Food for Health

The prevention of health problems resulting from conditions like obesity, which can lead to diabetes, is a major societal concern for the 21st century.

The priority area of Food for Health could have an enormous positive impact upon the nation's health, reducing both the demands made upon health services and other costs to society associated with caring for an ageing and increasingly obese population. 

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Pitch your idea or business to some of the world's largest food and FMCG companies

Calling all innovators and technology spin-outs, start-ups and SMEs.  This is your opportunity to pitch your idea or business to some of the world's largest food and FMCG...

Book a one-to-one meeting at the Food Matter Live 2016 matchmaking event

Enterprise Europe is organising a FREE matchmaking event during Food Matters Live . Food Matters Live is a cross-sector event bringing together the food and drink industry, retailers,...

KTN's Professor Brian Hanley taking part in panel discussion on Tomorrow's Foods at Food Matters Live

KTN's  Professor Brian Hanley  will take part in a panel discussion on " Tomorrow’s foods: what will consumers accept? " at Food Matters Live in London, on 24th November 2016...

KTN Early Career Researchers in Food 2016

2016 sees the 4th KTN Early Career Researchers in Food Event, on 18th October in Manchester. Previous events have had great attendance from industry and academia.  The emphasis of...

Report from additive manufacturing in food workshop now available

The EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Food, the Royal Society of Chemistry and KTN hosted a workshop on Additive Manufacturing in April 2016, to bring together...

Call for Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KIC) in food supply chains and added-value manufacturing

The  European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT)  has launched its 2016  Call for Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs) Proposals : EIT...

KTN Early Career Researchers in Food 2016

Providing early career scientists (MSc or PhD student or in 1st post-doc) carrying out research in areas of interest to the food industry with a forum to highlight their work to others in the broad area of UK food science and key figures in the UK food industry.

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Newton Fund Agri-food (Turkey) call now open

Innovate UK is to invest up to £1.5M for UK participants developing innovative solutions to challenges within the agri-food sector in Turkey.

  • Briefing webinar recording
  • Online partnering platform
  • Registration deadline: 16 Nov
  • Application deadline: 23 Nov

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Partner Organisations

Food Manufacturing Engineering Group is a Defra sponsored catalyst for the delivery of emerging technologies, best practice and research brokerage to the UK food sector.

Royal Society of Chemistry Food Group

The Food Group is one of the Royal Society of Chemistry's many Interest Groups. It aims to promote the role of chemistry in food and enable transfer and sharing of information and networking between academia and the food industry.

The current Chair of the RSC Food Group is KTN's Prof. Bryan Hanley.

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