WGS2021 - Discover the programme!

The prorgamme is now available! 

  • "Whole Grain cereals as a component of healthy diets"
  • "The Health Economics of Whole Grain"
  • "The potential of Personalized Nutrition for improving Whole Grain consumption"
  • "Grains - a major source of sustainable protein for health"

and many more...These talks are just some of the specialised talks that will give you an in-depth insight on how to seek ideas and ways to translate the available scientific and technological knowledge into global application, resulting into an increase in availability of affordable and acceptable whole grain products in a diversity of markets.

Over 25 international speakers confirmed - see the programme HERE


Panel discussions on the 2nd day will enhance the interaction with all involved stakeholders!

Poster abstract submissions are still possible. We look forward to your submissions by 4 October.

Registration is open - sign up today!

Open position at ICC

Application deadline: 2021-08-31
Employer: ICC
Location: Vienna, Austria

ICC is seeking a motivated individual to lead the ICC Headquarters in Vienna, Austria and to manage the association company ICC Services GmbH as ICC Secretary General

We are a recognized international association connecting cereal scientists and technologists around the world. We are committed to international cooperation through the dissemination of knowledge, conducting research, and developing standard methods. Founded in 1955, ICC is a non-political, not-for-profit organisation with its Headquarters in Vienna, Austria.

ICC offers
- a challenging job with the possibility to bring your own ideas to life,
- a familiar working atmosphere with motivated colleagues, flat hierarchies and an open communication culture,
- at an attractive working place in the centre of Vienna / Austria,
- with a competitive salary commensurate with the experience of the candidate.

The deadline for applications is 31 August 2021.

Please find the detailed vacancy description here.

In case you have any questions, please feel free to contact the ICC Headquarters at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

WGS2021 - Abstract submission deadline extended!

The abstract submission deadline has been extended to 31 July 2021!

Take this opportunity to present your whole grain expertise at the 7th Whole Grain Summit "From Science to Global application", which will be held as an online event on 25-27 October 2021. 
The WGS2021 intends to seek ideas and ways to translate the available scientific and technological knowledge into global application, resulting into an increase in availability of affordable and acceptable whole grain products in a diversity of markets. 

Themes for this event include:

  • Nutrition & Health
  • Technology & Application
  • Consumers & Communication
  • Sustainability

Each session/theme has various topics of interest - view all the subtopics.

Become a Sponsor of the online WGS2021 view all the options!

Join us and meet colleagues from all around the globe!

FoodFactory-4-Us Sustainable Supply Chain International Student Competition

The ISEKI-Food Association, under the umbrella of the FoodFactory-4-Us competitions, is organizing this fourth “Sustainable Supply Chain” competition. You may read about previous FoodFactory-4-Us competitions here. These competitions are one of the case studies of the NextFOOD project which promotes innovative education for sustainable agriculture.

Proposals for the 2021 FoodFactory-4-Us International Student Competition are accepted on: Contributions to Supporting and Developing Short Food Supply Chains!

Do you have a great idea for short food supply chains? Form a team of 3-5 Master's students, get a mentor from a large or small food-related industry, briefly present your project proposal (1000 characters) and your team members the latest by 31 August 2021 on https://www.iseki-food.net/ff4us-2021

This edition of the Food Factory-4-Us Sustainable Supply Chain International Student Competition will aim to answer the following question:

How can short food supply chains be supported and developed?


ICC Webinar: Development and healthy upgrading of grain industry in the post-epidemic era

In order to promote the development and healthy upgrading of the food industry in the post epidemic era, CCOA and ICC invited three experts to discuss about coarse cereals, rice and plant protein.
This meeting is open to experts, scholars and enterprise representatives of the grain industry, as well as people interested in the development and healthy upgrading of the grain industry. You will learn about the latest research achievements and development trends in the field of food.

Prof. Xinzhong Hu - "Processing technology innovation and Glycemic Index evaluation of Coarse Cereals" - Shaanxi Normal University | China
Prof. Jian Xie - "Healthy development of rice industry in China in the post epidemic Era" - China Grain Wuhan Scientific Research & Design Institute | China
Prof. Yuanrong Jiang - "Upgrading and innovation of plant protein industry" - Wilmar Global R&D Center | China
Ms Yanxia Yu - Deputy Secretary General of the Chinese Cereals and Oils Association

This webinar will be held in English and is free of charge for ICC Members. In case you did not receive your discount code, please contact the ICC Headquarters! Not an ICC Member yet? Please enter https://icc.or.at/membership to your browser and check the options!
This webinar will be recorded and available on demand for ICC members in the members' area.

Read more and register - CLICK HERE

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