IFTNEXT Session Highlights

IFTNEXT powered by Ingredion

Inspiring Innovation to Feed the Future and Beyond

IFTNEXT is an exciting IFT initiative focused on providing engaging and provocative year-long programming and content designed to challenge you to think big and be bold. It is about challenging, re-examining and inspiring original thought. It’s about engaging passionate, creative, forward thinking individuals in conversations and activities that provoke a better understanding of how global, transdisciplinary collaboration can advance and instill innovation in the science of the food to advance real-world global challenges.

Fuel your passion for the science of food through our thought-provoking IFT18 IFTNEXT presentations, panel discussions, exhibitions and Start-Up Alley where you can meet one-on-one with a leading group of cutting-edge entrepreneurs developing some of the most innovative products and solutions. We’ll also have the IFTNEXT iHub (“I” for ideas!) where you’ll be able to connect with peers to share new ideas, reconnect with friends, or relax and recharge.

IFTNEXT is made possible through the generous support of Ingredion, IFT’s Platinum Innovation Sponsor.

Learn More About IFTNEXT

To learn more about IFTNEXT and year-long program offerings, visit the IFTNEXT webpage.

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