Innovation & Outsourcing

Enabling Innovation - Food and Drink Masterclasses 2017

Brackenhurst campus
Networking | Seminars | Workshops

Nottingham Trent University's Food and Drink Innovation hub, as part of Enabling Innovation, invite you to a series of masterclasses set at the Brackenhurst campus.

  • From: Friday 29 September 2017, 10 am
  • To: Saturday 30 September 2017, 5 pm
  • Location: TBC, Nottingham Trent University, Brackenhurst Campus, Southwell, Nottinghamshire, NG25 0QF
  • Booking deadline: Thursday 28 September 2017, 12.00 am

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Event details

We invite local small and medium organisations from the D2N2 area (Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire) to get involved with the new Enabling Innovation programme.

Nottingham Trent University's Food and Drink Innovation hub, as part of Enabling Innovation, invite you to a series of masterclasses set at the Brackenhurst campus.

Join us at the end of September for our third two-day masterclass:

Innovation & Outsourcing

Day 1 – Innovation – 29th September

- What are the food trends and how to use them to deliver awesome products
- How to develop a successful new product
- How to develop effective packaging
- How to recoup your investment in NPD vs tax
- Creating a successful ongoing NPD programme

Day 2 – Outsourcing – 30th September

- Contract packer or in house? Key decision making criteria
- How to choose a contract packer, and what to negotiate on
- How to establish your own factory, key things to think about
- Requirements of Salsa
- Upgrading to BRC
- Intellectual property protection

More detailed information of content can be found in the programme information.


This event is free to attend, but attendees must register in advance. In order to attend this event you must be eligible for support from the Enabling Innovation Programme, which supports SMEs in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.


Enabling Innovation is a three-year collaboration between Nottingham Trent University, the University of Nottingham, and the University of Derby to support SMEs in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire to innovate. It is part-funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

Programme

These event will take place over two days for 10am to 5pm each day.

Day 1 - Innovation

10.00  Welcome back

10.15   Introduction and food trends

11.30  What is innovation?

12.30   LUNCH

13.30  How to develop a successful new product

14.30   How to develop successful packaging

15.30  How to recoup your investment in NPD vs tax

16.30   Bringing it all together – building a successful ongoing NPD process

17.00  Close

Day 2 - Production

10.00  Welcome and recap from yesterday

10.15  Contract packer or in house - key decision making criteria - Julie Waddell, Little food company

11.15   How to choose a contract packer

12.00   Create your own factory – things to consider

13.00   LUNCH

14.00  Salsa and BRC

15.00  Intellectual property

16.00  Bringing it all together – planning production

Booking information

Please click 'Reserve your place' above, and complete the short online booking process.

This event is free to attend, but attendees must register in advance. In order to attend this event you must be eligible for support from the Enabling Innovation Programme, which supports SMEs in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire.
If you would like any further information about this event before booking your place, please email us.

Location details

Address:

Nottingham Trent University
Brackenhurst Campus
Southwell
Nottinghamshire
NG25 0QF

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