Hub Events
Events
ALL ISLAND AGRI-FOOD SUMMIT 2017
 

University College Cork on 17th & 18th May 2017.

Listen, learn, discuss and collaborate with other like-minded people

at Ireland’s premier gathering of food businesses and educational providers.

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Cork Food Festivals 2017
 
To see a comprehensive list of all upcoming food festivals taking place in Cork, Ireland click here.
3rd 3D Footprinting Conference - June 28, 2017 at Villa Flora, Venlo, The Netherlands.
 

Key reasons to attend the conference

  • Get up-to-date on the latest industry developments and innovations
  • Enhance your market intelligence by getting new insights
  • Develop your technical knowledge
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TRADEIT & Trafoon; Open to Innovation Conference Event Presentations
 
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TRADEIT/Trafoon Open to Innovation Conference Oct 19th & 20th 2016
 
The TRADEIT and Trafoon Networks invite you to a joint closing conference titled - Open to Innovation: Networks for the sustainability of Traditional Food Sector in Europe. This event will share a vision for the future development of the SME food sector in Europe.
Click here to view the event agenda.

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IUFoST - 18th World Congress of Food Science & Technology, Dublin, Ireland Aug 21st - 25th 2016
 

The most prestigious and largest food science and technology conference is being held in Dublin on the 21st - 25th August, 2016. This congress will showcase Ireland’s world-class capacity in food research and innovation and give you the opportunity to present your scientific work on a world-stage.

Registration is now open! Go to www.iufost2016.com for more.


TRAFOON - Traditional Food Network to Improve the Transfer of Knowledge for Innovation
 
2016 sees the second round of Training Workshops being held by the TRAFOON Network. Target groups for the Workshops are mainly SMEs but also food industry, SME associations and food researchers. These training workshops improve communication and the transfer of innovations between research and food SMEs. Each training workshop addresses the requirements/gaps/shortfalls of SMEs which were identified during the first year of the TRAFOON project and includes trainings on technical innovations which are specific to the traditional foods category, as well as generic topics on food processing, food packaging, food safety, food quality and stabilization of processing protocols, marketing, legal issues, European food law, IPR, certification and labelling.

For information on these upcoming events click here


The Milk Mission, Tue 27th September @ 10:30am - Teagasc Food Research Centre, Moorepark, Fermoy, Cork
 

What It’s about?

Cleaning and sterilisation is a vital part of the production of top-quality, safe dairy products. This workshop will draw together
leading national expertise in the area of Dairy Hygiene and will address the following key questions:


• What are the correct procedures for the cleaning and sterilisation of dairy processing equipment?
• What are the appropriate products to use in different applications, such as Line Cleaning, Clean in Place (CIP)
components, surface cleaning etc.?
• What are the major contaminants and how does the producer control them?
• What are the most common risk areas for dairy processing?
• What does clean mean - how does the processor know when equipment is sufficiently clean?
• What kind of products, research and technology is out there to help SME dairy producers?


Who Should attend?

• SME Food Producers in the Dairy Sector
• Traditional, Artisan and Farmhouse Dairy Producers
• Start-up and Pre-start-up Dairy Processors

PLACES ARE LIMITED, BOOKING IS ESSENTAIL. REGISTER NOW OR FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT MICHAEL GLEESON, MICHAEL.GLEESON@STAFF.ITTRALEE.IE, 066 7144242


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ISEKI_Food Conference to be held in Vienna, Austria, 6 - 8 July 2016
 
The ISEKI-Food Association (European Association for Integrating Food Science and Engineering Knowledge Into the Food Chain) and the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna are organising the 4th International ISEKI_Food Conference to be held in Vienna, Austria, 6 - 8 July 2016.

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Seeds & Chips Expo, Milan, Italy 11th - 14th May 2016
 
Seeds&Chips is the International Summit dedicated to food innovation from farm to fork, where food and technology meet. Hundreds of startups, companies in food and tech, investors, thought leaders and policymakers come together to share content and visions, projects and experiences...


