Scientific Committee

 

Aims:

Define and implement projects, in cooperation with Member companies and outside institutions, that benefit the entire value chain of the Essential Oil industry, from farming practices to processors of botanicals, stockists and compounders

Expand IFEAT interactions through Pool of Experts initiatives, broadening the information exchange with Industry individuals carrying valuable expertise on aromatic naturals and synthetics, as a support for ongoing scientific projects and educational purposes including conference programs

Support IFEAT-approved initiatives to promote common initiatives defined by the G5 (IFEAT, IFRA, IOFI, EFEO, RIFM) provided that they are beneficial for IFEAT Members and do not compromise IFEAT Strategy

Expand IFEAT interactions with world science-based institutions (such as ISEO), as to broaden IFEAT reach and potential partnerships

Support education and socio-economic projects/assessments/initiatives defined by the those Committees

Monitor regulations which impact the industry and inform members using IFEAT communications

To disseminate information and consider proposals and access eventual action plans arising out of changes in legislation affecting NCSs and to organise appropriate Scientific & Regulatory panel discussions at IFEAT Conferences

Recommend to the Executive Committee, as required, the appropriate Scientific representation to authorities, institutes or governments

To collaborate with regional associations across the world in understanding local legislations, national regulations, harmonising standards and work towards a common agenda for the Industry

To inform Membership on the evolution & development of scientific methods and technology topics of value to the production of NCSs (through questions from Membership, the dedicated Scientific Forum at IFEAT Conferences, publications in IFEATWORLD/website) 

 

Goals:

Expand IFEAT interactions through the Panel of Experts initiatives, broadening the information exchange with industry individuals carrying valuable expertise on aromatic naturals and synthetics, as a support for ongoing scientific projects and educational purposes including conference programmes

Be a key wheel to broaden IFEAT positive impact, recognition and branding in the Flavour, Fragrance, Aromatherapy and Cosmetic industries, supporting IFEAT in key projects providing added value to other IFEAT Committees

Mr Alain Frix

Mr Alain Frix

Chair of the Scientific Committee & New Industry Projects Task Leader

Mr Geemon Korah

Mr Geemon Korah

Vice Chair of the Scientific Committee

Mr Kim Bleimann

Mr Kim Bleimann

Co-Option

Mr Ramon Bordas

Mr Ramon Bordas

Committee Member & New Industry Projects Task Leader

Mr Alan Brown

Mr Alan Brown

Committee Member

Mr Hussein Fakhry

Mr Hussein Fakhry

Committee Member & Subsidised Projects Task Leader

Ms Catherine Kuit-Crowley

Ms Catherine Kuit-Crowley

Committee Member

Mr Zieger Lin

Mr Zieger Lin

Committee Member

Mr Eduardo Mattoso

Mr Eduardo Mattoso

Committee Member

Ms Zahra Osman Guelle

Ms Zahra Osman Guelle

Committee Member

History of the 40 years of IFEAT!

 

Read Peter Greenhalgh’s “History of IFEAT” series. The full version in a book was given as a gift at the Athens Fortieth Anniversary Conference 2017. Each of these articles has been included in past issues of IFEATWORLD.

 

 

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