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Calling all students in Sub-Saharan Africa! Are you ready for Nestlé's exciting series of 12 seminars with food technology and science experts? Read more below and sign-up for free to your favorite sessions.

The Science and Technology Seminars first launched in 2023 with the aim to share our expertise in food science with African students. The best part? They're fully free 🚀 We're now proud to launch our 2024 series! Have a look at the curriculum below and register today.

Nestlé Science and Technology Seminars 2024 Edition

Powered by Nestlé R&D, each seminar is a 2-hour long, information-packed session held virtually by Nestlé scientists with years of experience in the food industry. Each session is held in English and at the end you'll receive a certificate of participation!

👉 Click here to see the French sessions

Block 1: Foundations to Develop Food Products

Seminar 1: Food Product Development   Seminar 2: Project Management

Food Product Development

with D. Sakka (Senior Cross-Category Prototype Developer)

Wed, 8 May 2024

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Project Management

with Dr. B. Holst
(R&D Project Manager)

Wed, 15 May 2024

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Seminar 3: Consumer Understanding   Seminar 4: Quality by Design

Consumer Understanding

with I. Corneau (Team Leader Sensory & Product Experience)

Wed, 29 May 2024

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Quality by Design

with I. Dias
(Statistical Specialist)

Wed, 12 June 2024

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Block 2: Associated Methodologies and Science

Seminar 5: Sustainability Assessment   Seminar 6: Food Toxicology

Sustainability Assessment

with U. Schenker
(Expert Sustainability Metrics)

Tue, 2 Jul 2024

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Food Toxicology & Risk Assessment

with T. Stroheker (Expert Food Toxicology & Risk Assessment)

Tue, 16 Jul 2024

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Seminar 8: Material Science for Powders   Seminar 8: Engineering Food for All

Material Science for Powders

with C. Damond
(R&D Digital Lead)

Wed, 9 Oct 2024

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Engineering Food for All

with C. Hartmann (Academic Alliances & Expertise DV Lead)

Wed, 30 Oct 2024

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Block 3: Case-Studies and Advanced Food Innovation


Seminar 9: Anemia and iron fortificants   Seminar 10: Food processing case-studies

Anemia and Iron Fortificants

with E. Habeych
(Research Lead Lissieux)

Wed, 6 Nov 2024

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Food Processing Case-Studies

with V. Meunier (Group Leader & Expert Physics of Foods)

Wed, 27 Nov 2024

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Seminar 11: AI in food innovation   Seminar 12: Regulatory plastics and food stuffs

AI in Food Innovation

with H. Vlaeminck
(Group Leader Virtual Prototyping)

Wed, 11 Dec 2024

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Regulatory Plastics and Food Stuffs

with M-B. Scharffhausen 
(Senior Quality Specialist)

Tue, 14 Jan 2025

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