Central Food Technology Research Institute, Mysore
Central Food Technological Research Institute(CFTRI), Mysore (A constituent laboratory of Council of Scientific and Industrial research, New Delhi) came into existence during 1950 with the great vision of its founders, and a network of inspiring as well as dedicated scientists who had a fascination to pursue in-depth research and development in the areas of food science and technology. The Institute has geared up its R&D and impact of the globalisation has given very good dividends with a large number of externally funded projects from national and international agencies. The present scenario in the country is very vibrant with rising capital investment in food industry, which is expanding at a rapid pace in urban markets for processed foods, especially for the traditional foods through eco-friendly technologies.
(An ISO 9001:2008,iso14001:2004&ISO 17025:2005 Organisation) A Constituent laboratory of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research(CSIR) Ministry of Science and technology
The post-graduate course is conducted with a core of specialist teaching staff from the International Food Technology Training Centre [presently called Human Resource Development] and expert scientists from the various Disciplines of the Institute. CFTRI's efforts in Human Resource Development has the unique distinction of participation of more than 100 scientists of R&D departments as faculty members every year over the past forty years. View of IFTTC Hostel Besides the 2-year M.Sc. Food Technology programme with which the IFTTC was started, M.Sc. Food Science by Research was also started in later years. A number of National and International level short term courses in different branches of food technology are also being conducted, primarily intended for those who want to update their professional skills and status.