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October Event Calendar at the Korea National Food Cluster

October Event Calendar at the Korea National Food Cluster

 

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Here’s what is happening in the Korea National Food Cluster in October.

 

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1. International Conference and Exhibition on Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods

 

ISNFF

▲ Source : ISNFF 2017 website

 

The Korea National Food Cluster will be participating in the International Conference and Exhibition on Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods (ISNFF) held from October 22 to 25. As the whole world is increasingly interested in health, the ISNFF aims to showcase various functional foods developed in many countries in the world. The event will be attended by 2,000 people from 40 countries from all over the world, including renowned local and international scholars. Designed to present significant findings in functional food research and exchange information on functional foods, the conference will serve as a forum to plan the future functional food market.

 

2. Foodpolis Startup Support Lab Inaugural Ceremony

Finally, the Foodpolis Startup Support Lab welcomes newcomers. The Startup Support Lab is a support program that offers opportunities to practice food product making and startup-related education to college students and young entrepreneurs striving to start their own food company. The first round of the Startup Support Lab was open for application in August and September, and the successful candidates will be unveiled at the Startup Support Lab Inaugural Ceremony on October 12. Four teams were selected for the first round program, which will go on until the year end.

 

3. 52nd Conference and General Meeting of the Korea Society of Packaging Science & Technology

The Korea Society of Packaging Science and Technology (KSPST) will hold a conference from October 19 to 20 2017. Let by the Korea National Food Cluster, this conference will serve as an opportunity for food packaging companies and scholars to build friendship and networks with each other. This year’s conference is held under the banner of “smart packaging in the fourth industrial revolution and packing material positive lists,” and attendees include 120 people from resident companies in the Korea National Food Cluster, ventures, food and packaging companies, academia, and relevant organizations.

 

4. MFDS Gwangju Director visits the Korea National Food Cluster

The Director of the Gwangju Regional Office of the Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) will be visiting the Korea National Food Cluster. The MFDS Gwangju Regional Office is part of the MFDS that is dedicated to promoting national health by guaranteeing the quality of foods and drugs. Responsible for food and drug safety, the ministry offers test and analysis services in various areas. During her visit to the Korea National Food Cluster, the Director of the Gwangju Regional Office will have in-depth discussions over food quality and safety. This occasion will serve as an important opportunity for the Korea National Food Cluster to build on the relationship with the authority and seek continued exchanges in the future.

 

5. MOU signing ceremony for industry-university-institute cooperation in the Jeonbuk region

Slated on the last day of the month, October 31, is a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signing ceremony for industry-university-institute cooperation in the Jeonbuk region. The ceremony will be held in the Korea National Food Cluster with the presence of 50 representatives from the Ministry for Food, Agriculture and Fisheries, North Jeolla Province, Iksan City, and research institutes in the region. It will serve as an opportunity for the Korea National Food Cluster to build on the network with industry, universities, and institutes in the Jeonbuk region and seek further cooperation.

 

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Also scheduled in October are meetings of the functional foods and safety working groups of the second Industry-University-Institute Network Council. The Korea National Food Cluster will never cease moving forward in October as it has always done.

 

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