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Open call to look for a collaborative center to impart a master class about Pulse Electric Fields (PEF) for healthier virgin olive oil extraction

Phenoils consortium and EPS are looking for a University or Research center to carry out and educational worshop about new technologies for the increase of phenols and yield in virgin olive oil extraction during 2021-2022 season.
EIT Food West
Deadline: 15 September 2021

Subject of the call

Within the EIT FOOD project - PHENOILS (New technologies implementation in RIS regions’ olive oil mills for healthier olive oil extraction), the partner company of the EPS consortium (EnergyPulse Systems) launches this request in search of an interested center for the realization of a Master Class on one of the new and most potential
techniques in development for the improvement of the current extraction
processes of Virgin Olive Oil.


The program should be carried out in a center of Greece between September and December 2021 and will be taught by the technicians of EPS (EnergyPulse Systems), which will describe the new technology developed by them based on Pulse Electric fields for the improvement of the extraction and quality of Olive Virgin Oils (increased content in natural antioxidants for the production of an Extra Virgin Olive Oil of
superior quality).

The centers that could accede to this call would be:

· University, within Bachelor’s
Degrees in Chemical Sciences, Engineering, Food Technology, Pharmacy,
Biochemistry and Biology.

· Center for specialized studies.

· Master’s activity of food technology
specialization or quality technology and food

For more information on the Phenoils project, in which 3 new extraction
techniques are being studied for improving the natural antioxidant content of
extra virgin olive oils, you can consult the website


The tasks of the facilitator include:

· To publish and diseminate in its website and social networks the online course

· Help the speakers (EPS) with the dissemination of the course link to students and registered professionals

· Provide students and registered professionals with the participation agreement in the course that will be sent from the speaker (EPS) to justify their participation in EIT FOOD.


- University/Research Center/Congress/Online master

- Location. Greece

- Experiencie in conducting online workshops, webinars, trainings or group activities, using online tools and platforms.

- Experiencie working with high level experts will be considered an asset.

- Experience in food and edible oils

- Capability and experience successfully dynamizing and facilitating workshops with
multinational groups for executive level participants, non-native English
speakers (group of approximately 30 people).


The course will be held from November 1, 2021 to December 20, 2021 and will consist of 3 hours of course plus the delivery of documentation related to the same course.


The course will be free, without any compromise of payment from the University/Research Center/Congress/Online master or participants.


The open call will be published from July 15, 2021 until September 15,
2021, after which the collaborating entity will be selected.

To carry out the master class application at your
center/university/master, you can contact:

Duarte Rego:

Marcos Pereira:

Herminia Millán:

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