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EIT Food Summer School on New Product Development open in 28 RIS countries

28 February 2020 North-East, South, Albania The training brings together 40 professionals from different backgrounds and countries, who will have an opportunity to gain knowledge of the tools, techniques, and methodologies used in the process of new product development in the food industry.

EIT Food Summer School on New Product Development open in 28 RIS countries


The summer school will include innovative approaches to teaching and learning in the delivery of the programme, namely: it will not only include lectures, but mainly interactive workshops, engaging project assignments, computer-based simulations, and case studies related to real examples, prepared jointly by partners from academia and industry.

After five 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 summer school will take place between the 24th and 28th of August 2020 in Warsaw, Poland.
  • Applications are open between the 16th of March and the 30th of April 2020.


The EIT Food Summer School on NPD is targeted towards food professionals and outstanding students from 28 RIS countries (Albania, Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine).

We’re looking for professionals from small and medium-sized companies, people connected to NPD and individuals that have worked in the food industry in the past or want to be a part of the food sector in the future: e.g. start-ups and company employees, PhD candidates, scholars and students with relevant background in the food sector.

The EIT Food Summer School on NPD does not charge a tuition fee!

Please apply at EIT Food Application Portal.

Please, visit the website of the EIT Food Summer School to find out more about the programme and organization of the event.

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