The INCITE partners work on content development and installations. But it is important for the green chemistry community that these insights and knowledge are shared beyond the consortium. To achieve this goal, a set of training activities is offered.
ONLINE LEARNING MODULES
The main instrument for knowledge disclosure is the series of 10 online learning modules coordinated by Ghent University. The modules are accessible on an open platform and available for free. Anyone with a background in basic chemistry or physics is welcomed to follow the learning modules. The expected learning time is about 4 study hours per module. Online learning allows the learners to follow the learning paths at their own pace, anywhere, anytime.
All INCITE partners have the content ownership of one or more modules. They create content about topics related to the enzymatic production of green chemicals. The totality of the learning modules forms a coherent set starting with the considerations, advantages and disadvantages of the more general underlying technologies and green chemistry principles used in INCITE, to the more advanced and applied integrated demonstration cases developed in INCITE. Examples are principles of enzymatic production, membrane separation, LCA assessments in the chemical industry, oleo chemical plant operations etc.
INCITE WEBINAR SERIES
A series of webinars is offered with intertwined content to the learning modules. Each of the 10 webinars relates to a learning module and is set up to launch the module once it is ready, and allow for a Q&A session with the audience. The webinars are recorded and made available on the INCITE Youtube channel for replay. Finally, the recordings are also embedded in the actual learning paths as the narration of the webinar serves as a short overview or lessons learned about the same learning module.
In spring 2022 the webinar series was launched with 5 sessions. The second part of the series is foreseen in autumn 2022.
Two physical training workshops are organized during the yearly RRB conference on renewable resources and biorefineries, targeting professionals and academics. This allows networking and further knowledge interchange between the relevant actors in the field.