Debrecen Day 1
The meeting opened with an official opening speech, held by Prof. Dr. István Komlósi, dean of Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences and Environmental Management (AFSEM).
Small presentations were held by project members. Dr. Ion Mironescu, project manager (from University Lucian Blaga of Sibiu ULBS, Romania) described the project KNOWinFOOD, as a “Viable platform for the Knowledge Triangle: Team learning-by-doing in an international context”. Pascal Dupeux, project coordinator – French side (from Universite Claude Bernard Lyon UCBL, France) presented “Challenges ahead of future food professionals” and Dr. Aron Gabor (vice-director IUT Lyon from UCBL) held a conference on “Vocational training – the French experience”.
Under the auspices “Erasmus+ Program to bring research – teaching – innovation together”, the Inter-institutional agreements Erasmus+ (Key Action 1) between University of Debrecen and both, UCBL and ULBS, were signed by the staff member from University of Debrecen and handed by Prof. Dr. István Komlósi to Dr. Aron Gabor and to Dr. Ion Mironescu.
The Faculty staff and a very large number of students participated at the opening ceremony. The two students from University of Debrecen, Ayaz Mukarram Shaikh and Roshni Ashok Kadam, which participated to the Training 1, were present to the meeting.
Dr. Endre Mathe, the project coordinator from Hungarian side, held a press conference and a radio interview on the project KNOWinFOOD, showing its importance and possibility to expand the concept.
The member of Faculty AFSEM participated at lunch; this was a very good opportunity for all, project members and personal from IUT, to make contacts, to discuss about their research interests and educational exchanges.
Project meeting continued with discussions. The exactly periods and workflow of the blended trainings T2 and T3 were established. Activities on PMI and risks were analysed.