May 9, 2024, by aezdb

Introducing the Ingenuity Lab Food Expo 2024: Showcasing food, innovation, enterprise and technology

🗓️ Date & Time: Wednesday 22 May, 11am – 4pm

📍 Location: Ingenuity Centre, Jubilee Campus, University of Nottingham

We’re delighted to invite you to the Ingenuity Lab’s first-ever Food Expo on 22 May 2024. Join us at the Ingenuity Centre, where members of the Ingenuity Lab, Haydn Green Institute, and the wider university community will unite to celebrate food innovation, enterprise, and technology.

From mouth-watering cuisines to cutting-edge health food and drink innovations, this event promises to delight food enthusiasts of all kinds. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to support and connect with the incredible food-related ventures emerging from the University of Nottingham!

Save the date and come hungry for inspiration, discovery, and deliciousness! See you there! 🥑🍜🍰

Our exciting events for the day are listed below, but you can view a full itinerary, including times and locations, at the bottom of this page.

🌟 Keynote Talks:

Navigating the future of food with Jack Bobo, Director of the University of Nottingham Food Systems Institute.

The plant-based plan for healthy aging by Dr. Terri Holloway, Head of The Ingenuity Lab and Entrepreneur in Residence.

📽️ Screening:

Witness the inspiring story of British farmers in “Six Inches of Soil,” a documentary about standing up against the industrial food system and transforming the way they produce food.

🔧 Workshop:

Explore “Eating our way to a healthier planet” with Karen Cross, Community Project Coordinator.

📝 Mini Surgery Sessions:

Growing your food venture with Fin Coffey, Business Consultant to the UK Food and Drink Industry – Fin Coffey, Fin Coffey Consulting

Insights from a Food Industry CEO – Steve Ellis, Vet Vision AI (formerly Karro Food Group)

Business audits with advisors from the Food Innovation Centre – Alice Jones and Alexandra Plant

🍳 Cooking Demo:

Indulge in the exotic flavors of the Caribbean islands with Clinton Walker, Founder of Spice Cay.

🎪 Pop-Up Stands:

Discover the latest innovations from our community! We will have pop-up stalls from:

  • Food Innovation Centre (Pete Noy and Lizi Thomas)
  • W&W Trading (Junyi Xiao)
  • Ahiam (Chidigo Mbonu)
  • The Nutrition Advisory Team (Claire King)
  • Pipeline Organics (Arielle Torres and Andrew Raslan)
  • Edible Campus Project (Karen Cross)

Hungry for more? Sign up today by following this link!


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