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Latest updates, news and events coverage about COFVI.

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Panel testing at NAB, Mumbai

CPL India recently conducted a panel testing session for the first time at NAB (National association for blinds) in Mumbai. The session marked attendance of 30 participants from various fields of life associated with NAB and COFVI.

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COTY PRESTIGE VISITS THE COLLEGE OF FRAGRANCE FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED IN MUMBAI (COFVI)

Mr Andrew Burton of Coty Prestige visited V.G. Vaze College Mumbai in November to learn more about the work of COFVI and explore potential areas ...

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CPL AROMAS DIRECTORS VISIT COFVI PROJECT

The directors of CPL Aromas have taken the opportunity to visit the COFVI project at the V.G Vaze College in Mumbai whilst attending a board meeting at CPL India.

FIRMENICH INDIA SUPPORTS A BRIGHTER FUTURE FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED GRADUATES

Building on its commitment to diversity and inclusion, Firmenich is proud to announce its collaboration with the College of Fragrance for the Visually Impaired (COFVI), in India to enable professional opportunities for its visually impaired graduates. This relationship builds on Firmenich’s expanding collaboration with blind and visually impaired people as “sensory panelists” to assess flavors and fragrances.

Fragrance House Recruits Visually Impaired Students in Key Positions

Following the publication of research indicating a heightened level of odour perception amongst the visually impaired; several Fragrance companies have now provided employment to students of a new perfumery course designed specifically for the visually impaired.

How the blind are following their nose to a better life

The Times of India look at how COFVI is changing the lives of India's blind community

Scenting an opportunity

The BBC follows the success of COFVI

How the blind are following their nose to a better future

The Time of India write inspiring piece on the work of COFVI

Fragrance House Recruits Visually Impaired Students in Key Positions

The second batch of students have begun a course designed to help the visually impaired enter the fragrance industry, following ground-breaking research that showed that the blind and partially sighted often have an enhanced sense of smell.

New visually impaired students to attend Fragrance training at COFVI

Ten new students will begin a 12 month course at The College of Fragrance for the Visually Impaired (COFVI) on the 10th of September in Mumbai.

Fragrant employment opportunities created for the visually impaired of India

In a fascinating lecture at the conference, the work of COFVI (The College of Fragrance for the Visually Impaired) was described by Sheetal Desai, Managing Director at CPL Aromas India.