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Expression of Interest - Food Industry Innovation 2020, Sheffield

Event details
Thursday, 27 February 2020
10:00 am – 14:00 pm
Overview
These are food innovation events building on the success of Food Industry Innovation 2018 and 2019.

Innovate UK and KTN are hosting a Food Industry Innovation Showcase in Sheffield. The event will highlight food technology innovation around reduction, repurposing and elimination of food waste.

Keynote speakers: 

Hugh Powell – External Research Manager, NPTC Confectionery York, on the Challenges of Incorporating Fruit Pomace into Confectionary
Gavin Milligan – Business Engagement Specialist, on behalf of WRAP, on Social, Environmental and Economic Challenges Presented by the Issue of Food Waste

The event builds on last year’s success, which saw more than 100 people and 15 exhibitors attend the London showcase. It will showcase some of the best FoodTech innovations funded by Innovate UK, providing inspiration for other innovators. Expert speakers will discuss challenges faced in their industries and potential solutions.

The event is a great opportunity to find out about the opportunities offered by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) and to hear from FoodTech companies working on solutions across key areas for the industry.

Who should attend? 

  • Start-ups
  • SMEs
  • Industry leaders
  • Trade associations
  • Academics with an interest in applied research with the food industry

We are also looking for FoodTech SMEs to exhibit their innovations in the exhibitor’s zone. To find out more, click here.

Not able to attend? 

We’re hosting another Food Industry Innovation Showcase in Birmingham, on Tuesday, 25 February 2020. It  will concentrate on food technology innovation around plant-based and alternative proteins. Click here for more information on the Birmingham showcase.

Follow the link below to find out more about this event and to register. The venue details will be sent to you by email once your place is confirmed.