Pisa, Italy

Insects as Feed and Food

online course
when 12 July 2021 - 16 July 2021
language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 500

During the Summer School the main topics "insects as food and feed" will be presented in the European contest. From the legislative structure to the farming systems, focusing on the practical applications of insects as human food and animal feed.
Nutritional value of insects and their features will be part of the course in the optic of a progressive increase in animal productions with a decreasing negative enviromental impact.

The school will be entirely held online, via Microsoft Teams.

Course leader

Dr. Simone Mancini

Target group

Everybody interested in the insect food-feed sectors.
Students, public/private sectors, entrepreneurs, academics.

Course aim

The Summer School aims to increase awareness and competencies about insects as feed and food learning the basic principle and form the students to design future sustainable pathways in the sector. In the next years an increase in insect rearing is expected in order to maintain high nutritional standards to response to human food requirements and population growth.
The course aims to form future professional figures that can be part of this challenge.

Fee info

EUR 500: Tuition fee: 500 euro

A 50% discount will be applied to the first 10 enrollments received by PhD students and postgraduates.

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