The host company has designated resources for the creation of a research and development department within the company. Its purpose is to improve the painting process carried out by the company tradesmen, achieving more efficiency through the inclusion of technologies and new process.
At present the host company has innovations and new technologies that are close to being incorporated to the company painting procedures.
The main tasks that the internship must cover are:
The intern must have team working skills and capacity to comprehend the painting process and company expectations.
Updated knowledge of new materials and providers available on the market.
Some of the new developments should be led through the process of patenting. It is expected that the internship give support providing the design layouts required for the application.
The host organisation is a research, advisory and education programs provider specialised in the production systems with the aim to increase profitability and productivity and assist growers to attain world’s best-practice in producing high-quality, high-value fresh produce in sustainable systems.
The title of the program where the intern will be involved:
Effect of innovative postharvest technologies to maintain fruit quality.
This will require the intern to assist in existing research programs. This work will involve survey of the scientific literature, planning and conducting postharvest horticulture research. This will be done in association with other researchers. The outcomes of this work will directly assist horticultural producers.