Polo Agrifood

Polo AGRIFOOD - M.I.A.C. Scpa
Polo AGRIFOOD

Italy: Piedmont
Dario Vallauri
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Overview

About us

To support SMEs and cluster members in identifying their needs and setting up plans for innovation, R&D and technology transfer in the fields of food technologies, traceability, product/process innovation, microbiology, food safety and sustainability.

The support is provided by means of R&D projects building, demonstration/TT activities, training and education and fund raising.

Established - 02 April 2009
Staff in the management team - 1-5
Support services for upskilling and reskilling of companies workforce
  • Vocational training

Cluster composition

  • 186
    Cluster Members
  • 141
    SME's
  • 12
    Number of start-ups among SME's
  • 15
    Large Companies
  • 6
    Research Organisations, Universities, Technology Centers
  • 24
    Other Ecosystem Actors
Legal form of the cluster organisation
Limited Liability Company (private or public)
Languages spoken
English French Italian
Link to the team description on the cluster organisation website

Management team

Dario Vallauri
Internationalisation Responsible
Laura Fuso
Project Manager
Cristina Pellegrino
Project Manager
Medina Meti
Project Manager

Sectorial and industrial focus

Sectoral industries
Agriculture, forestry and fishing:A01 Crop and animal production, hunting and related service activities - Manufacturing:C10 Manufacture of food products - Manufacturing:C11 Manufacture of beverages
Sectoral Industries (NACE 4 digit)
Cross-sectoral industries
Advanced Packaging
Industrial Alliances and Ecosystems
Ecosystems:Agri-food
Technology fields
A\: Human necessities:Agriculture; forestry; animal husbandry; hunting; trapping; fishing - A\: Human necessities:Baking; equipment for making or processing doughs; doughs for baking - A\: Human necessities:Butchering; meat treatment; processing poultry or fish - A\: Human necessities:Foods or foodstuffs; their treatment, not covered by other classes
S3 EU priority areas
Public health & security:Food security & safety - Sustainable innovation:Bioeconomy - Sustainable innovation:Sustainable agriculture

Services

Support services provided

Access to finance: Public funding
Facilitation of collaboration between members (within the cluster)
Support of Research, Development and Innovation
Other (please specify)

Further information

The staff supports the cluster AGRIFOOD members on technology transfer and R&D concernig packaging and shelf life improvement; sanitization technologies and food safety; development of new products, processes and services.

The support is provided by means of both advisory services (with internal labs and partnerships with external laboratories) and of assistance and support to SMEs on identifying funding opportunities on regional, national or EU programmes.

Support services for upskilling and reskilling of companies workforce

Vocational training

Support programmes

EU Programmes

European Programmes
FP7 INTERREG EIT KICs Other

Name & description

- Interreg Alcotra Programme Italy-France 2018

- Public Health Progamme 2010, funded by the European Commission - Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency (CHAFEA)

- Interreg Alcotra Programme Italy-France 2008

- Interreg Alcotra Programme Italy-France 2010

- Manunet Programme 2009

Project name

- Project ALCOTRA PITER "ALPIMED": Integrated plan for rural and mountain areas

- Project SALUX (2011-2013): Food reformulations in SMEs. Coordinated by the Polo AGRIFOOD Cluster manager.

- Project FASST (2009-2011): Herbs production and processing.

- Project EET (2011-2013): Green extraction technologies.

- Project AIM-COCO (2009-2012): Nano-structured materials for the food industry.

Cooperation activities

International cooperation

Targeted countries

Transnational cooperation

Targeted countries

Transnational support activites

Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs

International support activites

Support to collaborative activities/etc.

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