European Sensory Science Society (E3S) Launched 16 May 2011
On 12 May 2011 the formal constitution of the European Sensory Science Society (E3S) took place in Florence Italy.
Twelve sensory organizations from across Europe (Austria, Denmark, France, Finland, Germany, Italy, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, The Netherlands, and the UK) became the founding members of the society and elected Erminio Monteleone’ of the Italian Sensory Society’ as Chair and Joanne Hort of IFST’s Professional Food Sensory Group (PFSG) as Vice Chair.
The mission of E3S is ‘to bring together national sensory science organizations from Europe under a single organization, the European Sensory Science Society, in order to:
- Facilitate the growth of Sensory Science
- Promote co-operation, shared goals, integration of activities, and knowledge and information exchange amongst national sensory science organisations in Europe
- Establish, maintain and enhance the professional status of sensory scientists
- Develop and disseminate research, innovation and education in sensory science’