The Universities in the region offer expertise in areas taking food throuh from the field to the fork. Collaboration and support opportunities include sustainability, food security, product development, crops and new business growth. 

Hospitality & Food School (University College Birmingham)

Can offer support to other projects through provision of training/knowledge in relation to areas such as nutrition, food safety, health and food security e.g. local foods. Partner in Regional Food Academy. 


Centre for Formulation Engineering (University of Birmingham)

The design of food processes and mocrostructures is a major research activity in the Chemical Engineering Department. Research supports the food industry to drive developments forward in teh new areas that are demanded by consumers and policy makers.