IFF and ISIPCA announce their partnership to educate future perfumers and food flavorists by establishing a Master of Science Scent Design and Creation Manager program.
ISIPCA describes the program as "a unique three years' course in English with [the] ability to access career opportunities within the exciting world of fragrances upon graduation." Students entering into the full-time program are offered global internship opportunities. During the three years, students are offered a chance to explore various career specializations, including perfumer, evaluator and technologists. This will be offered at ISIPCA's campus in Versaille, France.
In a recent press release, Cecile Ecalle Montier, managing director, ISIPCA, said, "We are very proud of having trained so many of the world’s most successful and influential perfumers, including many at IFF. There is a beautiful symmetry to bringing IFF’s talent onto our campus and offering their unique and practical expertise in this new program. Their fresh perspective and proven success will be a valued addition to our offerings,”
Nicolas Mirzayantz, president, IFF, added, "This partnership breaks new ground in our industry, building on IFF’s legacy of pioneering firsts. We look forward to expanding and diversifying our fragrance talent pipeline to meet the increasing demand of consumers for new and exciting scent experiences. This is an incredible time for our industry and we are thrilled to partner with ISIPCA to help power our ability to meet the opportunities of the future."