Digitalisation and Industry 4.0 in Food Processing

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.

Key Subjects

Developed in partnership with Campden BRI Hungary, a leading R&D organisation focusing on the food sector, the training 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, professionals gain a comprehensive overview of digitalisation in the food industry, including:

  • 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


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


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 the learning experience.

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Co-Funded by the European Union