TOOTLabs – Think Out of the Labs
A F1rst’s academic outreach initiative bridging global industry and Indian academia

We conduct this special programme exclusively for research/PhD students. PhD students proposing to conduct or currently conducting relevant research in food science including processing, technology, legislation and characterisation are eligible to participate in the programme. The unique aspect of the programme is that it encourages interdisciplinary research, thus encouraging revolutionary and innovative findings.

Dupont Nutrischolars Awards

The programme aims to develop innovation capability of university students with support from DuPont. The competition provides platform to bring innovative ideas in local and ethnic foods using at least one or more DuPont food ingredients. This initiative is organised by DuPont Health & Nutrition and powered by F1rst.


The purpose of this project is to create awareness on antibiotic residue prevalence in dairy amongst food and dairy science and technology students across Indian universities and academic institutes.

The project aims to conduct nationwide survey and understand the prevalence of antibiotic residues in dairy in India. The programme is planned to be conducted in five selected cities including Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Delhi, Hyderabad, and Mumbai. This is to have a pan-India coverage with representation from 5 divisions (north, east, west, south and central).

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