25th Anniversary - European Master in Food Studies Meeting

Friday, May 20, 2022 - 9:30

The European Master in Food Studies (EMFS) was created in 1995, and was at the time a visionary project of the Escola Superior de Biotecnologia of Universidade Católica Portuguesa. This is an international & industry oriented MSc programme in Food Science & Technology.

Celebrating the first 25th anniversary of the European Master, in Porto (19th-21st May 2022), the alumni group will gather at campus Porto on the 20th May.

During this meeting Then & Now students in the fields of Food Science, Technology and Engineering will meet, share experiences, discuss actual and future challenges, and visit the campus.

Please register here


Arrival at Faculty of Biotechnology

09h45 - 10h15
Welcome. The Faculty of Biotechnology/ change since 1st EuroMSc edition
Profª Paula Castro (Dean, ESB) and Profª Manuela Pintado (Dean, CBQF)

10h15 – 10h45
The European Master creation in 1995
Prof. Jorge Oliveira (Head of School of Engineering and Architecture, University College Cork)

10h45 – 11h30
European Master from 1st to 25th edition – what happened to all Alumni - EuroMSc
Alumni: Christian Jung (Global Engineering Packaging Lead, Global Engineering Enterprise - Mondelez)
Key learnings from all EuroMSc Alumni

11h30 – 12h00
Coffee break and group photo

12h00 – 12h45
Round table: Food Science and Engineering: Then & Now
Moderator: Prof. Tim Hogg (ESB)
Master/BSc Food Engineering students (now)
European Master of Sustainable Food Systems Engineering, Technology and
Business students (now)
EUROPEAN MASTER in Food Studies Alumni (then)

Closing words

Profª Isabel Braga da Cruz (Pro-Rector, UCP Porto)

Visit to the Biotechnology Building