Germany, Munich AND Israel, Haifa

Sustainable Food Systems

when 1 September 2019 - 13 September 2019
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 EC

The ‘Sustainable Food Systems’ Summer School aims to address current and future sustainability challenges of the food system. Participants will take on a production, consumption, and socio-economic angle to tackle issues such as environmental footprint, biodiversity, and food waste by creating entrepreneurial business ideas.

Course leader

The summer school is co-located in Haifa, Israel and Munich, Germany. The first week will be at Technion in Haifa and the second week at TUM in Munich.

Target group

The Entrepreneurship Summer School encourages citizens – university students, PhD/Post-Doc candidates, young professionals, from interdisciplinary backgrounds – to create, evaluate, and implement their ideas for a sustainable food system.

Course aim

Participants will be split up into interdisciplinary teams and learn methodological skills in ideation, business creation, and product development to create idea concepts. Furthermore participants will be able to make informed decisions about their future career as either an entrepreneur, researcher or intrapreneur in the food industry. Promising MVPs will have the chance to get support in the EIT Food Accelerator Network.

Fee info

EUR 0: No participation fees are charged.
Housing during the summer school and transfer from Haifa to Munich will be provided.
Participants are responsible for travel costs to Haifa and from Munich.
Participants need to cover costs for food on their own.