Project

Electronic nose: towards a fast and detailed aroma analysis

Acronym
Elektronische neus
Duration
01 June 2015 → 31 May 2017
Funding
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Natural sciences
    • Other chemical sciences
  • Medical and health sciences
    • Nutrition and dietetics
  • Agricultural and food sciences
    • Agricultural animal production
    • Food sciences and (bio)technology
Keywords
sensory characterization quantification aroma
 
Project description

A human sensory panel is often purely subjective and suffers from inconsistency due to various human factors like individual variability, decrease in sensitivity and fatigue. The electronic nose would make it possible to evaluate and characterize the aroma of complex food products in a fast, repeatable and reliable way.