Professor Edward Kosior looks at how innovative packaging could help reduce the huge amount of food we waste by improving product shelf life.
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Dr Ahmed Abbas Mohamed, Director of Research & Development at WET Group, outlines how innovative technology can enable soft drinks manufacturers to create no (or reduced) sugar, no artificial sweeteners, appetising and cost effective products.
A new edible, plastic-free packaging innovation made from seaweed extract has secured government funding.
Increasing the pH level of water could help tackle health problems caused by high sugar content in drinks.
New project looking into sprouted grains and pasteurisation has been rewarded a grant by Innovate UK.
Coeliac UK and Innovate UK have funding available for research and are inviting applications from UK businesses and researchers.
Innovate UK and Coeliac UK have announced a £750,000 boost to research that could solve gluten-related issues, helping those who have to live gluten-free.
UK businesses can apply for a share of up to £4 million to develop new solutions to reduce persistent plastics entering our environment.
Food businesses can secure the funding by creating more nutritious and affordable gluten free food. This could include using novel ingredients, creating foods with improved nutrient profiles and desired flavour texture characteristics, and working with new methods of preservation.
Tackling food waste with natural composters beneath Glasgow city centre, using grains from breweries to boost milk production and improving packaging for pickled eggs are among the latest ideas to be awarded grant funding at industry event celebrating innovation.
A project has successfully paired autonomous vehicles with drones to produce the first hands-free crop yield.
13 July 2016 | By Victoria White, Digital Content Producer
Twenty-four agri-tech projects have been awarded a share of £16 million funding through the latest round of the UK government’s Agri-Tech Catalyst...
6 October 2015 | By Victoria White
The competition will fund up to £10 million in projects aimed at reducing sugar, salt and fat and increasing dietary fibre in food and drink...
University of Lincoln develops new 3D technology which tells farmers when crops are ripe for harvesting
10 June 2015 | By Victoria White
A project involving 3D camera technology being developed at the University of Lincoln could result in a fully automatic robotic broccoli harvesting system...
20 May 2015 | By Victoria White
Innovate UK has up to £3m available for feasibility studies led by small or micro businesses into innovative projects in four key technology areas...