WP5: Third Cycle Degree and Technology Transfer


Main objective of WP5 is the development of activities aimed to discuss and identify the paradigm shifts required for the Food Science and Technology (FS&T) PhD curriculum of the future that enhances teaching and learning by:

  • addressing academia/industry needs to meet mutual future innovation challenges;
  • enhancing collaboration with the food job market;
  • promoting new approaches to encourage partnerships, networking and innovative thinking;
  • increasing social responsibility;
  • promoting the development of joint PhD courses in the EU and the internationalisation of the EU PhD.

Coordinator: Chelo Gonzales (Technical University of Valencia, ES)

Co-coordinator: Oliver Schluter (Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering, DE)

Core Group partners: Sam Saguy (Hebrew University of Jerusalem, IL), Cristina L. Silva (Catholic University of Portugal, PT)


Click here to view the Gantt chart of the work package.


PhD Student Platform

We would like to bring together all PhD students in Food Science, and related areas, from across the world by means of this virtual PhD platform.  

PhD Student








Task leader: Cristina Silva (P25)

1. Workshop

Title: Knowledge and technology transfer in the Food area

Date: 16th May 2013

Organiser:  ISEKI_Food-4 Project in collaboration with  IFA-Iseki Food  Association  and KTU-Kaunas  University of Technology

Place: Kaunas (LT)

Programme: Click here

More informationwww.iseki-food4.eu/members/meetings/om_kaunas_2013 (Project members only)

09:00 – Opening - Chelo González (UPV-DTA) Workshop on technology transfer 
09:10 –ETP Food for Life Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda  
             Brian McKenna (EFFoST)
09:45 – Technology Transfer to Industry – tools and strategies
             Bernhard Kock (Research Support Office – BOKU)
10:15 –Status of Lithuanian Technology Transfer to Food Industry
            Raimonda Petkeviciene (MITA - Science, Innovation and Technology Agency
10:45 –Coffee Break and Social Network
11:15 – AB-BIOTICS and ABILITY PHARMACEUTICALS – The way to the success
              Carles Domènech(ABILITY PHARMACEUTICALS, SL)
11:40 –BioSpin - Food Science and Technology Incubator
             Eduardo Luis Cardoso (UCP-ESB)
12:00 – Round Table
(Speakers & Chelo González (UPV-DTA), Cristina Silva (UCP-ESB), Sam Saguy (HUJI))
  • Presentation on preliminary results from questionnaire to network Higher Education Institutions
13:00 Workshop on technology transfer - Cristina Silva (UCP-ESB)
13:00 –Closing


Title: 1st National ISEKI-Workshop on “hot topics” in the Field of Food Science and Technology

Date: 1st July 2014

Organiser:  ISEKI_Food-4 Project in collaboration with the Department of Food Technology and Food Material Science (P67), Stephan Drusch, in the site of Berlin at the Campus of Food Technology and Food Chemistry under the supervision of (P83), Oliver Schlüter.

Place: Berlin (DE)

Programme: Click here