M2 FIPDes (Food Innovation and Product Design)

  • Places available
    25
  • Language(s) of instruction
    English
Présentation
Objectives

Choosing FIPDes, it’s a unique opportunity to:
- Be able to successfully integrate and apply knowledge from different disciplines and cultural systems.
- Undertake front-running applied projects in collaboration with industrial and academic partners.
- Deepen your technical skills while exploring your creative abilities.
- Empower your adaptability and entrepreneurship capabilities.
- Shape a unique profile that would take many years to build when working in a company.
- Get the European experience and networks to be ready for new incoming professional challenges at local and global scales.
- Develop highly marketable soft-skills such as team-management, leadership, and English communication.

Location
MASSY
Course Prerequisites

Have completed M1 FIPDes

Skills
  • Have developed personal, social, leadership and intellectual skills in a multidisciplinarity context of food innovation and product design.

  • Have a deep knowledge and be able to apply the values of scholarship, inquiry, reflexion, integrity, openmindness, evidence-based thinking and collegiality.

  • Understand and be able to apply the principles and processes that underpin sustainable and innovative food development, including engineering, culinary, managerial and scientific aspects.

  • Have advanced and specific innovation and design knowledge in the field of healthy food, product and process engineering or packaging.

  • Be able to develop new knowledge or procedure and to integrate knowledge from different fields.

  • Get insight and awareness of the socio-economic environment and reflect on relationships between individuals, society and economy, providing a holistic overview of food innovation from local to global scale and of industrial practices throughout the whole food supply chains, from raw materials to consumers.

Post-graduate profile

R&D (formulation, packaging, functional food)
Innovation management
Product and process management

Career prospects

Opportunities following the FIPDes programme are diverse and varied:
- Jobs in SMEs
- Jobs in the R&D of major food groups
- Jobs in Higher Education
- Development of its own start-up (example of FoPo, created by FIPDes students: https://www.myfopo.com/)
- Continuation of studies in another Master
- PhD programmes

Collaboration(s)
Academic partner
  • Technological University Dublin (TU Dublin) - Ireland
  • Federico II University (UNINA) - Italy
  • Lund University - Sweden
Laboratories

Génie et Microbiologie des Procédés Alimentaires
Ingénierie Procédés Aliments
MICrobiologie de l'ALImentation au Service de la Santé Humaine.

Programme

Le semestre 1 est constitué de 3 sous-parcours/spécialisations au choix : Food Design and Engineering à AgroParisTech (France) Healthy Food Design à UNINA (Italie) Food Packaging and Logistics à Lund (Suède).

Matières ECTS Cours TD TP Cours-TD Cours-TP TD-TP A distance Projet Tutorat
Senior Project in Food and Packaging Innovation 7.5 20 60
Packaging Technology and Development 7.5 40 28
Packaging Material Science 7.5
Packaging Logistics 7.5 42 40 28
Matières ECTS Cours TD TP Cours-TD Cours-TP TD-TP A distance Projet Tutorat
Senior Project: Design and Development of Healthy Foods 6 8 8 24
Nutrition Applied to Healthy Food Design 6 48 10 10
Microbiology Applied to Healthy Food Design 6 23 25
Mediterranean Diet Products and Ingredients 6 24 12 24
Chemical Reactions and Food Quality Design 6 38 10
Matières ECTS Cours TD TP Cours-TD Cours-TP TD-TP A distance Projet Tutorat
Support Module: Professional development and career plan 0
Senior Project 8 10 10 40 60
Reaction Engineering Applied to Food Matrices 6 7.5 30 10.5
Physical Chemistry for the Structuration of Food Products 6 48
Molecular Gastronomy 4 22 22 4
French Language or Foreign Language for French Speaking Students 2 45
Matières ECTS Cours TD TP Cours-TD Cours-TP TD-TP A distance Projet Tutorat
Product Process Interaction 4 24 24
Physiologie de la perception 4 48
Food Safety and Risk Analysis through the Food Chain 4 18 6

Le semestre 2 est dédié au stage/Master thesis.

Matières ECTS Cours TD TP Cours-TD Cours-TP TD-TP A distance Projet Tutorat
Master Thesis Lund 30
Matières ECTS Cours TD TP Cours-TD Cours-TP TD-TP A distance Projet Tutorat
Master Thesis UNINA 30
Matières ECTS Cours TD TP Cours-TD Cours-TP TD-TP A distance Projet Tutorat
Master Thesis AgroParisTech 30 1
Modalités de candidatures
Compulsory supporting documents
  • Curriculum Vitae.

  • Motivation letter.

  • All transcripts of the years / semesters validated since the high school diploma at the date of application.

Additional supporting documents
  • VAP file (obligatory for all persons requesting a valuation of the assets to enter the diploma).

  • Document at your convenience.

There is just one selection procedure for both years of FIPDes. When selected, students are admitted to first year (=M1) and the second year (=M2), that are inseparable – under the condition of passing all the exams from the first year. Students thus cannot be directly admitted to the FIPDes M2 without the interrelated FIPDes M1.

Contact(s)
Course manager(s)
Administrative office
Secretary FIPDes - fipdes@agroparistech.fr
Admission
Registration fees

This master's program offers additional services. This program requires specific tuition fees in addition to the mandatory fees : https://www.universite-paris-saclay.fr/en/admission-help/tuition-fees