SISS supporting members

The Italian Sensory Science Society (SISS) is a non-profit scientific and professional association established with the aim of promoting and disseminating scientific research in the field of sensory science. The society brings together the leading experts in sensory sciences in Italy and is associated with the European Sensory Science Society (E3S), founded with its support in Florence in 2011.

Since its foundation, SISS has been engaged in a dense activity, organizing numerous training courses, workshops and seminars, as well as a biennial national conference, which was held in 2003 in Rome, in 2008 in Milan, in 2010 in Naples , in 2012 in Trieste, in 2014 in San Michele all’Adige and in 2016 in Bologna. SISS is also responsible for organizing the first European Sensory and Consumer Research conference (Eurosense) in 2004, the eighth Pangborn Sensory Science Symposium in 2009 and the eighth European Conference on Sensory and Consumer Research (Eurosense) in 2018

In 2012, SISS presented the Sensory Atlas of Food Products (Tecniche Nuove, Milan), the result of the contribution of forty-six members, which for the first time systematically addresses the issue of sensory description by examining thirteen categories of processed food products. Since 2013, SISS has issued, with the authorization of the Ministry of Economic Development, the certificate of quality and professional qualification of Sensory Project Manager. In 2015, SISS launched a three-year research project, Italian Taste, aimed at studying the food preferences of Italians (

Società Italiana di Scienze Sensoriali

via Donizetti, 6, 50144, Firenze
C.F. 94097300480


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