Attend IUFoST World Congress in Mumbai - John Coppock Award

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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, is themed on “25 billion meals a day by 2025” and runs 23-27 October 2018.  This is a great opportunity to be involved with the world-wide community of food scientists and technology and to showcase your research.

John Coppock Award

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 select 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.

Who can apply?

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

How to apply?

Submit your abstract (if you would like to present to Congress) and complete a short application form providing details about yourself and, in particular, how you will benefit from attendance.  

Applications must be with us by no later than Tuesday 27 March 2018

If successful, you will be asked to submit your abstract to IUFoST using their online submission platform before 30 April 2018.

Please follow the abstract guidelines:

You will be asked to write a report for IFST on your participation in the Congress.

For more information about IUFoST World Congress: