Research at the National Centre for Food Manufacturing
Food Industry Digitalisation and Process Innovation
Digitisation, Automation, and Robotics have the potential to significantly change how food is manufactured, and at NCFM our process automation related research and development will serve to increase the sectors productivity and greatly enhance process control.
Food Insights and Sustainability Service
At NCFM, our fully equipped product sensory assessment suite and New Product Development kitchen allows us to support food businesses in undertaking initial research, sensory evaluation, and market insight to provide opportunities to innovate and create.
Food Microbiology and Chemistry (Food Analysis)
Food Microbiology is a key focal point of food safety, and at NCFM our equipped chemistry labs, along with our expertise in technical and quality management, allow us to support to businesses within a wide range of microbiological testing services.
Research Themes and Sustainable Development Goals
Our research is embedded in the following University research themes, a unique set of areas that key into our goals as a civic university undertaking internationally significant research with local relevance, and as researchers engaged in the pursuit of excellence. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals badges represent our research and collaborations in terms of their contribution to the issues the world faces today and into the future.
Study with Us
At NCFM we are an internationally recognised provider of education and research in the food manufacturing and technology sector. Learn more about our range of postgraduate programmes in food manufacturing and technology, food science, and strategic leadership and find out how they could help prepare you for a career in the food and drink industry.
Connect with Us
The Centre of Excellence in Agri-food Technology, Holbeach, Spalding PE12 7FJ
T: 01406 493000