Food and drink innovation connectors

Are you working on something new or different that will add value to your food and drink business? Need some inspiration or guidance?

Interested in growing your food and drink company?

Plug into food and drink networks with the support of our connectors. 

These influential experts will help 'connect' you with the full range of support available - across the public sector and beyond.

They'll support you all the way through the innovation journey, helping you turn your ideas into propositions, and your plans into products.


Rachel Mirfattahi

As Sector Engagement Executive at Interface and member of the Institute of Food Science and Technology, Rachel works to upskill Scottish food and drink SMEs.



Paul Copland

With extensive knowledge of government innovation and R&D grant funding mechanisms, Paul focuses on innovation product development, helping identify and explore new opportunities.



Caroline Maclellan

As part of HIE’s innovation team, Caroline works to help food and drink businesses achieve their growth and innovation ambitions.


Take the next step

Looking to innovate your food and drink business? Ask about our support to help you succeed.

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