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Open Innovation Forum - Food & FMCG Innovation Pitching Event

Institute for Manufacturing

Monday, March 11, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Cambridge, United Kingdom

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Request a pitch
Apply for a pitching slot
Ended Free  
Register your interest
Not quite ready to apply yet? Then register your interest now, and complete the "Request a pitch" by 13 February 2013.
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Event Details

IfM’s Open Innovation Forum for Food & FMCG Practitioners comprises member companies from across the Food & FMCG Value Streams: with brand owners including: Unilever; GSK; Heinz; BAT; General Mills Packaging suppliers: Crown; Sealed Air and MWV; Ingredients suppliers: DSM; Cargill and Tate&Lyle and Process equipment suppliers Siemens and Domino printing as well as a design agency: Webb deVlam.

You can  "Request a Pitch" by 13 February - you will be asked to provide information on:

1 - Organisation or research group/department

(eg; brief background; area of activity; URL) MAX 100 WORDS


2 - Innovative solution What is the innovative solution or promising research that might offer a solution; what is new about this approach? Is there any associated IP) MAX 200 WORDS (NOTE: DO NOT DISCLOSE ANY INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OR CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION)


3 - Identified Needs addressed

(Which of the Innovation Needs identified by the OI Forum members does this address; Which OI Forum member companies might be most interested in this innovation or promising research) MAX 100 WORDS


4 - Technology Readiness

(eg Initial principle; proof of concept; lab demonstrator; field-trialled; commercial application) max 100 words


5. How did you hear about the event?

If you are not quite ready to "Request a Pitch" just yet, you can register your interest only, but please remember to "Request a Pitch" by 13 February!

For further information or for any queries, please contact:

Jo Griffiths

Event Manager, IfM ECS

Tel: +44 1223 748260 Email:

Have questions about Open Innovation Forum - Food & FMCG Innovation Pitching Event? Contact Institute for Manufacturing

When & Where

17 Charles Babbage Road
CB3 0FS Cambridge
United Kingdom

Monday, March 11, 2013 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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