Campus Venlo students win preliminary round European food innovation competition

Friday 19 May, three teams of the Health Food Innovation Management master’s programme (UM’s Campus Venlo) took first, second and third place in the preliminary round of the Ecothophelia competition: a Europe-wide competition between student teams of both universities and colleges.

In the semi-finals the three teams from HFIM will compete against each other to see who goes to London to represent The Netherlands (and Maastricht University) in the finals. There, teams from all over Europe will compete for first place.


Ecotrophelia 2017

Ecotrophelia has the ambition to promote entrepreneurship and competitiveness within the European food industry by implementing a training network of excellence in food innovation and organizing National and European food innovation competitions "The Student Food Innovation Awards" a real eye-opener for the food industry. Ecotrophelia achieves the goal of bringing together students, teachers, researchers and professionals of the food sector in a network to think about tomorrow’s eco-innovative food products.

About HFIM

The Science in Health Food Innovation Management master's programme is a unique programme, the only one of its kind in the world. The multidisciplinary curriculum is specifically tailored to the professional demands of employers in the food industry. You’ll take courses on topics such as biomedical sciences and nutrition, food regulation, consumer behaviour, entrepreneurship, business and marketing.

By combining elements from business and management with food innovation and health science, we’re able to provide you with an education that will give you the best possible preparation for your future career.

Master Health Food Innovation

The programme spans the entire process of food innovation, with a focus on improving consumer health and preventing disease.

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