Future Food Swiss Research Initiative For Doctorate Researchers

Two major Swiss institutions offer postdoctoral students funding to conduct research on topics relating to sustainable packaging and nutrition. Fellows will be placed in laboratories at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH Zurich) or Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL). The deadline is on Wednesday 31st March 2021.

ETH Zurich and EPFL have launched Future Food – a research initiative together with Bühler, Givaudan and Nestlé to further expand research and education in the area of food and nutrition sciences.

The programme aims to bring together competences from academic and industrial research.

The programme supports research projects at the postdoctoral level. The Fellowship provides personal research funds for three years to enable fellows to work on their projects in a research laboratory.

The overarching goal of the Future Food Initiative is to develop solutions that address grand challenges, including sustainable packaging and affordable nutrition.

A successful fellow must demonstrate the willingness to engage with scientific or economic issues across the frontiers of food and nutrition sciences.

The deadline is on Wednesday 31st March 2021.


Main Criteria

  • Citizens of any nationality may apply, there are no restrictions concerning age.
  • Applicants must hold a doctorate or will complete their doctorate until 30 September succeeding the interview date.
  • Applications and supporting documentation must be written in English.

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