The 17th Nordic workshop in Sensory Science

May 3rd - 4th 2018, Reykjavík, Iceland

Making Sense!

The theme is “Making Sense” and the topic of the Nordic Sensory Workshop 2018 will involve ALL our senses for use in food industry and beyond. The focus is on scientific results and their practical applications in the industrial environment. Examples will be provided of where, when and why sensory analyses can be used and applied within a wide range of product categories. Professionals and scientists working in the sensory and consumer field on product development and marketing aspects of consumer products will have the opportunity to meet and discuss sensory matters at a Nordic level. More details on the conference can be found here.


The Nordic Sensory Workshop will be held at the Matís headquarters at Vinlandsleid 12, Reykjavik.

Social Events

Guided tour will be offered in the afternoon May 4th. More information on the tour and suggestions for weekend activities can be found here.

Compusense is proud to sponsor the 17th Nordic workshop in Sensory Science. As a contributor to the growing field of sensory science, Compusense engages in research collaborations with academia and industry partners. For attendees to the Nordic workshop, we are pleased to offer a free download of our 2017 Sensory and Consumer Research Trend Report:

This report explores the latest trends in food science, innovative research, and diverse, global perspectives from within the sensory and consumer science industry.

In addition to topical, engaging articles, the report includes exclusive interviews with leading sensory scientists including Paula Varela-Tomasco (Nofima), Marianne Swaney-Stueve (Kansas State University), Chris Simons (Ohio State University), Kenny McMahon (Mondelez), and Harry Lawless (Cornell University).


Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir, Matis ltd.-Food and Biotech R&D institute, Iceland
Anne Normann, Berit Albinsson, RISE-The Swedish Research Institute, Sweden
Mats Carlehög, NOFIMA, Norway
Pia Ingholt Hedelund, Tanja Frydenlund Jaedeke, Teknologisk Institut, Denmark
Saara Pentikainen, Raija-Liisa Heinio, VTT-Technical Research Centre of Finland  Ltd, Finland


Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir
Aðalheiður Ólafsdóttir
Steinar B. Aðalbjörnsson
Rósa Jónsdóttir
Þóra Valsdóttir


Matís ohf.
Vínlandsleið 12
113, Reykjavik
Tel: +354 4225000


Kolbrún Sveinsdóttir