Food Innovation

Welcome to Food Innovation @ Abertay

Food Innovation @ Abertay (FIA) is a practical innovation support service to food and drink businesses. Offering solutions to business challenges using specialist staff, equipment and facilities; which are tailored to meet specific business needs.

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Information for Business

Food Innovation @ Abertay staff can help your business to manage the process successfully by sharing their skills, knowledge and expertise with you.

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Trade Organisation or 3rd Sector

We have worked with many different trade organisations and 3rd sector collaborators.

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Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

We are one of the most active Universities in Scotland in terms of hosting successful Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP).

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Our Degree Programmes

Great tasting food can bring an incredible amount of pleasure, and Abertay's food courses teach the skills necessary to understand food preparation and presentation, analysis of taste and consumer preference. These skills are useful for developing new food and drink products and healthier recipes.

Students at Abertay work in well-equipped training kitchens and learn about developing products, ensuring food safety, promoting and marketing products, food photography, sensory analysis and much more.

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Sunday 26 July 2020

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Thursday 23 July 2020

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Thursday 23 July 2020

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Thursday 23 July 2020

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