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Inaugural NJ FoodTech 2023 Conference on June 28



Join Rutgers University’s Food Innovation Center, Middlesex County and the New Jersey Economic Development Authority at the first annual NJ FoodTech 2023 Conference. Food and beverage companies, investors, academics, start-ups, entrepreneurs, and food innovation leaders will come together to share their insights, discuss opportunities, and identify future partners.

DATE: Wed., June 28, 2023
TIME: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
LOCATION: Rutgers College Avenue Student Center, 126 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ

REGISTRATION: $30 per person, with registration by June 26, 2023. **No Refunds**
Free for Rutgers faculty, staff, students, and conference partners, however all attendees must register.

Register here and view conference agenda.

Keynote speaker, Lou Cooperhouse, Founder, President & CEO of BlueNalu, will present, “Food for Thought: Food Industry Trends.”

Experts will present on industry trends, indoor vertical farming, and the state of the market. There will be dynamic panel discussions on innovative sustainability, funding through private equity, food manufacturing survey results and plenty of networking throughout the day.
The conference will help promote the growth of New Jersey’s food technology sector by building awareness of its strength in food innovation, leading to business retention, and business opportunities.

About the Food Innovation Center at Rutgers University

The Food Innovation Center at Rutgers University (FIC) is a unique food business incubator and accelerator that is a unit of the Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station (NJAES). The Center supports established early-stage entrepreneurs and existing food companies from concept to commercialization. Combining years of industry expertise and the advanced technologies offered by Rutgers, we provide business, marketing, food safety, product design and scale up expertise within FDA and USDA certified facilities to help companies successfully build and grow their business.