Growing Kent & Medway Sustainability Hub

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Growing Kent & Medway Sustainability Hub

Fruit Focus and Growing Kent & Medway are pleased to announce a new feature at Fruit Focus 2022!

Growing Kent & Medway’s mission is to invest in innovative, sustainable ideas to help the food and drink industry continue to thrive.  At this year’s Fruit Focus, we are excited to announce we are bringing a brand new networking and information-gathering hub to the event.

The Growing Kent & Medway Sustainability Hub will welcome businesses of all sizes to use the hub as an informal meeting space to connect with other businesses and research specialists.

There will also be talks on sustainable innovation happening throughout the day.

GKM Sustainability Hub

Growing Kent & Medway Sustainability Programme

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13 Jul 2022
  1. Growing Kent & Medway Innovation Hub
    Growing Kent & Medway’s Programme Director, Nikki Harrison, will share her plans for the enterprise cluster and the benefit to the food and drink supply chain. 
  2. Growing Kent & Medway Innovation Hub
    Are you interested in scaling-up your business or do you have a new product or service you would like to take to market? 
  3. Growing Kent & Medway Innovation Hub

    Dr George Crane, NIAB, introduces five new inspiring startups operating in the agri-food and technology sector.  Each business is focused on sustainability and will share how their innovations are revolutionising horticultural production.

  4. Growing Kent & Medway Innovation Hub

    Join us for a tour of the new GreenTech Hub for Advanced Horticulture.

  5. Growing Kent & Medway Innovation Hub

    A new draft strategy to address the skills needs of the horticulture and food sector has been published by Growing Kent & Medway and is now open for consultation. Steve Matthews, Growing Kent and Medway, who researched the issues with sector companies and developed the proposal, will present the Workforce 2030 strategy.

  6. Growing Kent & Medway Innovation Hub

    Mentoring has the ability to transform both businesses and the people working in them through providing support and sharing experiences.

  7. Growing Kent & Medway Innovation Hub
    Funded by the Government’s Community Renewal Fund, forty horticultural food and drink businesses are currently on a journey towards net zero thanks to a pilot training programme, Growing Green. Robert Saville will share some of the common challenges facing the fruit sector and share some innovative approaches these businesses are taking to tackle them.
  8. Growing Kent & Medway Innovation Hub

    Join us for a tour of the new GreenTech Hub for Advanced Horticulture.

  9. Growing Kent & Medway Innovation Hub
    Accessing funding for investment in technical research can be challenging, but collaboration between industry and academia is critical to drive innovation in the sector. 
  10. Growing Kent & Medway Innovation Hub
    The route into fresh produce is not always obvious, and those considering it at a career crossroads may be reluctant to start over and spend time working their way up. 

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