Italian Sensory Science Society (SISS) ITALY

Founded in 2002 in Florence, 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.

Since its foundation, SISS has been engaged in a dense activity, organizing several training courses, workshops and seminars, as well as a biennial national conference. SISS was also responsible for the organisation of the first European Sensory and Consumer Research conference (Eurosense) in 2004, the 8th Pangborn Sensory Science Symposium in 2009 and the 8th European Conference on Sensory and Consumer Research (Eurosense) in 2018. In 2015, SISS launched a three-year research project, Italian Taste, aimed at studying the food preferences of Italians (

How to become a SISS member

SISS accepts as members researchers, professionals and other individuals interested in sensory science, and companies as supporting members. 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.


E3S delegate (representatives)

Sara Spinelli

Monica Laureati

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