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Wednesday 8th June

Science Basics for the Microbrewer

Join us on the 8th June for a free brewing workshop hosted by academic experts from Sheffield Hallam’s NCEFE.

About this event

Are you already active within the brewing industry? Are you interested in developing your knowledge around the science of brewing to further your business success?

Join us at our workshop on the 8th June to hear from Sheffield Hallam’s academic experts from the Biomolecular Science Research Centre. We will be delivering a workshop exploring the basic science and techniques for the microbrewer and providing a tour of the cutting-edge facilities available at the National Centre of Excellence for Food Engineering (NCEFE).

This workshop provides an opportunity to network with other businesses in your sector and explore how collaborating with the university can help your business grow.

You will find out about the potential funding opportunities available to SMEs through the Sheffield Innovation Programme and how we can support businesses in and around the Sheffield City Region to grow and innovate through access to the latest technologies, state-of-the-art facilities, and academic expertise.

This workshop will cover:

• Basics of microbiology

• Genetics of yeast strains

• The molecular process and chemistry of brewing

• Setting up a mini micro lab

• How we can work together

Learning outcomes:

• Filling in the basic organic science surrounding brewing

• Understanding the microbiology science and techniques

• Understanding yeast and how they work

Who should attend?

This workshop is relevant to Head Brewers and Brewery Technical staff at micro, small and medium sized breweries based in the Sheffield City Region and the districts of Bassetlaw, Bolsover, Chesterfield, Derbyshire Dales & North East Derbyshire.


Wednesday 8th June 2022, 9.30am – 4.00pm


The National Centre of Excellence for Food Engineering (NCEFE), 811 Attercliffe Rd, Sheffield, S9 2AA


Additional Information:

This event will adhere to the government’s COVID-19 guidance.

Refreshments & catering will be provided at the event. If you have any dietary requirements, please either let us know upon registration or email

Places are limited to 20 persons, and we will operate a first-come-first-served basis. Maximum of 2 tickets per company.

Should you have any questions prior to the event, please do not hesitate to email us at