Food Systems and Sustainable Business
Today’s food system faces many challenges. At the same time, companies and organisations need to switch to a more sustainable and circular business model to meet future demands. Therefore, new skills and capabilities are needed. Our courses and programmes provide the latest insights from research into how food systems can be made sustainable and future-proof, and help you turn knowledge into action.
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Summer School Food for Mars and Moon
Can we grow food on Mars and Moon? We combine online lectures on space farming with an experiment with Mars soil stimulants at different locations around the world to test the effe...
Summer School Biotechnology, Agriculture and Food
Expand your knowledge and learn about new technologies and innovations in the agricultural and food domain during this summer school.
Course Novel Sensing Technologies
Join our course on novel sensing technology to revolutionize postharvest tech. Learn to detect phenomena in fresh produce, reduce food waste, and make better decisions in supply ch...
Capstone Business and Operations for a Circular Bio-Economy
Use this Capstone project to integrate the technological processes with the business and operations aspects to develop a sustainable biobased practice.
Capstone Chemistry and Technology for Sustainability
Use this Capstone project to design a sustainable biobased process from biomass to finished product and help your company switch from fossil to renewable resources.
Capstone Economics and Policies for a Circular Bio-Economy
Interdisciplinarity is central in this part, linking the various sections in this MicroMasters® programme.
MicroMasters Business and Operations for a Circular Bio-Economy
Learn more about the business and operations of a circular economy and gain the skills to make the switch to biobased resources.
MicroMasters Chemistry and Technology for Sustainability
Earn a MicroMasters® programme credential and help drive the transition from fossil resources to renewable ones and engineer a biobased future.
MicroMasters Economics and Policies for a Circular Bio-Economy
Learn more about the economics and policies of a circular economy and gain the skills to make the switch to biobased resources.
MOOC Biorefinery: From Biomass to Building Blocks of Biobased Products
Learn how to design an effective biorefinery to obtain valuable components from various biobased feedstocks such as plants, organisms and waste streams.
MOOC Business Strategy and Operations in a Biobased Economy
Lead your company in dealing the the strategic and operational challenges facing a company in the biobased economy and build a profitable sustainable business.
MOOC Economics and Policies in a Biobased Economy
Lead your company in dealing with the economics and policies governing the transition to biobased resources and build a profitable sustainable business.
MOOC From Fossil Resources to Biomass: A Business and Economics Perspective
Discover how to use microorganisms and catalysts to create biobased products, and how to market and sell those products in a profitable business model.
MOOC From Fossil Resources to Biomass: A Chemistry Perspective
Discover how use of microorganisms and catalysts instead of fossil resources can create biobased products for the production of food, chemicals and energy-carriers.