UNIVERSITY OF TORINO
UNIVERSITY OF TORINO

The University of Torino (UNITO) is one of the largest Italian Universities, with about 70,000 students, 3,900 employees, and 1,800 post-graduate and post-doctoral research fellows. It manages roughly 500 projects per year (among which 115 FP7 research projects and 46 H2020 projects funded up to date).

UNIVERSITY OF TORINO

UNIVERSITY OF TORINO

Via Verdi 8, 10124 Torino, Italy

CLC: South

Country: Italy

http://www.unito.it

Contact

Marco Degani eitfood@unito.it
+39 116 709 616 or +39 116 709 605 or +39 116 709 620

Partner in the following EIT Food projects

UNIVERSITY OF TORINO
Education

Farm to Fork: Sustainable food production in a changing environment

Global food supply chains are increasingly encountering considerable problems impacting on safety and sustainability affecting the food industry and reducing consumer trust

UNIVERSITY OF TORINO
Education

Exploring Controversies in Food Production

The MOOC ‘Engaging with Controversies in the Food System’ will be developed and led by the University of Reading (UoR), working with researchers at the University of Turin (UNITO), the educational team at the European Food Information Council (EUFIC) and a Rising Food Star to be identified

UNIVERSITY OF TORINO
Education

Summer School on “Entrepreneurship for food product innovation”

In 2018, the University of Turin and the University of Hohenheim successfully implemented a Summer School (SumS) on “Entrepreneurship for Food Product Innovation” that is offered in Turin in September 2018 for the first time

UNIVERSITY OF TORINO
Innovation

C-SNIPER: Campylobacter-Specific Nullification via Innovative Phage-mediated Enteropathogen Reduction

Campylobacteriosis is the most frequently reported food-borne illness in the EU

UNIVERSITY OF TORINO
Innovation

FROM WASTE TO FARM: insect larvae as tool for welfare improvement in poultry

The aim of this project is to test the effects of innovative ingredients (insect larvae) in poultry feeding to allow sustainable production, to improve animal welfare and to potentially meet the consumer demand for healthier, more natural and bettertasting products

UNIVERSITY OF TORINO

Summer School on ‘Entrepreneurship for food product innovation’

The consortium will implement a Summer School (SumS) on “Entrepreneurship for food product innovation” sponsored by KIC European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT)

UNIVERSITY OF TORINO
Education

Animal Feed Quality and Safety

The quality and safety of animal feed  are of primary importance to ensuring healthy meat production systems

UNIVERSITY OF TORINO

Understanding Different Diets: Mediterranean, Baltic sea, and Okinawa

This MOOC explored the main components of the Mediterranean, Baltic and Okinawa diets and how they affect human health

UNIVERSITY OF TORINO
Education

Food for Thought: The Relationship Between Food, Gut and Brain.

The relationship between food and brain works in both directions

UNIVERSITY OF TORINO
Education

Innovative Food Systems Teaching and Learning (IFSTAL) Europe Programme

Increasingly, in order to solve complex, food-related problems, there is a need for multidisciplinary, collaborative approaches that simultaneously target different parts of the food system

UNIVERSITY OF TORINO

Trust in Our Food: Understanding Food Supply System

This MOOC explored the challenges and responsibilities of different people in the food system, including the role of the consumer

UNIVERSITY OF TORINO
Education

How to effectively change food habits: innovative techniques and personalized nutrition approaches

Our project targets professionals in the health and fitness sectors that routinely deliver interventions to change the eating habits of their clients

UNIVERSITY OF TORINO
Education

An Introduction to Food Systems: Scientific, Technical and Socioeconomic Principles to Facilitate the Creation of Food Value Networks

The food sector is undergoing dramatic changes fostered by global challenges such as growing competition for resources, a rise of the global population, and changes in demographics and consumer behavior

UNIVERSITY OF TORINO
Public Engagement

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

Parents know children should eat 5 portions of fruit and veg a day, but children often fall far short of meeting this target

UNIVERSITY OF TORINO

Superfoods: Myths and Truths

What is a 'superfood'? What foods are 'superfoods'? What effect do they have on the body and society? Find out with this course

UNIVERSITY OF TORINO
Education

Focus on Farmers

Agricultural technologies and innovations offer significant opportunities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of farm businesses, through optimised yields, reduced environmental impact and increased profitability

UNIVERSITY OF TORINO
Education

SME Workshop: Supporting SMEs for new business opportunities-2019

The main objectives of the SME workshops are an innovation process around “sustainable food production” to identify challenges and solutions in an accelerated innovation process building on the experiences of a previous project

UNIVERSITY OF TORINO
Education

CHAMPP: Contemporary challenges and issues of the poultry production sector

The aim of the SME workshops is to identify contemporary challenges and solutions in the poultry industry dedicated to feed manufacturers, advisors, farmers and employees in poultry factories, as well as managers responsible for the strategy and profitability of fodder and poultry production, all from RIS-eligible regions

UNIVERSITY OF TORINO

Farm to Fork: Sustainable Food Production in a Changing Environment

Understand how food goes from farm to fork: explore food security, supply chains, food production and agriculture

UNIVERSITY OF TORINO
Education

Global Food Venture program 2018

In 2018 a cohort of 24 PhD students experienced a Journey of 6 months to develop their product idea into a feasible business opportunity

UNIVERSITY OF TORINO
Innovation

INNOPOULTRY. The poultry food chain: tackling old problems with innovative approaches

The aim of this project is to test and to promote solutions for the poultry industry in Italy, Poland and Spain in the area of safety risks for public health

UNIVERSITY OF TORINO
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 TORINO
Education

Global Food Venture Programme

The Global Food Venture Programme enables highly qualified PhD students from across Europe to turn their innovative research into successful business propositions

UNIVERSITY OF TORINO
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

UNIVERSITY OF TORINO
Education

Food System Master of Science Programme 2018

In 2018, EIT Food will begin the initial phase of the development of EIT Food's flagship Food System Master Program, an integrated graduate degree program organized by 10 academic institutions and industrial partners from across EIT Foods pan-European partner network to prepare students to drive a future transformation of the food system and increase the competitiveness of their future employing companies

UNIVERSITY OF TORINO
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

UNIVERSITY OF TORINO
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

UNIVERSITY OF TORINO
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 TORINO
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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