Singapore Institute of Food Science and Technology

Past Events

27 Jun 2023

Introduction to Future Food Alliance (FFA) – Innovate with Industry and Career Opportunities cum 47th AGM

28 Mar 2023

Date 28th March 2023 (Tuesday)
Time 7.00pm – 8.30pm
Venue Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP)

Block N Level 5 Room N504

Fees FREE for SIFST Members 

SGD 10 for Non-Members (Cash/PayNow)

Bento dinner will be provided

Closing Date: 21st March 2023 EXTENDED 25th March 2023

Programme Outline

Time Programme
7.00pm – 7.30pm Overcoming Technical and Cost Challenges in Cultivated Seafood

Speaker: Dr Mark Richards, Lead Specialist, School of Applied Science, Nanyang Polytechnic

7:30pm – 7:40pm Q&A
7:40pm – 8:10pm Indoor Vertical Farming: A Vision for Sustainable Food Production

Speaker: Dr Ritu Bhalla, Assistant Director, Agriculture Research and Innovation (AGRI) Centre at Republic Polytechnic 

8:10pm – 8:20pm Q&A
8:20pm – 8:30pm Networking

1 July 2022

26 Oct 2021

28 Jun 2021

E-Professional Talk: Food Manufacturers Sonata during COVID-19 and 45th Annual General Meeting

Notice is hereby given for the 45th Electronic Annual General Meeting, to be held on 28 June 2021 (Mon) at 6.00 pm, via Zoom Meeting Room.

Programme for the Professional talk and AGM is as follows:

6.00 pm Professional Talk – Food Manufacturers Sonata during COVID-19
7.00 pm SIFST Annual General Meeting
8.00 pm AGM Ends

The Minutes of the 44th AGM and the Annual Report 2020/21 and the statement of accounts are available at the links below.

9 April 2021

SIFST – SFA Webinar – National Centre for Food Science (NCFS)

9 Mar 2021

E-Professional Talk: Food Integrity: How can analytical testing fit into the puzzle?

28 Jan 2021

E-Professional Talk: FIRC & Nutrition and Regulatory of new plant-based foods in Singapore

30 Nov 2020

E-Professional Talk: Food Formulation – When Art Meets Science

16 Oct 2019



Professional Visit to Singapore Food Agency (SFA) – National Centre for Food Science

SFA – National Centre for Food Science (NCFS)

The National Centre for Food Science (NCFS) was formed as part of the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) on 1 April 2019.  As the technical arm of SFA, NCFS provides not only comprehensive testing and diagnostic capabilities but also in-depth applied research and risk assessment studies for supporting SFA’s mission, i.e., to ensure and secure a supply of safe food in Singapore. With expertise in a wide range of scientific areas, NCFS also provide scientific opinions to enhance public awareness on various food safety issues. NCFS is a well-recognised centre of excellence for food safety regionally and internationally. It currently serves as the Collaborating Centre for OIE and WHO as well as the ASEAN Food Reference Laboratories in multiple food safety testing areas. NCFS plays a driving role in strengthening the technical competency of local, regional and international food laboratories by the provision of a number of capacity building programmes all year round.

Event Details
Date 16 October 2019, Wednesday
Venue National Centre for Food Science,
10 Perahu Road, Auditorium, Level 2, Singapore 718837
Time 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm
Fee FREE (All SIFST Members)
*Strictly for SIFST Members Only


2.00 – 2.30pm Registration
2.35 – 2.55pm Welcome to NCFS (NCFS Presentation slides)
3.00 – 4.40pm Laboratory Visit

·Pesticides Residues
·Inorganic Contaminants
·Food Microbiology
·Authentication & Traceability
·Foodborne & Natural Toxins

4.45 – 5.00pm Networking

28 Aug 2019



16 Jul 2019


6 Jun 2019

27 May – 02 Jun 2019

23 – 24 May 2019

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14 May 2019

Re: Professional talk and 43rd Annual General Meeting Networking Dinner

26 March 2019

Practical Approach to Allergen Mgmt

28 Feb 2019

SIFST Professional Talk - 20190228 By Dr Athina Tziboula-Clarke (Abertay University)


30 Nov 2018

SIFST Professional Talk - 20181130 By Julie Emsing Mann (Ingredion) New

24 Sep 2018

20180924 SIFST Professional Talk by Teng Ping (IFF) (003)