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January 28th 2016 'DESIGN - PLAN - SUCCEED ~ The Guide to a Successful Transition for your Family Business' Conference
 
The ‘DESIGN - PLAN - SUCCEED ~ The Guide to a Successful Transition for your Family Business’ conference will explore the unique dynamics of family led enterprises and the challenges of succession. Irish Family Business and thought leaders will share insights and strategies to implement new business and innovation strategies that contribute to the longevity and sustainability of the family business community, which forms an integral part of Ireland’s social and economic fabric. 

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March 3rd & 4th - The Meat Mission in Gubbeen Farm, West Cork
 

WHAT IT THE MEAT MISSION ALL ABOUT?

Drawing on the best Irish and international talent in the sector, the ‘Meat Mission’ will provide Irish meat producers the opportunity to learn from the best in the business and explore ways to add value to their products and make the most from their fantastic raw materials.

Download 'The Mest Mission' Brochure Here

WHO IS THE MEAT MISSION TARGETED AT?

  • SME Food Producers

  • Butchers and Abattoirs

  • Farm Based Meat Producers

  • Charcuterie Start-ups


HOW DO I SIGN UP?

Day 1, the MEAT MISSION Seminar and Demonstration is open to all and will provide participants with an overview of a range of charcuterie and meat processing methods, principals and technologies. €30

To secure your place at day 1 click here

Day 2, is limited to 12 participants and is a hands-on practical charcuterie workshop where participants will get the opportunity to make and takeaway a range of charcuterie and cured meats.

 
ATTENDANCE AT DAY 2 IS AN ADDITIONAL €60 AND IS SUBJECT TO APPLICATION. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THE APPLICATION PROCESS EMAIL michael.gleeson@staff.ittralee.ie


The cost of the workshop has been heavily subsidised!


44th Annual Food Research Conference, Moorpark
Date: 14th December 2015
Venue: Teagasc Food Reserach Centre, Moorpark, Fermoy, Co. Cork
Website: www.teagasc.ie/events/2015/20151214.asp
Deadlines: Submission of abstracts by Friday, November 6th 2015, Registration remains open until Tuesday 1st December 2015.

PRESENTATIONS FROM THE FOOD SAFETY BROKERAGE EVENT - IT Tralee 01/10/15
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Please click on the links below to view the presentations from the Food Safety Brokerage Event which took place in IT Tralee on Thursday 1st of October 2015. Many thanks to the fantastic range of speakers and technology providers who shared their insights and innovations during the day!



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NOSHAM Conference, Madrid, October 13th 2015
Food for Life: Less Waste More Quality and Sustainability
Innovative Technologies for Traditional Dairy Producers

Conference & Brokerage event 18-19 June
Poznan, Poland

Some of the brightest developers of new technology for the dairy industry will be bringing the latest thinking to our event in Poznań. Combining a cutting edge conference on the latest developments accessible to Small Food Producers with an opportunity to meet the developers, this is an opportunity to really move your business forward.

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Writing on Food with Elsevier How to publish in high-impact-factor journals: A practical workshop
Bologna Italy, October 5 - 9, 2015
ProBio Conference 'Making more of Bioeconomy R&D Results'
October 6-7 Brussels

ProBio Poster
Information on recent events at the Irish Hub
March 2015
 

Are you a small food producer who would like practical, relevant training to help increase the competitiveness and sustainability of your business?

A number of free workshops were held in 2014/2015 and more will begin in September 2015. Our trainers are specialists with significant experience and expertise, who are aware of the time and resource constraints you face as a small food producer. W
orkshops also give you the opportunity to engage with other food producers in an interactive setting.





To read more about recent workshops
October 3rd 2015 - EuroFoodVision Call for SMEs
 
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The 9th Dingle Food Festival, Ireland's premier food festival takes places from the 2nd - 4th October 2015. On Saturday October 3rd the TRADEIT project is hosting EuroFoodVision, an event providing food producers in the TRADEIT network with the opportunity to meet key buyers from Irish and UK markets.

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October 1st & 2nd 2015 - Food Safety Technology Brokerage Event
 
This two-day event on the 1st and 2nd of October in Tralee, Ireland focuses on the latest food safety information and technologies that are of relevance to artisan and traditional food producers.

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