Insects are widely considered as a promising and sustainable ingredient for feed and food. For many entrepreneurs and businesses this is an opportunity to create new business. To start insect rearing is not a matter of trial and error anymore, but information is scarce and not everything is available and researched. For this reason this workshop is organized. Participants are given the basic information on building an insect business and concerning conditions.
This workshop gives an overview of existing knowledge and experience. The workshop provides knowledge for starting commercial insect production or processing.
- Basics on insect biology in relation to rearing
- Insects and its market potential
- Insect production: Current status of production and technology
- Legislation, safety and quality
- Excursion to HAS and InsectLab (research facility)
- Insect Business creation
The lecturers are from Wageningen University and Research Centre (WUR), HAS University of Applied Sciences and NGN.
Who should attend
Any company which wants to start in the insect sector for feed and food on a commercial base or businesses related to insect rearing for feed and food can benefit from this workshop.
This Workshop cancellation policy is applicable upon registration.