Big hitters support open innovation scheme

Mars, Bacardi, Moy Park and Imerys have joined the judging panel for the Institute for Manufacturing's Food & FMCG Innovation Pitching Event.

On Monday March 11 up to 15 competitors will have the chance to pitch to these judges and other important firms such as Unilever, General Mills, Tate & Lyle and Crown Packaging, to secure a place within Cambridge’s exclusive Open Innovation Forum.

The 15 pitches will be taken from a shortlist of entries. All submissions for pitches must be made by January 31.

The pitching event in March will take place at the Hauser Forum, Cambridge, is free to enter and is open to researchers, innovators and technology developers from small commercial and university-based organisations.

For more information and to apply online visit: http://www.ifm.eng.cam.ac.uk/events/oipitching/