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The goal of this summer school is to provide you with a broad overview of the science of flavor & fragrance:
Physiology, Chemistry, Botany, Marketing, Business facts ...

TUESDAY 16TH JULY

9h – 15h30 :  Modern perfumery

Key-words: luxury industry, value chain, big players.

Speakers: Audrey Mégier (Robertet)

WEDNESDAY 17TH JULY

9h – 15h30 :  Fragrance chemistry: natural raw materials

Key-words:  Natural fragrances, essential oils, terpenoids, biosynthesis.

Speakers:  Nicolas Baldovini (Université Côte d’Azur)

THURSDAY 18TH JULY

9h – 15h30 :  The art of chemical synthesis

Key-words:  historical background, world demand, landmarks of synthetic fragrance ingredients, biotechnological synthesis and synthetic biology, chirality

Speakers:  Dr. Sylvain Antoniotti (CNRS & Université Cote d’Azur), Pr. Véronique Michelet (Université Côte d'Azur)

FRIDAY 19TH JULY

9h – 12h :  Analytical aspects of fragrance chemistry

Key-words: Gas chromatography, Mass Spectrometry, quantitative analysis, fragrance sampling

Speakers:  Patrizia Rubiolo (Université of Turino - Italy)

 

13h30 – 15h30 :   Tutorial in Analytical Chemistry

Key-wordsGas chromatography, Mass Spectrometry, quantitative analysis, fragrance sampling

Speakers: Patrizia Rubiolo (Université of Turino - Italy)

 

MONDAY 22ND - FRIDAY 16TH JULY

Monday 22nd, 9h - 15h30 : Experimental class - hydrodistillation of odorous vegetal material

Tuesday 23rd, 9h - 15h30 : Experimental class - solvent extraction with raw materials (concretes, absolutes, resinoids)

Wednesday 24th, 9h - 15h30 : Experimental class - synthesis of odorant molecules (vanillin and geranyl acetate)

Thursday 25th, 9h - 15h30 : Tour of Grasse - Visit of the city of Grasse, discover the city

Friday 26th, 9h - 15h30 : Discover the botanical garden and Parc Phoenix

EARLY BIRDS : 30% discount for the first 3 registered attendees

Price: 1750 € including: courses, housing, meals*, documents, goodies, transportation to Grasse (day 9), wifi.

*Please precise any food allergy you could have

Institute of Chemistry - Valrose Campus

28 Avenue Valrose, 06100 Nice

Accomodation - Montebello Residence 

96 Avenue Valrose, 06106 Nice

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