Purpose: To honor an IFT member working in academics, research institutes or the government, regardless of geographic origin, whose outstanding efforts result in one or more of the following:
Sponsor: Kellogg Company
Champion: IFT International Division
Award: $3,500 honorarium, complimentary registration to IFT’s Annual Meeting & Food Expo and a plaque. Total award is valued at more than $4,000.
Eligibility: The industrialized world understands the need to improve the availability and nutrition of non-industrialized countries food supplies; however, there remains a great need and opportunity to identify solutions that meet these population’s health needs and food preferences in a cost-effective manner for both consumers and companies.
This award is intended to recognize emerging research that made substantial advances on how foods can be better manufactured and made available for emerging economies. All countries listed under the World Banks' country and lending group regions are qualifying emerging economies.
Nominees must be members of IFT working in academic environments, research institutes or the government and be actively engaged in training scientists. Mid-level career academicians are encouraged to apply, although nominees from all career levels are welcomed. Nominees must have published related research in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
Please submit the following documents with your nomination:
2020: Alexander Mathys
2019: Christiani Jeyakumar Henry
2018: Dominique Bounie
2017: Manjeet Chinnan
2016: Pablo Juliano
2015: Octavio Paredes-Lopez
2014: Olive Yao Li
2013: Anna V.A. Resurreccion
2012: Bruce Hamaker