1. Introduction to New Product Development, 18th October. On-Line


Who is this workshop designed for?

  • Entrepreneurs and small food producers, wishing to build their knowledge in relation to food innovation and new product development.
  • Food technologists, brand managers and development chefs working in the food & beverage processing sectors who have responsibility for, or involvement in, Innovation and/or new product development activities.

What will I learn if I attend?

  • Understand the Food Innovation/New Product Development (NPD) process and the different stages involved and apply it within your business/workplace.
  • Be aware of the stages involved from idea generation to scale up to running production trials.
  • Understand what affects the shelf-life of food products, how to potentially extend shelf-life and how to instigate trials.
  • Be aware of the range of packaging solutions available.
  • Obtain an overview of your regulatory and labelling responsibilities
  • Gain an understanding of the nutritional and health claims you may be in a position to use for your products


Funding Eligibility Criteria

Skillnet Ireland funding IS available to private businesses including Sole Traders based in the Republic of Ireland.

Skillnet Ireland funding is NOT available to individuals or employees of public sector bodies.

Please complete the Registration Information below and proceed with the Pricing Option which is most applicable to you.