The IFNC offers to its members, partners and collaborators many opportunities to learn, discover, exchange ideas, foster innovation or gain visibility.

Feeding your innovation pipeline

We are committed to create a mutual understanding between the industry needs, whether it implies a multinational, a startup or a SME, and EPFL’s skills and expertise. Here is how…

At EPFL, 350 world class Professors are working on technologies with a strong applicability to food. Thanks to an ongoing dialogue with the IFNC members, and subsequent in-depth understanding of their science requirements, we can identify and bring them the relevant knowledge that will allow our partners to address your business, societal and environmental requirements.

Being a IFNC member offers the possibility to interect with senior decision makers of leading research driven organisations.

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Events | Activities | Calls

Please find below some interesting opportunities.

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Future Food Fellowships

EPFL and ETH Zurich are looking for talented and motivated young researchers ready to address the main challenges of the food system. Deadline: 31 March 2020.

Research grant | Swiss Foundation for Nutrition Research

The Swiss Foundation for Nutrition Research (SFEFS) supports scientific research in human nutrition. The SFEFS awards an annual research grant for the first time in 2020 to researchers at the beginning of their careers whose work focuses on an innovative, promising approach to human nutrition. Deadline: 31 March 2020.

EIT Food Accelerator Network (FAN)

Applications are now open to the third cohort of the EIT Food Accelerator Network (FAN) programme. It supports high-impact Agri- and Food-Tech startups that are looking to fast track their growth.