture, Chemistry, Applied Science, Nutrition, Science and Technology
Nationality RequiredAfghanistan, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antarctica, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Ashmore and Cartier, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, The Bahamas, Bahrain, Baker Island, Bangladesh, Barbados, Bassas da India, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Bouvet Island, Brazil, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burma, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Christmas Island, Clipperton Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Colombia, Comoros, Congo, Democratic Republic of the, Congo, Republic of the, Cook Islands, Coral Sea Islands, Costa Rica, Cote d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Europa Island, Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas), Faroe Islands, Fiji, Finland, France, France, Metropolitan, French Guiana, French Polynesia, French Southern & Antarctic Lands, Gabon, The Gambia, Gaza Strip, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Gibraltar, Glorioso Islands, Greece, Greenland, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guam, Guatemala, Guernsey, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Heard Island and McDonald Islands, Holy See (Vatican City), Honduras, Hong Kong (SAR), Howland Island, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Jan Mayen, Japan, Jarvis Island, Jersey, Johnston Atoll, Jordan, Juan de Nova Island, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kingman Reef, Kiribati, Korea, North, Korea, South, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macao, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Man, Isle of, Marshall Islands, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mexico, Micronesia, Federated States of, Midway Islands, Miscellaneous (French), Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Navassa Island, Nepal, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, Norfolk Island, Northern Mariana Islands, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palmyra Atoll, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paracel Islands, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Reunion, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Serbia and Montenegro, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Sandwich Islands, Spain, Spratly Islands, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Svalbard, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tromelin Island, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Virgin Islands, Virgin Islands (UK), Virgin Islands (US), Wake Island, Wallis and Futuna, West Bank, Western Sahara, Western Samoa, World, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Zaire, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Palestinian Territory, Occupied, Aland Islands, South Sudan and Kosovo
Other CriteriaFlavor research amongst PhD students across European universities and institutes: Projects must be designed for the award of PhD or equivalent. Projects must have started or will start in academic year 2017/2018. The student must be formally enrolled in 2017 and the project must have started in 2017 or in the academic year 2017/18. The applicant should not be already sponsored by, and/or bound to, a commercial organization. The bursary will be used to give the student an extra incentive and make projects attractive to high calibre students. The bursary of EUR 3000 will be awarded to the 6 selected first year PhD students during 2018, based on research-related invoices countersigned by the respective professors. Invoices can relate to expenses such as purchase of equipment, databases, participation in conferences, visits to laboratories, etc. In addition, the 6 winning 1st year PhD students will be offered the opportunity of visiting a selected sponsor company laboratory. Any unused part of the bursary will be handed over to the respective department of the university/institute by December 31. Bursary winners will need to submit mid and full year short summaries of research progress. The progress reports will be due on June 29 and December 31. Bursary winners and their research guide/professor may be invited to attend an annual review meeting (one day event) to interact with the industrial sponsors. Tentative dates – End January – Mid February, 2019. Further information on this event will be communicated in due course.

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AmountEUR 3000 each
Number of Awards6
Deadline11/15

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