Flavourings are substances used to impart taste and/or smell to food. The regulatory framework is now harmonised through EU legislation on food flavourings and EFSA’s risk assessment work supports this regulatory environment.

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Giract is launching the 12th edition of the highly successful and innovative programme to promote flavour research amongst PhD students at European universities and institutes.

The deadline is set for the 31st of October 2021.

The programme aims to raise the profile of flavour science research in Europe by encouraging students of different scientific disciples to engage in innovating flavour-related research PhD projects and thus to advance the exciting and challenging field of flavour science. Ph.D. students enrolled in universities and research institutes in 32 European countries (European Union, UK, Switzerland, Norway, Turkey and Russia) are eligible to apply for:

  • Best Ph.D. thesis award – the winning student will receive €5000 and will present his/her work to potentialemployers at the annual Savory Flavor and Food Industry Conference in Geneva.
  • 6 Bursaries for 1st year Ph.D. students – the winning students will receive €3000 each and will have the opportunityto visit the laboratory of one of the sponsor companies during the second year of their Ph.D. studies.

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3 days ago

➡️ On 14-15 September 2021, FSO lab4 launched its first of 3 interactive workshops!🔉 More than 20 lab participants developed pilot ideas for novel communication methods. 👉 Find out more: bit.ly/2Z28JKm ! ... See MoreSee Less
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🎉 Thanks to all participants for the great work and dedication put into our first cycle of FSO lab4!In the past two days we co-created 2 novel and innovative communication methods informing civil society about food safety research and the risk assessment process. ... See MoreSee Less
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🚀 Ready for the 2° day of work in FSOLab4! We will develop the pilot idea for the 3 stakeholder groups: food industry, food safety authorities & consumer organisations. ➡️ We'll identify the aspects that need to be addressed in the implementation of the communication methods. ... See MoreSee Less
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5 days ago

💡 Participants have come to an agreement formulating 1 pilot idea on communication methods informing civil society about food safety research and the risk assessment process. Tomorrow, we will start prototyping the pilot idea to be implemented by the pilot hosts! 💻Stay tuned! ... See MoreSee Less
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➡️ Lab participants in groups have reflected on the various aspects of effective #foodsafety and risk assessment communication to civil society that needs to be addressed. 🎉 Interesting and highly relevant aspects have come up! ... See MoreSee Less
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