The EIT Food website is not compatible with Internet Explorer. Please visit our website with another browser, like Google Chrome, Firefox and Safari, for the best possible experience.
RIS Consumer Engagement Labs

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. 

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. The Lab methodology is developed jointly by industrial and academic experts, and activities are pre-competitive in nature, i.e. multiple companies could be inspired by insights into consumer preferences. In 2019, the Labs will be organized in Poland, Lithuania, Portugal and Spain, engaging older consumers (aged 60+). The activity contributes to the implementation of EIT Food RIS Strategy, Action Line 2 by strengthening the innovative ecosystems of targeted EIT RIS countries.

Partners

The following partners are involved in the project

Aarhus University
MASPEX
Sodexo
University of Warsaw
DOUXMATOK
University of Turin

Project Lead

Krzyszto Klincewicz
Institution

University of Warsaw

Contact details

kklincewicz@wz.uw.edu.pl

Related projects

EU Skills for Future

EU Skills for Future

EU Skills for Future, commonly name Skills4Future (S4F) is a Cross-KIC project with EIT RawMaterials and Climate-KIC which target students between 16-19 year old in RIS countries. The...

CHAMPP: Contemporary challenges and issues of the poultry production sector

CHAMPP: Contemporary challenges and issues of the poultry production sector

There is a need to highlight at the national and international level current challenges in this sector by providing support to SMEs through knowledge transfer in e.g. improvement of...

EWA- Empowering Women in Agrifood

EWA- Empowering Women in Agrifood

Up to 50 women entrepreneurs from countries with modest to moderate innovation rates (check countries here) will participate, during 6 months, in an educational programme tailored for female-specific challenges regarding entrepreneurship....

Related articles

EIT FAN Stories: Air Up Entrepreneurship

EIT FAN Stories: Air Up

17 September 2020

Plastic pollution has always been a relevant topic globally. The amount of drinks produced in plastic bottles worldwide is an ongoing concern. With that in mind, a team from Munich....

Creating a Sustainable Food System Part 1: Bracing for the journey ahead Consumer Behaviour

Creating a Sustainable Food System Part 1: Bracing for the journey ahead

06 August 2020

More than ever, there is a growing awareness of the impact of food poverty, unequal access to nutritious food, and the vital role that delivery, factory and retail workers play....