AGROFOOD Regional Innovative Cluster

 AGROFOOD Regional Innovative Cluster has 79 members, in the business & value chain development category, there are 55 members, the universities, research institutes and vocational schools category 8 members, the public authorities and institutions 8 members and in the catalyst organizations section there are also 8 members.  The collaboration between these sectors makes possible to develop more value chains of this area.

Cluster member’s distribution by activity

I.                    Business/value chain development

II.                  Innovation, research and education

1

Potato and vegetables

8

1

Universities

3

2

Milk sector

9

2

Research and innovation centres

3

3

Meat sector

3

3

Professional schools

2

4

Diary sector

8

 

 

 

5

Sweets industry

2

 

 

 

6

Water, drink and spirits

3

 

 

 

7

Packaging sector

3

 

 

 

8

Sales

15

 

 

 

9

Other sectors

2

 

 

 

10

Healthy nutrition

2

 

 

 

Total

55

Total

8

III.                Public administrations

IV.                Catalyser organisations

1

Public administrations

8

1

Catalyser organisations

8

Total

8

Total

8

TOTAL

79





 AIM: The Regional Cluster of Food Industry and Products – AGROFOOD was created to support the members in developping their management strategies, their brands, the professional training of their personel, harmanisation and representation of their interest, etc

LOCATION: The Region of The Carpathian Arch

OBJECTIVES:

- development of coherent cluster policies;
- improving the competitiveness of its members;
- improving the visibility of its members on national and international markets;
- supporting the members to access public funding for development;
- supporting the members for professionall training of their personnel;
- improving partnerships with similar national, regional and european clusters;
- sharing legislation between its members for a better legal acknowledge.

 ACTIVITIES:

- organisation of seminars, workshops, conferences for promoting its members strategies and brands;
- organisation of seminars, workshops, conferences for building new partnerships and for launching new international cooperation between its members and other similar clusters or organizations;
- supporting the members in accesing public funds and preparation of business plans, feasibility studies, market research etc,;
- extension of cluster visibility by signing memberships to different similar regional and european clusters;
- organisation of training sessions and courses for member’s personnel for improving their professional expertize;
- organisation of fairs and exhibitions for promoting its members products and brands;

ECONOMIC AREAS:

- agriculture farms,
- potato production;
- milk procession;
- mineral water bottling;
- meat processing; - baking and pastry;