|P.O Box 160
6710 BD Ede
|Tel||:||0318 - 645 700|
|Fax||:||0318 595 869 - 49 28 13|
PTC+ (a merger of the former IPC Livestock and IPC Plant) is a leading international training institute which focuses on all the links in the production chain of plant and animal commodities, (agricultural) technology, (food) technology and natural areas. PTC+ consists of 5 multifunctional training centres and an expertise centre on mushroom growing located in different regions of the Netherlands.
PTC+ is application oriented and bridges theory and practice, forming the essential link between research, education/training, the industries and farming practices.
Its staff consists of many well-qualified senior instructors with world-wide working experience.
A wide range of facilities are available for demonstration and training, and also guesthouses.
PTC+ offers a range of tailor-made courses and professional training programmes for national and international students and professionals, based on the concept of “learning-by-doing”.
Training programmes are realised in the Netherlands and/or abroad (at location). In addition PTC+ carries out international consultancies for governments and international agencies, private companies and educational centres.
Furthermore PTC+ assists in the implementation of projects for the transfer of knowledge, skills and technology, both in the Netherlands and in others countries (“institution building”).
The training of PTC+ is regularly attended by students from India both from the governmental and non-governmental sectors.
The Dutch Ministry of Agriculture, Nature Management and Fisheries is the major funding agency and covers a substantial part of the operating costs so that the tuition fee can be kept low.