Young Scientists and Student Competitions – Extending deadline to 28 March

Posted by Olutaller Akinwole

On March 19, 2014

There are competitions and opportunities to showcase your country’s innovation, future leaders and generous spirit towards the global good. Our Adhering Bodies, the more than 75 national scientific bodies in IUFoST, are invited to take part in all these competitions and opportunities by encouraging nominations and then by being involved in the process of selection of the national entries who best exemplify innovation and leadership in industry, government and academia. Your assistance in communicating these opportunities to your relevant contacts, encouraging submissions, and forwarding nominees for consideration would be much appreciated.
Please send copies of all nominations and elections materials to: with “Nominations and Competitions” in the Subject line. Thank you.

Global Food Industry Awards: celebrating food science and technology innovation in three product-related categories and announced in conjunction with the Industry Leaders Summit at the congress.
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Food Science Students Fighting Hunger – Global Student New Product Development Competition: Encourages food science and technology undergraduate students to develop innovative food product projects.
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Young Scientists: Seven outstanding candidates from national IUFoST bodies will be selected for this unique opportunity to address the World Congress to meet distinguished members of the profession and to share in strategic planning on a global level for food science and technology.
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iufostFood Safety without Borders – Graduate Student Paper Competition: submitted papers prepared by food science and technology graduate students on development of an indigenous food for new uses and markets with the goal of enhancing food safety.
For more information and nomination form –
Judith Meech

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Save the Date! IUFoST 17th World Congress of Food Science and Technology & Expo: August 17-21, 2014, Montreal, Canada. Learn more, register, submit abstracts at