Food Innovation and The Technology Gateway Network, 15th November 2018

The Enterprise Ireland Technology Gateways Network are hosting a Food Industry Networking Morning on the 15th of November 2018 in Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Cork. The theme of the event is Innovation in the Food Sector.

Registration opens at 9am with coffee/networking with the event formally opening at 10am. A detailed agenda will be posted nearer the date.

By attending this event you will have the opportunity to

  • Listen to relevant Food industry presentations and case studies
  • Discuss outsourcing your R&D projects with the Enterprise Ireland Technology Gateway Managers and their research teams 
  • Learn about various funding mechanisms available from Enterprise Ireland, including the Innovation Voucher, Innovation Partnership and Agile Innovation Funding programmes
  • Hear from the Enterprise Ireland BREXIT team on the challenges BREXIT presents to the food sector

The Keynote address will be given by Owen Brennan CEO of Devenish Nutrition Ltd. Owen is Executive Chairman of Devenish Group and has served as President of the Northern Ireland Grain Trade Association. He was also previously Chairman of the Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) and served on the Agri-Food Strategy Board in Northern Ireland. Owen graduated from UCD in 1982 with a degree in Agriculture and in 1992 with an MBA from the Smurfit Business School. In 1997 he led the team which acquired Devenish Feeds, now Devenish Nutrition Ltd.

All seven of the Technology Gateways that work with the food sector will be present and should you wish, the Technology Gateway staff will be available for informal meetings on the day. If you wish to avail of this option please contact Gráinne Foley at or Megan Reid at to confirm a time.


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 Further information/contact

Mark Whelan

Enterprise Ireland 

Mark Wheelan