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  • Carolina Tavares wins HAK challenge 2024

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    26-04-2024

    Carolina, a 4th-year student at the International Food & Agribusiness programme, is this year's proud winner of the Adri den Dekker Prize. With this incentive prize, HAK challenges students each year to come up with the best idea to make agriculture more sustainable and future-proof. The prize includes a study cheque of €2,000.

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    New Vice-President of the Executive Board - HAS green academy

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    02-04-2024

    The Supervisory Board has appointed Patrick Cramers as Vice-Chairman of the Executive Board of HAS green academy with effect from 17 June. Patrick is currently Director of Life Sciences and Chemistry at Utrecht University of Applied Sciences. Chair Anita Wouters (Supervisory Board): 'I am delighted that we have been able to recruit a second director with relevant knowledge and experience and a nice additional profile to the President of the Executive Board Reggy van der Wielen. Together, they can take HAS green academy one step further. In recent years, Patrick has gained a lot of knowledge in education, research and strategic business operations.'

  • Tasting the Future at HAS Food Experience 2024

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    30-01-2024

    Winners FoodmanShip Awards revealed! On 30 January, the promising winners of the FoodmanShip Awards 2024 were announced at the annual HAS Food Experience, organised by HAS green academy. Six driven students, almost ready to enter the job market, were awarded for their exceptional contributions to the food systems and nutrition of the future. All within the theme: 'Taste the Future'.

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    HAS Food Experience 2024

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    19-01-2024

    On January 30th, 2024 the HAS Food Experience will take place again. Come get inspired and meet promising young talents who are (almost) ready to enter the work field!

  • Frans van Leijden Award: thanks for voting!

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    16-10-2023

    Under the leadership and direction of Frans van Leijden, HAS green academy (in his time HAS hogeschool) in Venlo has become a vibrant branch. As a tribute to him, following his death in 2020, we have therefore created the Frans van Leijden Award. This year we are presenting this award for the 2nd time.

  • Who will win the Frans van Leijden award? Vote now!

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    27-09-2023

    Under the leadership and direction of Frans van Leijden, HAS green academy (in his time HAS hogeschool) in Venlo has become a vibrant branch. As a tribute to him, following his death in 2020, we have therefore created the Frans van Leijden Award. This year we are presenting this award for the 2nd time.

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    HAS green academy wins international design award

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    26-09-2023

    HAS green academy, university of applied sciences and knowledge institution for agriculture, food and the living environment in Den Bosch and Venlo, has won an international design award. The new house style, created by Venlo based design studio Luidspreker, has been awarded a Red Dot Design Award: Brands & Communication Design 2023 in the category Corporate Design & Identity.

  • Photo Patrick Cramers

    New Vice-President of the Executive Board - HAS green academy

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    06-09-2023

    The Supervisory Board has appointed Patrick Cramers as Vice-Chairman of the Executive Board of HAS green academy with effect from 17 June. Patrick is currently Director of Life Sciences and Chemistry at Utrecht University of Applied Sciences. Chair Anita Wouters (Supervisory Board): 'I am delighted that we have been able to recruit a second director with relevant knowledge and experience and a nice additional profile to the President of the Executive Board Reggy van der Wielen. Together, they can take HAS green academy one step further. In recent years, Patrick has gained a lot of knowledge in education, research and strategic business operations.'

  • Photo Patrick Cramers

    New Vice-President of the Executive Board - HAS green academy

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    10-07-2023

    The Supervisory Board has appointed Patrick Cramers as Vice-Chairman of the Executive Board of HAS green academy with effect from 17 June. Patrick is currently Director of Life Sciences and Chemistry at Utrecht University of Applied Sciences. Chair Anita Wouters (Supervisory Board): 'I am delighted that we have been able to recruit a second director with relevant knowledge and experience and a nice additional profile to the President of the Executive Board Reggy van der Wielen. Together, they can take HAS green academy one step further. In recent years, Patrick has gained a lot of knowledge in education, research and strategic business operations.'

  • Submitting nominations Frans van Leijden Award 2023

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    05-06-2023

    Apply yourself or a (recent) HAS graduate student for a chance to win the Frans van Leijden Award 2023. Read on quickly for all details on applying for nominations, criteria, prize and procedure.

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    SEAD-West: development horticultural education Rwanda

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    04-05-2023

    During the international SEAD-West project, HAS green academy worked on the development of horticultural education in the western province of Rwanda. How can we give this a boost and what guidance is needed? The project was completed for HAS green academy.

