Call for participation in the FRIENZ Study Group Tour on Food Processing to Europe

  • Date Added: 15 Jan 2014 from BusinessNZ

  • The FRIENZ project will provide funding from the European Commission and MBIE to assist selected New Zealand delegates to participate in a Study Group Tour through Europe.

    Participants are expected to establish on-going relationships and collaborations with their European counterparts in the area of food processing technologies for new products, for preservation and for food safety.

    Organisations on the tour programme include companies, universities and research organisations in the UK, France, the Netherlands and Germany. The tour is expected to take place for approximately 12 days beginning 31 March 2014.

    Representatives from New Zealand research organisations, universities and companies can apply for a grant of up to $8,200 incl GST to assist with tour expenses.

    The application process is administered by the Royal Society of New Zealand and all applications must be submitted by 12 noon 31 January 2014. More information and an application form is available on the Royal Society website.