Introduction to Innovation/New Product Development (For the Food and Beverage sector)
Teagasc Food Research Centre, Ashtown, Dublin 15
Whether you are new to food innovation/product development or want to improve your pipeline of innovative food products, this one day workshop will introduce you to a wide range of best practice options and real life case studies.
Who is this workshop designed for?
Entrepreneurs who have a development project to complete who have a food product idea
Individuals currently not working in the food processing area but feel they have a potential food product idea worth pursuing.
Staff working in the Food & Beverage Sector who have responsibility for or involvement in Innovation / NPD activities
What will I learn if I attend?
Obtain an overview of the Innovation / New Product Development (NPD) process
Be able to apply a structured approach to Innovation / NPD
Be able to identify gaps in your own innovation / NPD practices and implement improvements
Hear how one food entrepreneur has made it work
Obtain an overview of your regulatory and labelling responsibilities
Learn about Teagasc expertise and NPD facilities available
Format of the event
One day workshop including presentations, group based activities, case studies and tour of pilot facilities.
The fee for this course is €300 per participant. This includes all course materials, lunch and tea/coffee.