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Edible Insect Seminar & Workshop


Insects are widely considered as a promising and sustainable ingredient for feed and food. For many entrepreneurs and businesses this is an opportunity to create new business. To start insect rearing is not a matter of trial and error anymore, but information is scarce and not everything is available and researched. For this reason this seminar & workshop is organized. Participants are given the basic information on building an insect business and concerning conditions.

The seminar gives an overview of existing knowledge and experience. The seminar & workshop provides knowledge for starting commercial insect production or processing.

Seminar & workshop content

  • Basics on insect biology in relation to rearing
  • Insects and its market potential
  • Insect production: Current status of production and technology
  • Legislation, safety and quality
  • Insect Business creation

The lecturers are from Wageningen University and Research Centre (WUR), HAS University of Applied Sciences and NGN.

The first day, will consist of lectures where state of the art information about the insect production & processing will be shared with you. News fresh from the latest research will be presented.

The second day, is about you and your plans. The content of this day is about networking, collaboration and funding projects. You can present yourself, your business and/or projects you are involved in, or pitch you ideas. If you are up to find partners, you will have networking opportunities and there will be a workshop on the financial aspects of the insect business.

During both days, there is time to meet colleagues and/or researchers for networking, questions and discussion. We are looking forward to welcome you in Wageningen!

Who should attend

Any company which wants to start in the insect sector for feed and food on a commercial base or businesses related to insect rearing for feed and food can benefit from this workshop.

Date, time and location

June 8 and June 9, 9.00 - 17.30 at Wageningen University.

This Workshop cancellation policy is applicable upon registration.

Please register by filling in the webform below.


Telephone number like 06 12345678 or if from outside the Netherlands with country code +32 4 12345678
In the Netherlands known as the 'BTW-nummer'
If you have any dietary requirements, e.g vegetarian, please indicate this here, so we can take this into account.

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