Digital School of Food

A first of its kind in Europe new online course targeting food start ups.

Whats Involved? How do I get started?

The course is aimed at attracting a new stream of food start-ups and helping them succeed. An initiative of the Dublin Food Chain and the Local Enterprise Offices in the Dublin region, the online programme is the first of its kind in Europe, giving food entrepreneurs access to expert advice from their own home or office.

The new Digital School of Food is an e-learning initiative that targets food producers from idea through start-up and growth stages. It consists of an online platform that will help new and innovative food businesses to start-up and succeed.

The Digital School of Food gives entrepreneurs access to sound commercial guidance and mentoring to help them get their products onto shelves, and also gives emerging food entrepreneurs and those who want to begin their food production journey, practical support to bring their idea or product to life. The model is based on an e-learning platform which contains tips, advice and information from existing producers, all related to succeeding in the food sector.

 

Course Content

• Plan your journey
• Route to market
• Think about finance
• Grow your sales
• Expand your business
• Support for experts

Each course has a real producer who contributes tips and advice on video based on their own journey.

 

Get Started

The programme is available to food businesses in the Dublin region initially, following which, it will be rolled out nationally. It will be made available free of charge to qualifying businesses that register online

Base Enterprise Centre

Damastown Road

Mulhuddart

Dublin 15

01 820 30 20

01 820 94 69

Best Irish Business working in the community

Recycling in Action Award 2011

Opening Hours

BASE Enterprise Centre Reception

Open Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

Client Access to Units:

Office units in the Michael Galvin Building.

Mon-Fri 0800 - 22-15,

0800 - 1745 Saturday,

0800 -17-15 Sundays.

Closed Bank Holidays.

24/7 access 365 days per year is availabe to clients located in Light Industrial Units in Blocks B&C