Open Innovation Forum - Food & FMCG Innovation Pitching Event
Monday, October 14, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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; BAT; General Mills Packaging suppliers: Crown; Sealed Air and MWV; Ingredients suppliers: DSM; Cargill and Tate&Lyle and Process equipment suppliers Baker Perkins and Domino printing as well as a design agency: Webb deVlam.
You can "Request a Pitch" by 13 September - 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 September!
For further information or for any queries, please contact:
Event Manager, IfM ECS
Tel: +44 1223 766141 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org