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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

Katarzyna Kotowska, Specialist katarzyna.kotowska@adm.uw.edu.pl

Partner in the following EIT Food projects

University of Warsaw
Education

EIT Food Government Executive Academy

EIT Food Government Executive Academy brings together public sector representatives from 28 RIS countries, researchers working in the field of agrifood innovations from industry, academia and European institutions.

University of Warsaw
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.

University of Warsaw
Education

EIT Food RIS Fellowships

The Action Line is divided into 2 complementary programmes – RIS Fellowships dedicated to Master of Science students and graduates and RIS Talents dedicated to Ph.D. students and postdocs from 28 EIT RIS countries which both aim to promote brain circulation, contributing to enhancing the innovativeness of personnel and development of scientific impact by supporting the creation and diffusion of high-quality new knowledge, skills, competences and solutions to food system challenges.

University of Warsaw
Regional Innovation Scheme

RIS Research Infrastructure Network

Connecting publicly funded agrifood research infrastructure to the market.

University of Warsaw
Education

Summer school on new product development for the food industry 2020

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.

University of Warsaw
Entrepreneurship

Seedbed Incubator

A 6-month programme that aims to transform innovative ideas and research breakthroughs into market-validated business propositions.

University of Warsaw
Innovation

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

Consumers are looking for convenience. This is reflected in the growth of food e-delivery. However, the extra traffic causes problems in dense populated areas and has a high impact on the environment (CO2, particulate matter,….).

University of Warsaw
Regional Innovation Scheme

RIS Consumer Engagement Labs

RIS Consumer Engagement Labs are pre-competitive co-creation sessions carried out by a similar group of consumers (selected based on specific segmentation criteria) in a joint, physical place and limited in time, focused on ideation/ development of new product concepts.

University of Warsaw
Innovation

Smart Tags for Improving Consumer Interaction in Food Value Chain

The Smart Tags communication project is set to increase consumer trust towards food products by sharing information about the food product value chain during the whole life-cycle of the product, enabling novel service concepts and interactivity between consumers and the food industry.

University of Warsaw
Regional Innovation Scheme

EIT Food Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS)

EIT Food Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS) implements the “EIT Food RIS Strategy, 2018-2020”.

University of Warsaw
Innovation

Increasing nutritional value (bio-stimulated) of selected performant tomato varieties to be cultivated in areas with temperate climate

The major objectives are to look for, evaluate and to select processing tomato cultivars best adapted to RIS northern countries.

University of Warsaw
Education

Professional Development Framework

EIT Food’s Professional Development Framework aims to provide a key resource for the food sector by creating an integrated approach to develop a skilled, innovative workforce.

University of Warsaw
Innovation

SmartFoodLogging (SFL)

In the fight against chronic diet-related diseases it is the EU food and health system organization’s aim to improve consumers’ food literacy. Food education in a form of professional personalised advice is more trusted and accepted by consumers.

University of Warsaw
Public Engagement

EIT Food TrustTracker®

Research has shown that consumers do not understand or trust in the food industry. This is thought to be driven by the gap between what consumers want and what the food industry provides.

University of Warsaw
Innovation

MAKE-IT! An infrastructure to hack simpler and smarter food value chains 2020

Creating smarter and simpler food value chains across Europe requires an infrastructure and capacity to stimulate and support innovation and entrepreneurship.

University of Warsaw
Education

Intellectual Property Management in the Food Sector: Safeguarding Your Trademarks in the Global Marketplace

Intellectual property is your company’s lifeblood. Learn what you need to do to safeguard it

University of Warsaw
Public Engagement

The EIT Food School Network: Integrating solutions to improve eating habits and reduce food wastage 2020

The “EIT Food School Network” third year activities are focused on the organisation of four stakeholder workshops (school staff, key organisations involved in regulating schools, academics and policy makers). Due to the current circumstances, these may be virtual. The aim of these workshops is to communicate results of the past two years of research conducted as part of the EIT Food School Network project and involve stakeholders in co-creation of activities and ideas going forward.

University of Warsaw
Public Engagement

Games of Food

Games of Food is increasing public awareness around balanced nutrition and a healthy lifestyle through the use of Escape games.

University of Warsaw
Innovation

Separating MycOtoxin-contaminated Wheat grains using Precision Farming technologies

Mycotoxins can significantly reduce food quality, especially in wheat production.

University of Warsaw
Education

EIT Food RIS Solutions

EIT Food RIS Solutions is aimed at engaging student groups with multi-disciplinary backgrounds, from RIS countries and of all educational levels, to work jointly on problem cases responding to agrifood challenges in RIS countries.

University of Warsaw
Public Engagement

How the corona crisis affects consumer behaviour and consumer demand for food products and services

The project will provide information on how the corona crisis will lead to changes in consumer behaviour.

University of Warsaw
Public Engagement

‘SEE & EAT’: Communicating the benefits of visual familiarity as a strategy for introducing healthy foods into children’s diets 2020

Healthy eating in childhood tracks into adulthood, so promoting dietary variety should begin early.

University of Warsaw
Education

Global Food Venture Programme

EIT Food’s flagship Global Food Venture programme is a dedicated offering to Doctoral Students across Europe working on food system challenges.

University of Warsaw
Education

WeValueFood 2020

WeValueFood (2-year project) has educated, engaged and advanced the young Europeans’ knowledge of and appreciation of food, thereby empowering the next generations to make the best choices about the food that they eat.

University of Warsaw
Entrepreneurship

MAKEit

To create smarter and simpler food value chains across Europe we need to develop both infrastructure and capacity which stimulate and supports
innovation and entrepreneurship.

University of Warsaw

Advancing careers in the food system

EIT Food’s Professional Development Framework aims to provide a key resource for the food sector by creating an integrated approach to develop a skilled, innovative workforce.

University of Warsaw
Public Engagement

Increasing consumer trust and support for the food supply chain and for food companies

Co-creating initiatives to increase consumer trust in food