Learn how to lead the transformation of the food sector into a healthy, fair & sustainable system

Professional development courses

Keep yourself updated and develop new skills! The EIT Food Professional Programme brings you the latest insights from academia and business. Together with professionals from other companies and branches you will tackle food-related challenges and develop new solutions for a healthy, sustainable and trustworthy food sector.


We offer courses for (click to find out more):


Early Career





Upcoming Courses

Intellectual Property Management in the Food Sector: Safeguarding Your Trademarks in the Global Marketplace

SME Workshop: Supporting SMEs for new business opportunities

Algal Biotechnology and Investment Opportunities

Algal Production, Harvesting, Processing and Nutraceuticals and Regulation

22 October 2018, Online course 

Learn to understand the value and importance of intellectual property management and actively incorporate such knowledge in strategic planning and decision making

14 November 2018, Hohenheim, Germany

Identify challenges and create solutions in an accelerating innovation process

November 2018, Matís, Iceland

Learn to understand the opportunities available for its incorporation in the sustainable food bioeconomy

26-27 November 2018, Fraunhofer, Germany 

Hands-on training and theory in algal biology, culturing, growth and subsequent molecular and metabolic analysis under laboratory and small scale pilot facilities

Partners & Locations

EIT Food ivzw, Ubicenter A Philipssite 5, 3001 Heverlee (Leuven), Belgium