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Cambridge Global Food Security

An Interdisciplinary Research Centre at the University of Cambridge

Networking event with industry for University of Cambridge PhD students and Postdocs interested in collaborating with the food industry

Networking event for University of Cambridge PhD students and Postdocs interested in collaborating with the food industry 

Participants will have the opportunity to meet and hear from agri-tech and food industry representatives, and discuss possibilities for:

- research collaborations

- internships

- future careers.

**Confirmed** companies attending include:






Hummingbird Technologies


Map of Agriculture



AMT Fruit

Bayer Crop Science


See company descriptions and links in the grey column on the right.


Draft programme:

12:45 Registration and industry exhibitions

13:00 Welcome - Dr Shima Barakat (Entrepreneurship Education Advisor, Office of Postdoctoral Affairs)

13:15 Keynote talk Pierre Broun, Nestlé

13:45 Short talks by industry representatives

14:45 Tea break and networking with industry representatives 

15:15 Funding opportunities for working with industry - Vibhuti Patel (Translational Research Manager, BioScience Impact Team)

15:30 Flash presentations by Cambridge early career researchers

16:30 Networking, drinks reception and prize presentation for best flash talk


Please check this page for programme updates! 


FOOD FUTURES II is a stand alone event. You do not need to have attended Food Futures I.

Click here to register.




This event is free to attend because of generous funding we've received from the Isaac Newton Trust and the BBSRC.

If you register but can no longer attend you must give us at least 3 days' prior notice, so your place can be offered to someone else. If you fail to do this you will be charged a fee of £50.

Thursday, 7 June, 2018 - 12:45 to 18:30
Contact name: 
Jacqueline Garget
Event location: 
Gillespie Centre, Clare College, Cambridge