Food Innovation Centre

Our Collaborators 


In order to provide food and drink businesses with the most comprehensive and innovative support, we work closely with a range of disciplines, subject areas and partners from across the university and externally.

Nutrition and Health

Conducts research in early life nutrition, nutritional biochemistry, alternative proteins and micronutrients.

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Sensory Science Centre

Focus on using sensory science and instrumental techniques to understand how we perceive flavour.

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Microbiology and Biotechnology

Have key focus in the application of molecular biology approaches to understand how microorganisms behave in complex environments.

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Energy for Business

Forging links between businesses and world-class academics, researchers and graduate talent throughout the energy field.

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Ingenuity Lab

The Lab offers a friendly and inspiring environment where you can explore your business ideas and start up your own enterprise.

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Food and Drink Forum

An industry-led, not-for-profit organisation driving positive change within the food and drink industry.

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Responsible for improving and protecting the environment. DEFRA support world-leading food, farming and fishing industries.

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Free resource sheet for food and drink SMEs



International Centre for Brewing Science

The ICBS is a centre of excellence for brewing education and research.

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Finding sustainable solutions to global food challenges.

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Energy Technologies Research Institute

Unites energy research across a range of disciplines at the University of Nottingham.

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Haydn Green Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

HGI provides a stimulating and supportive experience for the budding entrepreneur.

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Food, Water, Waste Research Group

Interdisciplinary group aiming to deliver sustainable and resilient solutions to global challenges in the areas of food, water and resource security.

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D2N2 Growth Hub

Provides businesses in Derby, Derbyshire, Nottingham and Nottinghamshire with a single point of access to business support.

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For details about who to contact for queries regarding the Food Innovation Centre, please visit our contact us page.