  • Futureproof livestock farming

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    28-03-2023

    We report the successful completion on the 24th of March 2023 of the first Blended Intensive Programme (BIP) course that combined both physical and virtual learning. The BIP course was organized by four different higher education institutions from 4 different Erasmus+ programme countries, Finland (SeAMK - Proponent), Netherlands (HAS green academy), Portugal (IPC-ESAC) and Spain (UVA-ETSIIAA) and was funded by the Erasmus+ mobility programme. The course “Future proof animal production system” began with a physical learning session in the organising country, Finland (SeAMK) from the 6th to the 10th of March. The virtual learning sessions were held from the 13th to the 24th of March 2023. A total of 20 students attended the course and successfully completed all the objectives defined in the course.

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    Ingeborg Haagsma-Boels new professor of Protein Transition in Food

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    24-01-2023

    On 1 January 2023, Dr Ingeborg Haagsma-Boels was appointed as professor of Protein Transition in Food. She takes over from Fred van de Velde. Her arrival broadens the scope of the research group to include the development of products with alternative proteins for human consumption. This means that the research group will focus on cellular agriculture and insects, as well as plant based proteins.

  • HAS and Avans aim to improve the health and lifestyle of inhabitants through research programme

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    19-01-2023

    HAS green academy and Avans University of Applied Sciences are implementing a research infrastructure within the Healthy Living Environments programme, together with a large group of consortium partners. This will see the development of new knowledge, methods and best practices in the area of healthy living environments. These are environments that contribute to longer and healthier lives for the people in these environments. The educational institutions were recently awarded a SPRONG grant for phase 1 of the programme.

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    Graduating students investigate avocado value chain in Kenya

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    15-12-2022

    HAS green academy is working until May 2024 on the FORQLAB project, food loss/waste and food quality in the Kenyan avocado value chain. In a series of graduation assignments, students, lecturers and education and industry partners will take a close look at avocado cultivation in central and western Kenya.

  • Horticulture & Business Management: Learning how to be a grower

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    21-11-2022

    HAS green academy has made the headlines quite a few times, with its many research partnerships with different horti suppliers. At the same time, the University of Applied Sciences also allows its students to get their hands dirty without the constant supervision of a more expert person.

  • Fred van de Velde

    Fred van de Velde, lector in Protein Transition in Food, to step down

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    07-11-2022

    After more than eight years of intensive involvement in the launch and further development of the Protein Transition in Food research group at HAS green academy, Fred van de Velde (NIZO) is stepping down as lector. The importance, scope and depth of the protein transition has grown enormously. Due to the increasing number of tasks in this field, NIZO can no longer combine this with the role of lector. NIZO and HAS green academy are going to work together in a different way.

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    HAS University of Applied Sciences is now called HAS green academy

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    06-09-2022

    HAS University of Applied Sciences is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year. Since 1947, the educational institution has grown from an agricultural college into a versatile higher professional education institution where students and professionals can go for education, research, expertise and advice.

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    ZERO Food Waste Challenge 2022

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    06-09-2022

    HAS green academy is holding the first national ZERO Food Waste Challenge, in collaboration with Aeres University of Applied Sciences, Inholland University of Applied Sciences, Fontys University of Applied Sciences, Food Valley Circular, the Jong Leren Eten Foundation, the Food Waste Free United Foundation and the Rabobank. The challenge starts on 13 September.

  • HAS EXPO 2022

    Visit the digital HAS Expo 2022 now!

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    16-06-2022

    On Thursday 16 June, the HAS Expo is traditionally on the agenda. After a successful edition in 2021 where the posters were viewed more than 7,000 times and thoroughly read 750 times, we are again choosing to organize it digitally this year.

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    New Climate-robust Landscapes professor Ellen Weerman to connect agriculture and nature

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    14-01-2022

    On 1 January 2022, Dr Ellen Weerman started heading the new research group 'Climate-robust Landscapes: connecting agriculture and nature' at HAS University of Applied Sciences and research institute NIOO-KNAW. The research group is examining how alternative forms of agriculture can help improve water quality and biodiversity by using the landscape intelligently.

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    HAS University of Applied Sciences develops new English-taught minors designed to future-proof the agri-food sector

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    07-12-2021

    HAS University of Applied Sciences has developed six new English-taught minors for higher professional education (HBO)students. The minors respond to current social issues requiring an integrated approach in the agri, food and living environment sector. Future-proofing the agri-food sector is a central theme in various minors, each emphasising a different aspect.

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