CHICAGO – Dec. 15, 2021 – Feeding Tomorrow, the Foundation of the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), today announced that applications are now open for more than 30 undergraduate scholarships and more than 20 graduate scholarship opportunities.
CHICAGO – Nov. 18, 2021 – The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) today announced two new additions to its senior leadership team.
CHICAGO – Oct. 27, 2021 – The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) today announced finalists for the Seeding The Future Global Food System Challenge–an initiative which seeks to inspire and support passionate, creative, diverse and multidisciplinary teams to create game-changing innovations that will help transform the food system. Out of nearly 900 preliminary submissions, four finalists were selected in the Seeding The Future Grand Prize category, two of which will be awarded $250,000. Six finalists were selected for the Growth Grant, which will award $100,000 each to three winners.
CHICAGO – Sept. 1, 2021 – The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) today announced Vickie Kloeris, MS, CFS as its 82nd president. IFT is a nonprofit scientific institute committed to advancing the science of food and its application across the global food system. Kloeris follows Noel Anderson, PhD, IFT’s 2020 – 2021 president.
The Institute of Food Technologists Student Association (IFTSA) recognized more than 20 student groups from around the globe as winners of the 2021 IFTSA competitions. IFT announced the winners virtually at FIRST, IFT’s newly reimagined annual event.
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The goal of the Challenge is to support innovations that aim to make healthier diets more accessible on a global scale, and empower consumers to make choices benefitting both personal and planetary health. Funded by Seeding The Future Foundation, the Challenge will award up to $1 million annually to inspire impactful innovations to transform our food system and improve the health of people and planet.
Registration is now open for Food Improved by Research, Science, and Technology (FIRST), a new digital experience powered by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT). Programming and presentations will take place virtually from July 19-21, 2021 while the Solution Exchange will be offered from July 19-23, 2021. FIRST, a new AI-enabled experience, will provide an interactive, personalized platform that brings together international communities to solve food-centric challenges and spark innovation to benefit the global population.