- When Pipers Crisps — one of Britain's best-known crisp brands — wanted to understand more about the science behind their premium products and processes they turned to food experts at the University of Nottingham.
- World leading botanist and pioneer of plant cell research, Professor Edward Cocking has been awarded an honorary Doctor of Science degree from the University of Nottingham in recognition of his achievements in the field of botanical research.
- Beer-lovers in Nottingham and Derby will be able to sample two exciting new brews and get the first taste of a new hop variety never used before commercially thanks to a brewing project run by the University of Nottingham.
The centre is host to a team of experts exploring and promoting Urban Agriculture and Vertical Farming.
Innovative technologies are used to produce high value, safe and fresh foods.
This landmark conference on Vertical Farming and Urban Agriculture took place in Nottingham, September 2014.
The centre is based at a 100 acre countryside campus in Sutton Bonington.