Apply scientific practices to the coffee process, from bean to cup, with the end goal of improving all end user’s coffee.
Put together the best expertises to move forward the knowledge of coffee at a deeper level.
To act as an international network able to involve the most qualified researchers and industry experts, and to produce scientific researchers to ensure the evolution of the entire coffee community.
HOW WE WORK
Have our Hub universities, research institutions, companies and coffee organizations around the world join their efforts to extend the horizon of coffee industry.
The drivers of our activity are:
To generate the cutting-edge coffee knowledge.
To share the knowledge and to foster the next generation of coffee.
Publication & Disclosure
To share the research work outcomes within the scientific world and also within the coffee industry throught scientific publications, industry publishers and also through events, seminars and workshops.
WHO WE ARE
We are an international not-for-profit research (organization) network who cooperates to analyses some of the most important topics influencing the quality of coffee.
We are the outcome of the willingness of the industry and the university community to work together to push forward the bounds of coffee knowledge.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Our board is composed of representatives from the member organizations with the aim to define the goals and the guidelines of the activities executed by the IHFCRI, in respect to the resources available.
It is composed by researchers and coffee industry experts. It directs the Research Activities,
identifies the stream of research, and define, the institutions which will be part of the projects.
Its aim is to guide, drive, and monitor the research activity.
Our Lab staff is composed of a selected group of post-graduated members who have been practicing a career in research and are willing to apply their expertise’s on the implementation of science onto the research project.
COLLABORATING RESEARCHERS AND STUDENTS
Researchers and graduate students cooperate on research projects.
Its task is to organize and to manage the Education and the Publication activities.
PARTNERS AND MEMBERS
Our network of coffee research institutions includes associations, universities, public agencies and laboratories including private company research departments.
These institutions dedicate personnel and infrastructure resources to the activities of the International Hub for Coffee Research and Innovation.
HOW TO BECOME A MEMBER
Any private or public institution can apply to become member and will be able to give a positive contribute to the activities of the International Hub for Coffee Research and Innovation.
The Board of Directors will analyse all the applications applying the following criteria:
- expertise’s acquired in the research fields;
- Availability to support the activities of the IHFCRI;
- absence of any conflictual interest with the mission of the IHFCRI.
HOW TO BECOME A SCIENTIFIC STAFF
Any Post-Graduated researcher specializing in one or more disciplines specified in the call may apply. Details will be specified in the calls.
(CV, list of publications, Research background, Reason of interest to be part of the Scientific Staff, e-mail, mobile)
HOW TO BECOME A COLLABORATING RESEARCHER OR STUDENT
Any under-graduate student in Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Engineering, Informatics and similar may send an email to
firstname.lastname@example.org, with the following informations: CV, Education background, Previous experiences, reason of interest to collaborate with the Scientific Staff, known languages, e-mail, mobile).