Our Academic Affiliate Membership is open to universities, colleges and higher education establishments, who wish to develop and expand their connections with the food and drink industry.

Researchers will benefit from access to food and drink companies and exclusive opportunities to communicate research capabilities, outcomes and collaboration opportunities.

As an academic affiliate, you will benefit from:

  • opportunities to raise your research profile
  • access to tailored match-making services
  • valuable industry insight and guidance
  • participation in annual themed match-making events, addressing industry challenges
  • FDF letters of support towards relevant funding calls published by the UKRI’s seven research councils.

If you would like to learn more about the benefits of joining as an academic affiliate, please contact Reema.Patel@fdf.org.uk