EIT Food Inspire - summer schools in innovation 2021

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The purpose of the Inspire summer schools under the auspices of EIT Food is to train students and young people in the labor market in innovation and to become entrepreneurs. Students will be trained in product development and business planning for new ideas and new opportunities related to current global food issues. In this way, they are prepared to face the challenges and changes that lie ahead in food production in the coming decades. In 2021, 6 summer schools will be offered, each of which will take about 3 weeks. Matís will take part in summer schools about aquaculture and new protein sources in food that take place in late summer. 

Applications have already been opened for summer school for new protein sources of the future!

We encourage master's and doctoral students to study summer school alone and draw attention to the fact that most universities value these courses as 4 ECTS credits. 

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Protein for Future - summer school 2021.

Do you want to develop new ideas on the future proteins in our diet to counteract some of the causes of climate change through entrepreneurial capacity training in a 3 week summer school starting August 16th and ending September 3rd? 

You will be taught how new and alternative proteins, like plant, cell and insect based proteins, can be integrated in our food systems. You will work and be coached in teams. You will end up in new business ideas that will be pitched in front of professional jury. Critical questions on how to develop a sustainable future food system will be addressed. How can new and alternative food proteins be integrated into our food systems? What are the technological obstacles, and what are the regulatory and consumer / market related barriers? How do we design and develop alternative proteins and how can we develop and formulate alternative protein based food products.

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