The UK Food & Drink Manufacturing sector is entering a new phase, where sustainability, automation, robotics, and innovation is uppermost in processors and consumers plans. Developing new and innovative ways of production will be key. This webinar from COTEMACO partner the National Centre for Food Manufacturing (University of Lincoln) will provide insight to the technologies that are accessible to industry, through working with leading expertise, developing talent and the ability to access to funding to assist in the growth and development, for Smarter Food Factories in the Future.
Programme (times are in GMT)
10.30 - 10.40: Introduction and welcome
10.40 - 11.00: Janet Bellamy, National Centre for Food Manufacturing - Smart Factory – Creating, delivering and funding Flexible manufacturing solutions
11.00 - 11.20: Robert Unsworth, GEA Refrigeration - Heat recovery via heat pumps to save money, save the planet
11.20 - 11.40: Rosie Smith, the Bank of England's Agent for the East Midlands - Topical economic update for food & drink businesses
11.40 - 12.00: Q&A session