9th PEF School

4-8 th September 2023. Vienna, Austria

Fundamentals of Pulsed Electric Field

Techniques and methodology to detect electroporation

Effects of PEF application in food processing

Practical aspects of PEF in the food industry

Elea is sponsoring and attending the 9th PEF School (School on Pulsed Electric Field Applications in Food and Biotechnology). The 9th PEF School will take place at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU) Vienna, Campus Muthgasse, Muthgasse 18, 1190 Vienna.

The objective of the 9th PEF School is to offer to students, academic and industrial researchers the opportunity to improve their knowledge of the fundamentals of pulsed electric fields (PEF) and electroporation and to get an insight into the variety of food and bioprocessing applications.

Lectures by leading international PEF experts, practical hands-on trainings and a social programme will guarantee an interesting and memorable week.

The 9th PEF School will cover topics ranging from the modification of cell membrane structures to applications such as plant tissue disintegration and gentle preservation of food and bioproducts. In addition, cross-sectional topics such as process validation, legislative framework and consumer perception will complete the programme. The content of the courses is designed for both academic and industrial researchers.

The event will provide attendees with a timely update on recent progress in research and process development, it will promote the interaction between different research groups and facilitate the cooperation between academia and industry.

On Thursday, 7th September, Elea’s Managing Director Prof. Dr. Stefan Töpfl will speak about Current Industrial Applications of PEF in Food and Bioprocessing.

More info about the 9th PEF School here

We are looking forward to meeting you in Vienna!