UNIVERSITY OF WARSAW
UNIVERSITY OF WARSAW

Profile

The University of Warsaw, the largest and top-ranked university in Poland, Polish leader in implementing R&D projects, has scientific expertise in multiple fields: social and economic sciences, mathematical and computer sciences, chemistry and biology as well as research strengthening the sustainability of the food system.

Competences & Capabilities

Main areas of research and development expertise in the field of food are:

  • Research on consumer behaviour combined analysis in psychology, sociology, social anthropology, marketing and economics;
  • Regulatory frameworks for the food industry;
  • Operations and strategic management in FMCG sector;
  • Corporate Social Responsibility in the food sector;
  • Big data analytics;
  • Assessment of biological and chemical hazards and food spoilage;
  • Research on food ingredients and nutrient biofortification of food crops.
UNIVERSITY OF WARSAW

University of Warsaw, Office of University Advancement, Krakowskie Przedmieście 26/28, 00-927 Warsaw, Poland

http://www.en.uw.edu.pl

Contact

Maciej Barton maciej.barton@adm.uw.edu.pl

Partner in the following EIT Food projects

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Entrepreneurship

Seedbed Incubator

This multi-location pre-accelerator programme will train and support teams over a four month period

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Innovation

GLAD - Green Last Mile Delivery: a more sustainable way for food home delivery tailored to consumer needs

The objective of the GLAD activity (Green last mile delivery) is to develop both a strategy and a platform that helps making the last mile in food e-commerce at the same time sustainable and adapted to consumer needs while taking into account the economic reality

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Innovation

SmartFoodLogging (SFL)

SFL will develop a platform where health coaches and consumers come together to motivate user reaching their goal

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Public Engagement

EIT Food TrustTracker®

The EIT Food TrustTracker® is an evidenced-based questionnaire which has been developed to measuring consumer trust in the food industry and is an important first step towards understanding this gap

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Public Engagement

Games of Food

Escape games provide an opportunity to share educational messages in an enjoyable way

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Regional Innovation Scheme

RIS Consumer Engagement Labs

Unlike typical sensory panels and consumer surveys, they will not involve testing of sample products but creation of innovative, non-yet-existing combinations of product features and benefits

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Regional Innovation Scheme

EIT Food Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS)

It also encompasses a portfolio of instruments dedicated to beneficiaries from EIT RIS countries and intended to stimulate their innovative and entrepreneurial potential and to promote their international exposure

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Public Engagement

The EIT Food School Network: Integrating solutions to improve eating habits and reduce food wastage

The approaches being developed are different for each age-group, focusing on the interventions most appropriate and useful at each developmental stage

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Education

An Introduction to Food Systems: Scientific, Technical and Socioeconomic Principles to Facilitate the Creation of Food Value Networks

The course will focus on: An Introduction to Food Systems ; Fundamentals of System Sciences ; Food System Nodes I: Production & Processing ; and Food System Nodes II: Distribution and Consumption, Side Streams, Food Integrity Who should join the course Professionals in the food and agriculture sector (i

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Regional Innovation Scheme

EIT Food RIS Fellowships

Candidates are selected using transparent criteria and will participate in 3-6 months internships

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Education

Global Food Venture Programme

The Global Food Venture Programme enables highly qualified PhD students from across Europe to turn their innovative research into successful business propositions

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Education

Food System Master of Science Programme

Develop in-depth knowledge about food systems through studying consecutively at three distinct European academic institutions and use your knowledge to drive the future transformation of the food system

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Entrepreneurship

MAKE-IT!

We will achieve this by:  Convening a network of ‘maker spaces’, providing collaborative spaces to make, learn, explore and share, for hackathons and further prototyping resources; Designing and delivering a series of hackathons across Europe where different stakeholders come together to find solutions to identified industry challenges in specific value chains; Training professionals to be able to develop entrepreneurial capabilities across the food value chain in Europe

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Education

Professional Development Framework

This activity will propose a framework, consult with partners, and run five pilot programmes to provide examples of development for different constituents: graduates, established employees (technical and managerial), top talent, and entrepreneurs

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Education

WeValueFood

Novel approaches will be used to engage with next generation audiences: students from primary school to university