EIT Food Government Executive Academy (EIT Food GEA) is an executive-level training program for public sector representatives from Southern and Eastern European countries, deepening their knowledge of agri-food innovations and sectoral regulation, and helping address societal challenges across Europe through mission-based policies and Smart Specialization Strategies.
The 4th edition will be held online on 15, 16 and 22 June 2021 with subsequent mentored teamwork and final session in October-November 2021. We are pleased to announce that this year Bioazul is part of the organizing team with the University of Warsaw, EIT Food, Danone and VTT, who are working to ensure that the Academy provide the applicants expert knowledge on challenges faced by the global agri-food industry, state-of-the-art technologies relevant to the contemporary food system and best practices in innovation management.
This program also offers an opportunity to exchange best practices that will contribute to further improvements of Research & Innovation Smart Specialization Strategies and inspire the future development of operational programs based on the EU Structural and Investment Funds as well as networking opportunities for public sector representatives from different regions and countries.
Furthermore, the Government Executive Academy will offer:
- Workshops focused of real-life challenges experienced by food industry players and actual needs of industry and customers.
- Lectures about complexity of food system, state-of-the-art technologies and innovations developed by the agri-food industry.
- Highly interactive learning program based on case-studies and real-life examples.
- Opportunity to work with European experts in agri-food industry and innovation management.
- Participants do not pay tuition and receive lump sums to cover travel and subsistence.
- Excellent opportunities to build an international network of policy makers working on the agri-food related Research & Innovation Smart Specialization Strategies (RIS3), exchanging experiences to continuously improve the national and regional policies.
You can find more information here (https://timo.wz.uw.edu.pl/gea/ ).