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It is with great pleasure that we welcome you to join us on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia from the 15th to the 20th of September, 2019 for NIR 2019 – the 19th biennial meeting of the International Council for NIR Spectroscopy (ICNIRS).


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Winner of Karl Norris Award 2019

The Karl Norris Award honours the unique contribution of Karl Norris as the internationally recognized founder of near infrared spectroscopy in the modern world. In contrast to the Tomas Hirshfeld Award, which is aimed at younger researchers, this award is aimed at researchers in the later stages of their career, with a sustained record of important contributions to near infrared (NIR) spectroscopy.


Winner of Tomas Hirschfeld Award 2019

The Tomas Hirschfeld Award organized by ICNIRS is aiming to make in recognition of a significant contribution to the science of near infrared spectroscopy, including in research and development of new technology by an emerging scientist with the potential to make a major impact in the future. The award had been sponsored by Technicon, Bran+Luebbe and then Buchi. Since 2015, the award has been sponsored by Food


The 12th CRA-W Vibrational spectroscopy and Chemometrics annual training: again a success!

In March 2019, the Valorisation of Agricultural Products Department of the CRA-W organised its 12th annual training on vibrational spectroscopy and chemometrics. The aim of this annual training is to give an overview of the theoretical and practical issues of both areas for their right application in different working areas as food and feed research, chemistry and pharma among others.


Felllowship Award 2019

Nominations for the 2019 Fellowship Award are open until March 20th 2019. Please, click here to find more information.


Become financial member of ICNIRS

Dont forget to become financial member of ICNIRS for eligibility of all our awards and many more benefits. Register today and be a valid member until 31th March 2021.