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Automated Food Assembly Network - FT0354

A technology transfer network on automated food assembly
To provide an infrastructure for two combined academic meetings per year

To seed new research proposals From UK funders and EU (Framework VII)

To maintain the food automation website as a resource for researchers in this area and develop it further

To disseminate the information from the meetings in appropriate journals and newsletters

To create links and hold meetings with other groups active in the food industry, eg Food Faraday

To seek out new participants from both industry and academia

To liaise with funding bodies and overseas researchers
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2006

To: 2014

Cost: £68,750
Contractor / Funded Organisations
R.U.Robots Ltd
Food and Drink              
Food Hygiene              
Food Industry Sustainability Strategy              
Food manufacturing industry              
Food Processing Sciences              
Food Safety              
Manufacturing Efficiency              
Process Technology              
Sustainable Development              
Sustainable Farming and Food              
Technology Transfer              
Fields of Study
Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain