Digitalisation and Industry 4.0 in Food Processing

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The food industry of tomorrow demands digitally skilled workforce and a tech-savvy leadership

Employing over 4.7 million people, the food and drink industry is one of Europe’s largest and most important sectors. But to maintain its position as a global powerhouse, the sector must reposition itself for an Industry 4.0 world – a repositioning that requires digitally minded leadership.

What you will gain

Developed in partnership with Campden BRI Hungary, a leading R&D organisation focusing on the food sector, our course explores the specific problems and requirements of the food processing industry. The curriculum highlights how companies can leverage digitalisation and Industry 4.0. to improve their process control, production, maintenance, logistics, and customer service. 

Through a combination of live training, group learning, and hands-on exercises, you will gain a comprehensive overview of digitalisation in the food industry, including:

  • A basic overview of Industry 4.0 and digitalisation and how they apply to the food processing sector
  • Tips on using technology to develop new products and processes
  • Hands-on experience with essential digital techniques such as data collection and analysis, IoT systems, artificial intelligence, digital twinning, additive manufacturing, and robotics – to only name a few
  • A foundational understanding of key business applications

To enhance the learning experience, the course includes a unique opportunity to apply your new skills and knowledge towards solving real-world food industry problems.

Your transformation

With these skills in hand, you will have a clear understanding of how to implement digital solutions to solve food industry-specific problems. You will also have what it takes to identify new opportunities for using state-of-the-art technology to streamline performance and enhance operations.

Most importantly, you will have the confidence to lead your company’s digital transformation and be a pioneer in the development of a food industry 4.0 and the digitalisation of the food chain.

Is this course for me?

Aimed at R&D leaders, and food industry professionals, this course provides an in-depth look at how companies and their managers can use digitalisation to lead the drive towards Industry 4.0.

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All our courses are taught by some of the leading minds in academia, research, business, and industry. Our diverse faculty come from a range of backgrounds, and each brings a unique perspective to your learning experience.

Viktória Parrag

Development Engineer
Campden BRI Hungary


Development Engineer at Campden BRI Hungary, her scope of work is applying advanced technologies, digitisation, and industry 4.0 in the food sector.

András Sebők

General Manager
Campden BRI Hungary


András Sebők is the General Manager of Campden BRI Hungary. He has 44 years’ experience in the food industry R+I, training, knowledge transfer, food safety management – hygiene, application of digital solutions in food processing. Andas is also Chairman of the Research & Innovation expert group of the FoodDrink Europe and leader of the EIT FOOD RIS Hub in Hungary, as well as WP leader, participant of several H2020, FP7 and FP6 projects.


All participants receive an EIT Digital - Campden BRI Hungary joint digital certificate of completion.

Customisation and Discounts

All our Professional School courses can be fully customised to meet the unique needs of your organisation. We can even run the courses right at your premises.

EIT Digital also offers a number of non-cumulative discounts:

  • EIT Digital Partners: -25%
  • Multiple registrations from same company: -10% for the 2nd, -15% as of 3rd participant
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Co-Funded by the European Union