The New England Food Technology Forum 2018

The New England Food Technology Forum
Research, Innovation and Emerging Companies


May 3, 2018 11:30am-7:00pm

The University of Massachusetts Club
One Beacon Street
32nd Floor
Boston MA, 02108

New England is well known for its cod, lobster, clam chowder and Fluff… but the labs of the universities and hospitals of New England have always undertaken significant research into the creation of new foods, as well as food processing, storage and safety technologies. This Forum will showcase research discoveries and newly formed companies that are working on food and food related technologies.

The event program will include a keynote, experts on industry trends and needs, presentations by emerging companies, a poster session and networking reception.

Food technology areas of interest include:

  • New ingredients
  • Food and health
  • Medical Nutrition
  • Food safety
  • New packaging
  • Food production technologies


11:30am-12:00pm Registration
12:00-12:10pm Welcome from a Chef
12:10-1:00pm Lunch Panel: Research updates – new developments made in MA
1:00-2:15 pm Pitch Presenters Session 1
2:15-2:45 Break and Poster Session
2:45-4:00pm Pitch Presenters Session 2
4:00-5:00 Reverse Pitches by Big Companies
5:00-7:00pm Reception and Poster Session

Feedback from 2017:

“The conference overall was excellent.  I did hear some interesting new ideas from the first panel.”
“Good presentations, diverse topics, networking, and interest from Universities and large company in my technologies.”