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Politecnico di Milano: Food Engineering
|Institution||Politecnico di Milano View institution profile|
|Department||School of Industrial and Information Engineering|
Food Engineering aims at developing a new food industry culture and at training master degree-level students who are able to solve problems and to innovate the value chain of the food and beverage industry. Food engineers acquire strong skills in:
The chemical-physical and nutritional qualities of foods and beverages, and related product and process engineering Analyses and management of the entire supply chain of the modern food and beverage industry. The context and the social, economic and environmental effects of production methods, regulatory policies, sustainability The programme is interdisciplinary and focuses on the industrial food transformation technologies and on the analysis and modeling of the social, economic, and environmental effects of the production, from farm to fork.
Food engineering focuses on food and beverage processing, production, and preservation technologies; support the design of food products and production equipment; it takes care of quality management, certification and of food safety; it designs sustainable processes, considering the product life and the reduction of energy consumption connected with production and logistics.
The objective is to prepare culturally and professionally highly qualified technicians able to carry out and to manage activities related to research and design along the entire value-chain of the food and beverage sector, operating at national and international level.
|Level||NFQ Level 7|
Politecnico di Milano
Established in 1863, Politecnico di Milano is one the most outstanding technical universities in Europe and the largest Italian university in Engineering, Architecture and Design, with nearly 45,000 students.
The latest QS University Rankings place Politecnico di Milano at the top position in Italy, among the best 10 technical universities in Europe and within the top 50 technical universities worldwide.
Scientific research plays a central role in the university mission thanks to strong links to corporate research, to the availability of considerable European funds and to several well-equipped laboratories, which also ensures advanced and high-quality teaching. …
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