Inspire Programme will raise awareness on global food challenges, educate in latest & greatest innovations in Food & Agriculture and will raise the entrepreneurial capacity of participants and business creation skills.Inspire will focus on practical approaches and give participants the toolkit that is needed to become effective innovators in the food system. It will provide training in food systems and equip with knowledge on design thinking, business idea development, market analysis and more. Inspire Programme is designed to engage the participants with universities, corporates, startups, research labs by practically demonstrating the benefits of EIT Food Knowledge Triangle integration through collaboration between talents from higher education, entrepreneurs, professionals and industrial companies and startups.
The inspire summer school series was designed for young students, entrepreneurs, researchers, and professionals interested in creating a business idea around our food system's most significant issues. Each summer school, organized in collaboration with various leading European institutes, starts with a one-week introductory online platform to guide participants in delving into a particular food issue, identifying gaps, the latest trends and opportunities. Additionally, participants learn the fundamentals of entrepreneurship and design thinking techniques necessary to found a business. Following the online platform, we will gather the participants for an intensive week, where they are encouraged to apply their learning hands-ons and work with peers to develop business ideas. The programme encourage participants to interact with various food system stakeholder by practically demonstrating the benefits of EIT Food Knowledge Triangle integration through collaboration between talents from higher education, entrepreneurs, professionals and industrial companies and startups.