Annual training and networking programme for food industry experts
The programme focuses on the development of the strategy and the expertise of the related systems in the food sector. It offers insight into the challenges of food industry innovation and new regulations, enabling to share good practices and network with industry experts.
Online training (four webinars) and two-day on-site training are organised.
The programme is for free and travel expenses of the participants are also covered.
Annually, about 40 participants from the entire world participate in the programme.
RIS Fellowships Internship is an internship programme for Bachelor’s and Master’s students, who wish to get experience at international enterprises in food industry and strengthen the food ecosystem development.
RIS Talents is an internship programme for Doctoral students, who wish to get experience at international enterprises in food industry and strengthen the food ecosystem development.
The internship lasts for three to six months between June and December. During this period, participants get practical experience in addressing real industry challenges, improving analytical thinking and problem-solving skills, obtaining professional contacts.
During the internship, RIS Talents participants are involved in EIT Food innovation projects and R&D projects of partner organisations.
Participants receive monthly scholarship. It amounts EUR 1350 for RIS Fellowships Internship participants and EUR 2000 for RIS Talents.
Application for the internship programmes is announced once a year. Students are admitted as a result of a competition.