TRAINING SCHOOL

Summer School #2: Valetta, Malta

The second training school of TRANSIT in Malta (11-13 May 2022) was a great a success! All ten ESRs were present physically during the 3-day training event, which was focused on the development of business skills. Industry representatives from within and outside the TRANSIT consortium gave insightful lectures ranging from topics such as academic technology transfer, managing intellectual property, knowledge valorisation, administrative and legal aspects of technology, patent applications, market research and many more topics! The training school concluded with ESRs presenting a business case study for each technology studied within the consortium (i.e., HHP, cold plasma, ultrasound and PEF)

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Participants of the TRANSIT summer school in Malta
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The ESRs of TRANSIT presenting their business case studies during the summer school in Malta

Winter School #1: Wageningen, the Netherlands

The first training school of TRANSIT took place 2-3 December 2021. All ten ESRs attended the 2-day training event: eight ESRs on campus of Wageningen University, and two online. The training topics were:

  • data management (by Heidy den Besten, FHM WUR)
  • open access publishing (by WUR-library)
  • project management and time management (by external trainer of Valley consult)
  • and career perspectives (by Wageningen Research and Unilever). 

The pictures below give an impression of day 1 and 2.

Figure 1: Training school in Leeuwenborch building, Wageningen.
Figure 2: Closing seminar on career perspectives given by two consortium members from WR and Unilever.