15/07/2019

Tenth edition European PhD Flavor Research Bursary - Academic year 2019/2020 for first year PhD students

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  • ORGANISATION NAME
    Giract
  • ORGANISATION COUNTRY
    Switzerland
  • FUNDING TYPE
    Funding
    Mobility Incoming
    Mobility Outgoing
    Travel Grants
  • DEADLINE DATE
    31/10/2019
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Natural sciences
    Professions and applied sciences
  • CAREER STAGE
    First Stage Researcher (R1) (Up to the point of PhD)

Outline

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 10th year comprising

  • DSM
  • Givaudan
  • Kerry
  • Kikkoman
  • Lesaffre
  • MCLS Europe
  • Nestlé

What is funded

Flavor research amongst PhD students across European universities and institutes

The one-off bursary of EUR 3000 will be awarded during 2020 to the 6 selected first year PhD students.  Bursary payment(s) will be 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.  The 6 winning 1st year PhD students will be offered the opportunity of visiting the laboratory of a selected sponsor company in their second year of studies.  Any unused part of the bursary will be handed over to the respective department of the university/institute by December 31, 2020.

Bursary winners will need to submit mid and full year short summaries of research progress.  The progress reports will be due on June 30, 2020 and December 31, 2020.

Duration

1 year

Eligibility

Projects must be designed for the award of PhD or equivalent

The student must be formally enrolled in a relevant European university/ institute in 2019 and the project must have started in 2019 or in the academic year 2019/2020

The applicant should not be already sponsored by, and/or bound to, a commercial organization

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The responsibility for the funding offers published on this website, including the funding description, lies entirely with the publishing institutions. The application is handled uniquely by the employer, who is also fully responsible for the recruitment and selection processes.