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South East Region Food Technology Transfer Centre - FT0328(2)

Description
DEFRA REGIONAL FOOD TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER CENTRES

RFTTCs act as a single point of contact for small and medium-sized regional food companies with food related technical needs. Through links with universities, relevant government agencies and local industry, the RFTTCs act to stimulate increased awareness and uptake of innovative food technology. Each of the six centres offer a differing range of services which include:

* training courses
* access to pilot plant facilities to support product development
* established corporate membership schemes and regional databases of food
SMEs
* regular publication of newletters dealing with topics of interest to the
sector
* topical seminars and workshops
* consultancy services, information services, contract research, product
development and access to other sources of funding such as the Teaching
Company Scheme
Objective
SME conference/open day; regional SME database; training services; telephone help line; consultancy services.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1998

To: 2002

Cost: £50,376
Contractor / Funded Organisations
University - Reading
Keywords
Food and Drink              
Food Chain              
Food Ingredients              
Food manufacturing industry              
Food Quality              
Food Safety              
Manufacturing Efficiency              
Process Technology              
Technology Transfer              
Fields of Study
Resource Efficient and Resilient Food Chain