Skills for new product development in the food industry
|Type||EIT RIS Programmes, workshop|
|Nominal duration||online, one working week from Monday to Friday (8 hours per day)|
|Awards||(At the end of the workshop, participants will receive a document confirming their participation in the workshop)|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
The ideal applicant should:
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Necessity of uploading documents confirming the candidate’s education and work experience into the Dream Appy system:
Applications are accepted from the following territories (based on citizenship): Albania, Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine.
Working knowledge of English language, preferably at least C1
In today’s food markets, New Product Development (NPD) projects are critical to the success and development of organizations. Therefore, the Skills for new product development in the food industry workshop is a unique opportunity to get up-to-date knowledge on trends in the food sector, meet professionals, get to know real case studies from industry companies and become an expert in the development of new products in the food market!
Skills for new product development in the food industry workshop brings together 50 participants from different backgrounds and countries, who will come to virtual training to gain knowledge of the tools, techniques, and methodologies used in the process of new product development in the food industry. After a few days of not only listening, but also experiencing the practical application of these tools and techniques in a simulated environment, the participants will be ready to initiate, plan, execute, monitor and control the projects aimed at the development and marketing of new products and services, as well as to introduce innovations to the market in the food industry.
The aim of our workshops is to turn your ideas into action!
The workshop is based on an innovative approach to teaching and learning and will include interactive trainings, involving project tasks, computer simulations, sensory evaluations, virtual tours, video case studies, live food processing sessions, interactive teaching materials and case study analysis. It will be delivered by experts from academia and industry, namely: University of Warsaw, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Aarhus University, PepsiCo International, Elea, BeYou, Campden BRI Hungary Ltd. and CSIC- Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas. The workshop will present, among others, the following topics and sessions:
- the challenges of NPD in the food industry after COVID-19
- consumers’ creativity in NPD processes, especially in idea creation and concept building
- innovation through Design Thinking in NPD process
- research-industry cooperation in NPD
- sensory analysis for NPD
- processing of food products using innovative methods
- simulation based training on Project Management
- case-studies presented by industrial partners from regional and global perspectives