For PhD students: Training course in “Sustainable Intervention technologies for controlling food Safety and Stability (SUIT4FOOD)”

ERASMUS programme
Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB), Potsdam, Germany
19th to 23th March 2018

This postgraduate ERASMUS training programme brings together international experts from seven different European countries with expertise in sustainable intervention technologies, food legislation, science communication and entrepreneurship. The programme will develop autonomous initiatives in problem based studies of complex food processes including the quantitative analysis of the microbial and enzymatic activity following their application on different food matrices.

The programme will provide tailored, interactive training to participants in areas such as:

  • Microwave heating, High Hydrostatic Pressure, UV light, Ultrasound, Cold atmospheric plasma
  • Kinetic modelling of safety and quality indices of products by sustainable intervention technologies
  • Knowledge transfer, entrepreneurship and communications
  • Harmonisation and legislation

Partner institutes are: University of Malta, Malta; National Technical University of Athens, Greece; Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy e.V., Germany; Creta Farm S.A., Germany; Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC), Spain; Global Harmonization Initiative GHI-Association, Austria; neoplas GmbH, Germany; RISE – Research Institutes of Sweden, Sweden; International Life Sciences Institute European branch AISBL, Belgium.

The programme will be of particular interest to Masters or (early stage) PhD students with an interest in Sustainable Intervention technologies in the Food and Bioscience field. Participants will accrue 5 ECTS credits.

Applications are invited for a number of travel and subsistence awards to attend this ERASMUS Intensive Programme which will be held at ATB – Potsdam (Germany), 19th to 23th March 2018

For more information contact:

Epameinondas Xanthakis
PhD-Senior Scientist

(Application Deadline 31-01-2018)