ConFoN 2018: First Annual Conference on Food, Bio & Nano Technology

Integrating Food, Bio and Nano Technology to Solve the Food and Nutrition Challenge
August 16-17, 2018

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About Us

The main aim will be to bring all technologists working in the area of food, bio and water to a single platform to discuss about current research gaps, opportunities and challenges


The Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology (Formerly Indian Institute of Crop Processing Technology) (IIFPT) is a pioneer educational and R&D Institution under the Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoPFI). The IIFPT is located on a 15-acre campus in Thanjavur Read More

About FoBNano

The vision of a few Food, Bio & Nano Technologists of India gave birth to the idea of forming the Association of Food and Bio Nanotechnology in 2018 mainly to provide a common forum to the Food and Bio Nanotechnologists of India and abroad to meet and to share experience and research observations in the field of Food, Bio & Nano Technology.

About ConFoN 2018

Researchers, academicians, scholars and students will have a single platform to showcase their research results and share their experiences. It will be especially important for naïve researchers to apply technology for healthier and safer foods and water. This is the first of its kind conference dedicated especially for food, bio and nano technology. Read More

Important Features

ConFoN 2018 is first of its kind conference organized by Association of Food and Bio Nanotechnology and IIFPT, Thanjavur. We are unique in following aspects:

Springer Journals and Book

Springer is collaborating with ConFoN 2018 and FoBNano with its journals and book series. Environmental Chemistry Letters (Springer Journal, 3.6 Impact Factor) and Sustainable Agricultural Reviews (Springer Book Series)

Renowned Speakers

ConFoN 2018, FoBNano and IIFPT are welcoming leading industries, companies and start-ups to showcase and project their product and services to scientists, professors, students, and other participants. As an unique highlight, selected young researchers will be given the opportunity to present major findings of their research work during the technical sessions.

Industry-Academia Meet

ConFoN 2018, FoBNano and IIFPT are welcoming representatives from leading industries, companies and start-ups to particiapte in the industry-academia meet that would focus on trending areas of food, bio and nano technology; particularly on research needs in these fields.

Attractive Prizes

Best Poster Presentions will be facilitated with plaques, mementos and cash prizes during ConFoN 2018.

Featured Personalities

Renowned personalities, plenary speakers, speakers and industrial experts who accepted to be part of ConFoN 2018

ConFoN 2018 Themes

  1. Nano-therapeutics and nanobiotechnology

  2. Nanotechnology in food engineering and packaging

  3. Nanobiosensors

  4. Nanotoxicology: risk and safety assessment

  5. Nanocarriers for nutrient delivery

  6. Nutraceticals and functional foods

  7. Food biotechnology

  8. Food science and nutrition

  9. Novel food processing techniques

  10. Environmental nanotechnology


Registation details for Confon 2018 are given below. Delegates are requested to make the payment as a Demand Draft in favour of "The Director, IIFPT" payable at Thanjavur. All payments must follow with payment details (ïncluding names, affiliations and total amount paid) by e-mail to

Industrial Personnel (INR)

  • Late Registration
  • 4000

Faculty / Scientists / Project Staffs (INR)

  • Late Registration
  • 3000


  • Late Registration
  • 1500

Organizing Team

Message from the Chairperson's Desk will be updated shortly

Dr.C. Anandharama krishnan

Chairperson, ConFoN’18

Details and Contacts

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Organizing Team
ConFoN 2018
Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology
(Formerly Indian Institute of Crop Processing Technology)
Ministry of Food Processing Industries, Government of India
Pudukkottai Road, Thanjavur - 613 005
Tamil Nadu

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