Syllabus academic year 2011/2012
(Created 2011-09-01.)
Credits: 15. Grading scale: TH. Cycle: A (Second Cycle). Main field: Technology. Language of instruction: The course will be given in English on demand. KLGN05 overlaps following cours/es: KLG031 and KLT031. Optional for: B5l, B5lm, K5l, MLIV2. Course coordinator: Federico Goméz, and Marie Wahlgren,, Food Technology. Prerequisites: None. Recommended prerequisits: KLG060, KLG080 or KLG027. Assessment: Examination: Active participation in the project work, oral and written presentation of the project and individual oral examination. Parts: 3. Home page:

The aims of this course are to train the student in project oriented work and to give an insight to the important steps in the development of a product and to deepen knowledge in food engineering, food technology or pharmaceutical technology by accomplishing a technical development project.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

be able to understand and discuss different steps in the development of a product or process

Understand the demands on the development process from a technical, economical and society prespective

be able to use and understand quality systems as well as statistic evaluation tools

Understand how a project group work including knowledge on some common tools for project management

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

The project consists of a product or process development of a consumer product performed from a commercial consumer perspective including regulations. The project steps involve innnovation process-planning-literature search-laboratory work-evaluation-reporting-recommendations for commercialization and industrialization.

Important aspects of the development process such as Risk assessment, experimental design, statistical evaluation, are supported by lectures. The student should be able to discuss their product and production method from a sustainability perspective.

The course includes lectures, seminars with written reports, laborations, study visits

Given when the course starts.


Code: 0111. Name: Integrated Project on Food or Pharamaceutical Technology.
Higher education credits: 13. Grading scale: TH. Assessment: Approved report Approved oral presentation Approved examination. Contents: Practical project work.

Code: 0211. Name: Project Management.
Higher education credits: 1. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Participation in obligatori parts Self reflection. Contents: Project theori.

Code: 0311. Name: Entrepreneurship.
Higher education credits: 1. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Participation in obligatori parts. Contents: Theory on entrepreneurship.