The Food and Consumer Testing Suite at Ulster University has collected the award for Best Business and Third Level Institution Collaboration at the annual Education Awards held in Dublin recently. Sensory Network partners from Ulster University’s Business School Food and Consumer Testing Suite attended the gala awards ceremony where they were presented with the accolade. The Food and Consumer Testing Suite (FACTS) collaborated with a number of businesses across a wide range of projects. FACTS offers a vital one stop shop for any manufacturer as it undertakes research and provides direct access to expertise in sensory evaluation, nutritional testing, shelf-life testing as well as market research relating to consumer perceptions around pricing, branding, promotion and product placement. Ulster University’s ongoing research and innovation with businesses helps ensure that FACTS retains the cutting-edge skills, knowledge and expertise to ensure product success. Within the last year over 20 local/national food producers have benefitted from the team’s expertise. For more information contact Amy Burns at The winning Ulster University team collects the Best in Business and Third Level Institution and Collaboration award at the Education Awards 2019

Period1 Jun 2019

Media contributions


Media contributions

  • TitleSuccess for FACTS at Ulster University
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletSensory Food Network Ireland
    Media typePrint
    DescriptionSensory Food Network Ireland Newsletter
    Producer/AuthorSensory Food Network
    PersonsAmy Burns, Lynsey Elizabeth Hollywood, Una McMahon-Beattie