Challenge your knowledge, make new friendships, and have fun with IFT Student Association (IFTSA) product development and research competitions. Get experience developing new products, present your research, and show off your food science knowledge. Don’t miss out!
Looking for information on this year’s competitions? Updated guidelines for all competitions are now available each competition’s detail page.
We’ve shared presentations of the winning submissions from 2019–2020 for the the competitions listed below. Check them out as you are working on your submission for this year.
Submissions for the 2020–2021 College Bowl competition are now open and close February 1, 2021.
Sponsored by Nestle Purina
Submissions for 2020–2021 product development competitions are now open and close February 1, 2021.
IFTSA & Mars Product Development Competition
Sponsored by Mars Wrigley Confectionery
Developing Solutions for Developing Countries Competition
Sponsored by Feeding Tomorrow
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Graduate Research Video Competition
Sponsored by Campden BRI