food + i

What is a Food Cluster?

A Cluster is a tool for understand business and anticipate new opportunities within a propitious environment for collaboration among companies from the same sector.

A Cluster promotes activities and projects for improving its partners’ profitability and competitiveness. They are natural platforms for innovation

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TOTAL
PARTNERS

Mainly SMEs (80%+) from the meat, vegetable processing, beverage and multi-product sectors

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MILLION
EUROS

Representing 3.6% of the Spanish food and beverage industry’s turnover

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DIRECT
JOBS

A sector that generates territorial wealth, where Cluster’s companies account for 8.3% of the sector’s employment in the Ebro Valley
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OPEN
PROJECTS

Projects focusing on the development of new products, health, sustainability, and the introduction of new technologies

Value proposal_

BUSINESS ENHANCEMENT

Projection of companies in a global competitive scenario.

Creation of an operative system of contacts and networking.

Dynamization of a supportive ecosystem for competitive improvement.

Analysis of opportunities and threats capable of impacting companies.

Acceleration of strategic change

COMPETITIVE IMPROVEMENT

Identification of new opportunities for innovation and business.

Support for R&D structuring.

Collaborative innovation among Cluster partners.

Analysis of opportunities and threats capable of impacting companies.

Personalized itineraries for innovation.

PROMOTING INNOVATION

Anticipation of emerging trends and consumer demands.

Incorporation of future key technologies

Digital transformation projects.

Corporative entrepreneurship.

Entrepreneurial training and talent acquisition.

Innovative strength_

FOOD+i incorporates a network of model technological partners in Europe, who provide their companies with a research vision focused on anticipating and developing market-oriented solutions.

Networks and alliances

Cluster FOOD+I works intensively within the European environment, participating in the main business platforms within the fields of digitalisation, innovation and bioeconomy, in whose forums activities and projects of interest to its members are analysed.

Board of Directors_

Mayte Miner

Gvtarra
President

Jaume Palau

Argal
Vice President

Clemente Bea

CTIC CITA
Secretary

Cristina Díez

Palacios
Spokesperson

Angel Los Santos

Calatayud
Spokesperson

Yolanda Toledano

Vegola
Spokesperson

Javier Gonzalez

Tecnalia
Spokesperson

The FOOD+i team

Juan Viejo

Clúster Manager

Raquel Gómez

Head of the National Projects Office

María Díaz

Head of the EU Projects Office

David Antoñanzas

Financial Manager

Olga de Blas

Project Manager

Sofia Irigoyen

PROJECT MANAGER

Daniel Lacalle

PROJECT MANAGER