UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE
UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE

A world-leading University whose mission is to contribute to society through the pursuit of education, learning, and research at the highest international levels of excellence.

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE

Department of Plant Sciences, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EA, UK

CLC: North-West

Country: United Kingdom

http://www.cam.ac.uk

Contact

Mercedes Hernandez-Gomez mercedes.hernandez-gomez@admin.cam.ac.uk
+44 758 327 8679

Partner in the following EIT Food projects

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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

Food tech transitions: reconnecting agri-food, technology, and society

The Food Tech Transition Summer School 2019 is the outcome of an academic partnership between Universität Hohenheim as main partner, and Queen's University Belfast and University of Cambridge, together with industrial partner Energy Pulse

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Education

EIT Food Venturing School

30 students from many study backgrounds and many countries will come together to use their scientific expertise to come up with new concepts and products that will lead to sustainable utilisation of marine resources

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Education

Venture creation as part of food related trade and scientific events

Matis ohf, VTT in Finland and Judge Business School of the University of Cambridge will create and pilot test a venture creation workshop connected to Design March and Food and Fun events in March 2018

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Algal Biotechnology Techniques and opportunities for the sustainable bioeconomy 2019

Algae are aquatic and land plant-like organisms that can be used for a huge range of food products and sustainable food production pipelines

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Education

Algal Biotechnology Techniques and opportunities for the sustainable bio economy

The aim of this professional development course is to provide introductory and advanced hands-on training and theory in algal biology, culturing, growth and subsequent molecular and metabolite analysis under laboratory and small scale pilot facilities

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Education

Venture creation as part of food related trade and scientific events II

Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research in Olsztyn (IARFR) Poland, Matis ohf in Iceland, VTT in Finland and University of Cambridge, England will run a venture creation workshop connected to XXIV Session of Young Scientific Staff and VII International Session for Young Researchers in Olsztyn Poland in June 2019

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Innovation

MIDSA - MIcroencapsulated Diets for Sustainable Aquaculture

There is a global need to sustainably increase aquaculture production to meet the needs of a growing population

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Education

Food Innovation Lab - EIT Summer School 2019

Innovative solutions are required to tackle the global food challenges of today and identify opportunities along the entire food value chain

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Education

WE Lead

Women continue to be under-represented in leadership positions within academia, big business and start-up ventures

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Education

Improving Food Production with Agricultural Technology and Plant Biotechnology

Providing exclusive access to some of the most cutting-edge research solutions to the biggest issues in food security, this MOOC showcases approaches in agricultural technology, plant biotechnology and post-harvest food processing developed by world-leading Universities and industrial pioneers of the sector

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Public Engagement

The #AnnualFoodAgenda

The #AnnualFoodAgenda encourages consumers to think about the food they eat, increasing their knowledge of the entire value chain, and linking healthy diets to an active and healthy lifestyle, as well as to a healthier planet

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Innovation

The development of organic supply chains that drive fair, transparent and healthy options for the consumer

The organic food supply system in Europe must rank among one of the most important in terms of trust

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Education

EIT Food Summer School 2018 on Digital Food Supply Chains

Are you ready to bring your ideas for a sustainable food supply chain to life? Following the success of last year’s Winter School, Queen’s University Belfast, Technical University of Munich and University of Cambridge will come together to host an EIT Food Entrepreneurship Summer School this September in Belfast

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Public Engagement

The FutureKitchen Virtual Reality and EatingHealthy Video Infotainment Series

In 2019, EIT Food Partners are debuting ‘Future Kitchen’, an exciting new virtual reality, video and animation series on FoodUnfolded

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Entrepreneurship

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

Creating a smarter and simpler food value chain across Europe requires an infrastructure and capacity to stimulate and support innovation and entrepreneurship that needs to be developed

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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

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Education

IValueFood

IValueFood (3 year project) will enhance consumer health and support the European Agri-food economy by improving future generations’ knowledge of, and engagement with, food

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Entrepreneurship

EIT Food Accelerator Network

Once you have applied for FAN, you will go through a rigorous selection process where you will be judged by a series of experts including successful entrepreneurs, investors and experts from the agriculture and food industries

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Entrepreneurship

EIT Food Accelerator Network (FAN)

The existing EIT FAN (Food Accelerator Network) programme will be expanded to 5 acceleration hubs based in UK, ES, CH, IL and DE thereby enabling greater business impact from European research and innovation

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