mFBI Workshop

4 March 2015

MRC Theatre 3.00 – 5.00pm

85 Budge Street, Blenheim

Our first Cluster meeting for the year is Wednesday 4th March from 3-5pm followed by networking and refreshments.  The programme is:

  •  Mitchell Lee who is on a fixed term contract at MRC will present the concept of our members-only web portal that is under development.
  • Our national sponsor ANZ will host a presentation led by Rob Simcic on ‘Cluster Governance’
  • We will be reporting on the approved AGMARDT funding of $150,000. ( ) This In-Market grant has secured funding of $75,000 with the balance of $75,000 from industry over twelve months to place a food technologist -business developer in a selected international market to gain  greater understanding of how to tailor Cluster member products to Asian consumer preferences.  This capability will then work in our companies to develop these products.
  • Final presentation will be an interaction with MBIE officials about their Food & Beverage Innovation Project which is a valuable source of market and economic data for companies (see “What Asia wants for dinner” at

This programme has been brought together in response to feedback from cluster members at last year’s workshop

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