Education is and remains the principal means of building capacity which in turn contributes to the development of society. It is also the single most important factor in determining one's standard of living and income potential. The phrase "knowledge is power" holds a lot of truth. On the other hand, it is a strong driver for value chain improvement, while also contributing to the education system. For an economy to compete in the global marketplace, knowledge transfer and collaboration need to be increased to get research into practice. If the knowledge and learning is to be useful it has to be applied to the areas of life where it can make differences. The focus of this report is on education and knowledge transfer from research or research-related activity. It also discusses the activities of INHOLLAND University in building network with other universities in Visegrad countries with the objective of building capacity in the countries with respect to food safety, quality and chain management.