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Flavor PhD in Research bursary


Research Field
Natural sciences
Professions and applied sciences
Funding Type
Mobility Incoming
Mobility Outgoing
Travel Grants
Career Stage
European Research Programme
Not funded by an EU programme



Eleventh edition European PhD Flavor Research Bursary - Academic year 2020/2021 for first year PhD students

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 11th year comprising

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

What is funded?

Flavor research amongst PhD students across European universities and institutes

The one-off bursary of EUR 3000 will be awarded during 2021 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, 2021.

Bursary winners will need to submit mid and full year short summaries of research progress.  The progress reports will be due on June 30, 2021 and December 31, 2021.



Projects must be designed for the award of PhD or equivalent

The student must be formally enrolled in a relevant European university/ institute in 2020 and the project must have started in 2020 or in the academic year 2020/2021

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


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