Net Zero Innovations Unveiled in Norfolk’s Agri-food Industry
Embrace the future of sustainable innovation in the agri-food industry by joining us for an inspiring in-person showcase event, proudly hosted by New Anglia LEP in partnership with Innovate UK KTN.
Welcome To Net Zero Innovations Unveiled in Norfolk’s Agri-food Industry
This dynamic event will bring together net zero innovation, discussions, and collaborative learning to help you explore the possibility of adopting new and existing net zero solutions. If you are looking to revolutionise your approach to sustainability and drive clean growth, register your interest for this event.
Be part of shaping the conversation. Prior to the event, we invite you to share your insights by filling out our short user journey survey. Your responses will directly inform the workshops and event activities, ensuring that the content addresses the challenges and opportunities that matter to you.
Who should attend?
Whether you’re an individual, business, innovator, or researcher, if you’re passionate about driving net zero innovation and sustainability within the agri-food sector then this event will provide you with a platform for connection and growth.
For the innovators:
Are you an innovator with a net zero focused solution that could transform Norfolk’s food, drink, and agri-food sectors? We want to encourage those from various sectors, both within and outside Norfolk, to join us. Your ideas are crucial in driving sustainable change. Whether you’re an innovator/innovative business, researcher, or entrepreneur, this event is your platform to share and showcase innovative solutions that benefit the industry.
For the Agri-food businesses and sustainability enthusiasts:
Agri-food businesses, sustainability enthusiast, and anyone aspiring to make a difference in the region’s food industry are encouraged to attend. Join us in exploring the latest opportunities, networking, and discussions with industry leaders, and discovering innovative net zero solutions you could adopt.
Why should they attend?
This event will provide valuable knowledge sharing and networking between those with existing net zero challenges and those who have successfully implemented solutions to similar challenges. You will have the opportunity to connect with like-minded peers whilst collaboratively addressing the challenges in adopting clean and sustainable practices. We hope everyone will leave this event with a clear vision on what their next steps are within their net zero journey.
The event will feature themed speaker session, panels, exhibitions, and knowledge exchange workshops. Topics include sustainable food processing and manufacturing, circular economy, supply chain and waste management, sustainable farming practices and future local activity. Stay tuned for a detailed agenda.
Funders and Partners
Pioneering Agri-Tech Innovation for a Sustainable Future
The UK holds a prominent position on the global stage when it comes to agri-tech, an industry that plays a pivotal role in our economic landscape and contributes significantly to our exports. This achievement is, without a doubt, the result of relentless innovation within the sector.
Accelerating the adoption of robotics and automation in agriculture
Around 60,000 migrant workers used to come to the UK each year for seasonal agricultural work like fruit picking. But in 2020, Brexit and COVID-19 meant that traditional migrant workers struggled to enter the UK. The sector suffered from severe staff shortage.