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Empowering Kids through Food at Officucina

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Kids and parents alike inundated the Officucina in Reggio Emilia this past Saturday to explore food alongside FIP fellows. Chiara Cecchini, Alice Bennetts, Sebastian Melnitzky, Mercy Chatyoka and Riccardo Fantozzi organized a handful of various events to involve kids from the local area in the food world. The FIP group,…

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Food Innovation Program on the Road: Parma

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Nonnabots, laser cutters, 3-D printers, laser engravers, CNC milling machines, microprocessors… sound like something out of Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World? Nope, just the Food Innovation Program on the road. On the 8th of October, FIP packed up its mobile Officucina and headed north to Parma’s Officine ON/OFF to present…

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Turning Ideas Into Opportunities

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As part of the Entrepreneurial Track module, Food Innovation Program students were immersed in two full days of mentoring by entrepreneurship professors Antonio Paco Giuliani and Steven Gedeon, from the University of Illinois at Chicago and Toronto’s Ryerson University respectively. The professors played key roles in helping students define and…

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A Taste of the Food Economy and Design

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Among the various events organised by the Food Innovation Program, the Book Tasting series provides a savoury literary experience with renowned authors invited to the Officucina for a lip-smacking chat about their books, food passions and career paths. The encounters are always inspiring, relaxed and Twitter-friendly. Our most recent Book…

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