Welcome to Food Innovation Network

The FIN's primary objective is to tackle the issues which are currently impeding innovation, productivity and growth in UK Agri-Food & Drink businesses. The FIN will join-up and improve access to the right information, research, skills, expertise and different funding mechanisms, By doing this, the FIN will help the sector to increase its competitiveness and profitability, thereby contributing to the government’s long term plan for food and farming – i.e. to make the UK one of the world’s leading food nations.

Why join FIN?

  • Facilitation of peer-to-peer collaboration and sharing experiences/good practice;
  • Access to expertise, skills, tools, latest research & case studies;
  • Calendar of key industry events and workshops;
  • Source of ideas, inspiration and support for securing private and public investment.

Featured news

Research Councils Priming Food Partnerships...

Addressing challenges faced by the UK's food and drink industry, supports multi skill academic/business innovation
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Featured events

Protein for life project launch

Protein for Life is funded by the Research Councils UK's ‘Priming Food Partnerships’ initiative which is supported...
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Featured opportunities


SparkFund is an innovation support and grants programme that will help you to improve or develop exciting new products...
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@ask FIN | 21 Jul
BBC News - Farm subsidies 'must be earned' - Gove https://t.co/0eWgUZt6zy
@ask FIN | 19 Jul
GCRF Global Engagement Events https://t.co/TSvMB5gie9
@ask FIN | 19 Jul
RT : Are you an early career scientist with research of interest to the food industry? https://t.co/gg1Cxf9U12https://t.co/m1KQOCNDjI
@ask FIN | 14 Jul
RT : Next Workshop: Customer-Centred on 20th July in with Hi Marketing Solutions Book free:… https://t.co/qKnKs1haZL
@ask FIN | 10 Jul
BBC News - Shoppers 'in the dark' about Brexit effect https://t.co/ot16nhuVfs
@ask FIN | 07 Jul
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@ask FIN | 06 Jul
RT : Great workshop today - business commented 'thanks to Craig I have so much homework to do - daun… https://t.co/rRkUc4DwAb
@ask FIN | 06 Jul
Hilary from DIT talking about exports workshop and covering help https://t.co/9jxJu4YYuS
@ask FIN | 06 Jul
RT : Just starting and workshop in Weston Super Mare with Craig https://t.co/XHwCtrcwh9
@ask FIN | 04 Jul
Going to if yes why not attend some of these seminars https://t.co/gAtpnwF8mO