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Applications are now being accepted for the ReGeneration Academy for Food Innovation – powered by New Agriculture for a New Generation

The "New Agriculture for a New Generation" program has partnered with ReGeneration, with the support of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF), for an innovative “Academy” designed for recent graduates with an interest in the food industry.

“New Agriculture for a New Generation” program initiative for the training and employability of young people in the field of food technology in collaboration with ReGeneration

The “New Agriculture for a New Generation” program has partnered with ReGeneration, with the support of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF), for an innovative “Academy” designed for recent graduates with an interest in the food industry.

As one of the largest employers in our country, the food and beverage sector presents a growing demand for professionals with up-to-date knowledge and specialized skills. The goal of ReGeneration Academy for Food Innovation – powered by New Agriculture for a New Generation is to enhance the specialized skills of young scientists, helping them secure positions in the food technology sector through education, training and work experience, leveraging ReGeneration’s expertise for mapping, assessment, and placement in the labor market.

ReGeneration Academy Food Innovation -powered by New Agriculture for a New Generation invites individuals up to 29 years old, who are graduates of higher education schools (geotechnical, chemistry, chemical engineering and other focuses related to the food industry), with 0-3 years of work experience and active participation in extracurricular activities, to apply to the program for a chance to expand their professional opportunities in Greece.

The program was designed in collaboration with renowned food industry executives and specialized scientists from Greek universities and Rutgers University in the USA. It lasts 75 hours, and is implemented simultaneously in Athens and Thessaloniki over a period of four weeks. The program also includes a specialized, experiential training weekend to be held in Vamvakou, Laconia, in cooperation with the Vamvakou Revival team which implements the cotton revival initiative with the financial and moral support of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF).

Some of the program focuses include: the global food system and trends, quality management and food safety, new product development, supply chain management, and national and European food trade and legislation.

Interested individuals can learn about the conditions of participation and submit their applications through the program web page, by February 10 at 14:00.

Media Contact 

For more information please contact:

New Agriculture for the New Generation
Anastasia Psoma
Advancement and Outreach Manager

Tel : +30 2310 471 292
Mob : +30 6974 087 244
email : [email protected] 

ReGeneration
Katerina Kypraiou
Senior Account Manager

Tel: 213 08 81 210
Mob : +30 6944 711 715
email : [email protected]

Notes to the publisher

About New Agriculture for the New Generation

The organization “New Agriculture for the New Generation” aims to create employment and entrepreneurship opportunities for young people in the agri-food sector in Greece. It was founded on the initiative and donation of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) in the framework of the Restart and Youth Enhancement program.

About ReGeneration

With a vision to democratize post-university education and career opportunities for young graduates in our country, ReGeneration is the largest employment and training program in Greece. An initiative of the Global Shapers Athens Hub and World Economic Forum, ReGeneration was created with the goal of contributing to youth employment, bridging the skills gap, and combating “brain drain.” The program addresses talented young graduates (up to 29 years old) in a range of specialties with 0 – 3 years of work experience, who strive to stand out as young professionals in Greece. ReGeneration offers participants 6 months (minimum) paid employment at multinational companies and SMEs in Greece, and 32 hours of training with a focus on personal and professional development, as well as mentoring opportunities with renowned market executives. As part of the program, participants also complete 25 volunteer hours supporting select NGOs. ReGeneration is a non-profit program supported by: Coca-Cola, The Coca-Cola Foundation, The Hellenic Initiative and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation. Select partners offering necessary services, know-how and resources to the program include: Arctic Shores, ethelon, Job-Pairs, kariera.gr, Mindshare, OTE Academy and RSM Greece.  

For more information about ReGeneration, each program, and the conditions of participation, visit www.regeneration.gr.


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