Do you want to innovate with sustainable packaging concepts?
APPLICATIONS OPEN FROM MONDAY APRIL 6TH TO TUESDAY 30TH JUNE 2020
The purpose of the summer school is to discuss the latest developments in sustainable food packaging, and train talent with a more holistic approach to food packaging business entrepreneurship.
This summer school responds to the needs of the new circular economy and create start-up ideas.This is an urgent need that requires tremendous collaborative efforts, in an environment still very fragmented, from municipalities recycling policies, to consumer demands, to technical challenges in supply chain and distribution, and of course, food quality and safety of the product.
The program, targeted to talented Master, PhD students and young professionals, offers a unique 20 day program that allows students to experience creating thinking, innovation and entrepreneurship, with the final objective of translating their findings into real-world business solutions. Training will be delivered through a mix of guest lecturers from industry and academia, and group work, to allow participants to generate an idea, strengthen it with the help of qualified mentors, and pitch it in a professional setting. There will be two awards for the best solutions!