Centre des Sciences du Goût et de l'Alimenation (CSGA), France
Organisational form: government
Focus on: sensory perception and eating behavior
Major activities: research, education and training
Created in 2010, the Centre for Taste and Feeding Behaviour (CSGA) belongs to AgroSup Dijon, CNRS, INRA and University of Burgundy. This unit carries out original and unique research on food flavour, sensory perception and eating behaviour, while focusing particularly on the impact of food on health and well-being.
The CSGA which includes about 150 scientists and technical staff and about 40 students developed complementary competencies in key-thematic fields with expertise recognized throughout the world: physiology, neurobiology, chemistry, sensory evaluation, ethology and psychology are disciplines mastered by the different research teams.