Food safety skills fund
Bursaries to enhance food safety skills and experience
The Food Safety Skills Fund Programme is open to safefood Knowledge Network members and aims to enhance member’s skills, broaden their experience and create linkages between those involved in food safety on the island of Ireland. The programme funds visits to other laboratories, and attendance at conferences, centres of excellence and other food safety training events.
To apply please read our programme guidelines and send us a completed application form. Please note the programme is for members of the safefood Knowledge Network only.
For details on how to become a member of the Knowledge Network click on the sign up link here. The programme year runs until the 31st of December 2023 and offers a limited number of funded bursaries to a maximum of €1,200 or sterling equivalent (subject to vouched costs). There is no set closing date for applications. Selection of successful applications shall be on a first-come first-served basis or until such time as the programme fund is used. All travel / visits need to be completed by the end of December 2023.
If you have any questions, please email [email protected] or contact the Food Safety Skills Fund Programme Coordinator at safefood Tel: + 353 21 230 4100.
Aim of the programme
The overall purpose of the Knowledge Network is to
- create linkages between those involved in food safety on the island of Ireland
- bring together those involved in creating and applying knowledge to support and enhance food safety
- contribute to policy development and to the knowledge economy.
safefood strongly promotes cross-border and cross-sectoral exchanges and visits.