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The Department of Food Science & Technology was established in May 2019 according to par. 3 of article 36 of Law 4610/2019, (Government Gazette 70 / 7.5.2019 Vol. Α ‘) “Synergies of Universities and TEI, access to higher education, experimental schools, General State Archives and other provisions”.

The Department of Food Science & Technology was founded following the needs of society for a modern and pioneering University Department that will deal with the production and processing of foods that are an integral part of life and human’s health

Given that in recent decades we are increasingly perceiving Huge importance of nutrition, not only for health but also for its quality our life, there is a strong need for scientific knowledge to be produced, developed and offered to society through well-trained scientists in this field.

This is the ultimate and ambitious goal of the Department in the context of synergies and interdisciplinary flows between and the other departments that make up the School of Agricultural Sciences, University of Patras.