Digital Technologies for Improving Productivity in Food Manufacturing

LDN.1.04 and Ground Floor, Loughborough University London

Digital Technologies being used in food manufacturing

Come along to this seminar to learn about using current digital technologies in food manufacturing and the UK policy challenges to adopting these tools.

The rapid growth of digital technologies has made a significant impact on modern manufacturing, including the food sector. The Centre for SMART in collaboration with Internet of Food Things (IoFT) Network Plus brings together multi-disciplinary R&D teams to share best practices for incorporating and capitalisng on such technologies and to establish a policy platform for progressing towards a more sustainable, resillient and productive UK food supply chain. 

Attendees will be able to engage with senior industrialists, policy makers, and technology providers to discuss successes and barriers in taking advantage of new opportunities brought forward by the advent of the fourth industrial revolution (industry 4.0) within the food manufacturing industry; and to learn about new tools that are helping companies become more financially competitive. Attendees will also participate in an open discussion to enbale the successful implementation of modern advanced digitalised tools in food manufacturing. 


9.30am-10am Registration
10.15am-10.30am Welcome and Induction
10.30am-11.30am SMART real-time resource-efficient production
11.30am-12.30pm Digitalised tools to build a resilient and productive food supply chain
12.30pm-1.15pm Lunch
1.15pm-2.15pm Digital technologies to serve and retain consumers
2.15pm-2.25pm Capturing lessons learned
2.25pm-2.30pm Closing remarks

This event is targeted at food manufacturing, policy makers, and technology provider communities. Students and staff are also welcome to attend. 

Register to attend