Our Pioneering Innovative Food for Seniors (PIFS) Open Education Resources is a new, free and open access training model that curates different areas of knowledge and skills development in the high-growth area of food for seniors. Its main ambition is to provide food sector trainers and food SMEs with new resources to improve their innovation teachings to focus specifically on the potential of food for the senior market. Through engaging content, it will show how being innovative in food New Product Development is key to success.
Designed by food sector specialists, and based on the very latest innovation approaches, the Open Education Resources give trainers new content to upskill food SMEs with food innovation knowledge and entrepreneurship skills to introduce nutrient-enriched and segment-specific food products and services to the senior market. Being equipped with this up-to-date knowledge, SMEs will be able to capitalise on this niche market opportunity and start or grow their businesses. Importantly, it will simultaneously empower senior consumers with wider and more appropriate food choices to meet their needs.