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Certificate of Achievement
has completed the following course:
EIT Food and Queen's University Belfast
This course has assessed the current challenges faced by the food system whilst exploring ways it can become digitalised in the future. It has identified the need to meet the dietary requirements of a rising population in a responsible, innovative and sustainable way. Weekly steps have covered the different technologies available and provided an in depth overview of the economic, environmental and health benefits which digital technology can offer to help meet future demands.
5 weeks, 4 hours per week
Marteen van der Kamp
Director of Education
Queen's University Belfast
- Assess the issues in transitioning to a digitalised food system – economic, environmental, technical, political, welfare and market factors
- Identify the issues related to a sustainable and innovative food system which delivers the dietary needs of a rising population in a safe, sustainable and responsible way
- Explore the different technologies which can transform the food sector
- Develop an appreciation of the economic, environmental and health benefits which digital technology can offer the food system
- Lead and power learners to become innovative and make the food sector the forefront of innovation
● The challenges in the food system: from feeding a growing population, the competition for resources, climate change, the complexity of the global food chain to the double burden of malnutrition
● How innovation and digitalisation of the food chain can play an important role in overcoming the challenges in the food system
● State of the art technologies across the entire food chain, from farm to fork, that have the potential to transform the food system; and achieve productive, nutritious, sustainable and transparent food systems that contribute to global food security and the sustainable development goals
● The management perspectives – economic, environmental, technical, political, welfare and market factors – stakeholders and/or entrepreneurs must consider before introducing and/or adopting technology in the food chain
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Issued on 30th November 2020
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