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HELIX Knowledge Transfer Programme

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Apply to have a part-funded technical or sales and marketing affiliate in your company

The HELIX Knowledge Transfer Programme is operated by ZERO2FIVE Food Industry Centre. This programme employs technical or sales and marketing affiliates and embeds them in Welsh food and drink manufacturing and processing businesses for at least a year with full support from ZERO2FIVE.

There are a number of benefits to the host company:

  • a motivated, graduate level affiliate based within the business providing technical or marketing assistance;
  • support of the experienced staff at ZERO2FIVE who coach and mentor the affiliate;
  • access and use of ZERO2FIVE’s facilities which include development kitchens, consumer sensory suite and pilot kitchens

The above is provided at a cost to the company of £10,000 pa. The affiliate is employed by ZERO2FIVE and therefore National Insurance, employment risks etc are the responsibility of ZERO2FIVE.

There are two different affiliate roles available for companies:

  1. Technical Affiliate
  2. Sales and Marketing Affiliate

Company applications are now being accepted and the deadline is October 31st.

Find out more about the HELIX project.

How to Apply

Please read the following Guidance Notes  (Cymraeg) carefully as they explain how the application process for the EU funded HELIX Knowledge Exchange Programme will be operated and how to apply.

Companies must complete the application form contained within the Guidance Notes (Cymraeg).

Key dates

Application deadline: 31st October 2018
Meetings with companies: November 2018
Company selection: by 5th December 2018
Affiliate starts with company: January/February 2019

This project has received funding through the Welsh Government Rural Communities - Rural Development Programme 2014-2020, which is funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development and the Welsh Government.

For more information:

Email: ZERO2FIVE@cardiffmet.ac.uk

Telephone: 02920 41 6306