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InnovPlanet
Summer School

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Free 3-week course where you will develop entrepreneurial skills and acquire knowledge about sustainable agriculture and targeted nutrition to create a new innovative product.

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Program

PART I
July 4th - July 15th
2 weeks online course + final assessment 

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PART II
July 25th - July 29th
1 week on-site (Portugal)
for the top-performing students
in the assessment (facultative)

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Objectives

  • Develop your knowledge of sustainable agriculture and innovative farming practices, by linking the role of soil health to targeted nutrition towards a better health and wellbeing.

  • Provide you with a  toolkit to become effective innovators in the food system, including design thinking, business idea development, entrepreneurial self-efficacy, team building, market research, risk analysis, negotiation, pitching, among others.

  • Apply your knowledge of sustainable farming and nutrition to innovate on products or techniques that impact the food system.

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Who can apply?

We are looking for innovation enthusiasts within the food system who want to improve lifes by providing safer and healthier products, from several backgrounds (e.g. Food Science, Other Sciences: Engineering, Business/ Marketing, Informatics and Computational Science):

Undergraduates

Postdoctoral researchers

Master Students

Young professionals

PhD Students

Aspiring entrepreneurs

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Price & Conditions

This summer school is free and has unlimited spots. It is open for all citizens from Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS) countries*.

*Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Montenegro, Poland, Portugal, Republic of North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine.