Food & Drink Manufacturing


D2N2 is home to many blue chip food manufacturers, including Thorntons, Warburtons, Nestle, Greencore, British Sugar and Pork Farms, in addition to a vibrant SME base across the urban and rural landscape, with high quality goods of world renowned provenance.

Invest to Grow

Grants and loans of between £15,000 and £250,000 to support private-sector businesses across the East Midlands to innovate, grow and create jobs....
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Manufacturing Growth Programme

The Manufacturing Growth Programme (MGP) supports SME Manufacturers to make improvements by identifying, understanding and removing their barriers to growth....
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FEAST2 Project

A range of services to food and drink manufacturers...
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The Food & Drink Forum

The Food and Drink Forum works with micro to medium sized businesses, it’s a trade association for the food......
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Manufacturing and Engineering Forums

The Chamber runs a specialist forum to provide a platform to network, share best practice and participate in discussions about......
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Food Innovation Centre at Nottingham University

Food Innovation Centre supports innovation and product development to local businesses...
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Driving Research and Innovation

Research, innovation and productivity support for SMEs...
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Newark & Sherwood Business Growth and Resilience Programme

The programme offers a series of tailored workshops, sessions and a discretionary grant to local businesses in the manufacturing, construction,......
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University of Nottingham

Affordable, auto-reconfigurable, multi-product manufacturing cells

18th May 2022
11:30am - 12:00pm


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Case Studies

Zaremba Marsden  

Zaremba Marsden

Zaremba Marsden is a serene retreat set in Matlock, on the edge of the beautiful Peak District National Park.

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Innovate UK Smart Grant Competition opened 25th April 2022  

Innovate UK Smart Grant Competition opened 25th April 2022

Innovate UK, through UK Smart grants, will be investing up to £25 million in the best game-changing, and world leading ideas.

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Innovation Loans  

Innovation Loans

The Government has launched a new Innovation loans to support innovative SMEs with research and development projects at all stages...

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