IFST is inviting young scientists in their first post-doctoral position, first academic position, age 35 or under, based in the UK, to apply for financial support to attend and participate in the World Congress.

IFST is the UK’s adhering body to IUFoST, the International body representing Institutes like IFST from around the world. The World Congress this year in Mumbai, India and runs 23-27 October 2018. This is a great opportunity to be involved with the world-wide community of food scientists and technologist and to showcase your research.

IFST will make a £1500 contribution to the selected candidate towards the costs of travel and attendance at this important international event.

Additionally, if IUFoST selects you as one of its Young Scientists, you will have the opportunity to address a global audience on your research following a plenary speaker. You will then join over 2000 other food scientists and technologists to experience this global event. As an IUFoST Young Scientist, local expenses and World Congress fees are also covered by IUFoST.

Closing date for entries: 27 March 2018.

Find out more and apply for funding.