Project title:  Promoting Food Innovation for Wellness in the Adriatic - WELLFOOD
Project website: http://www.wellfoodproject.eu/

Programme: IPA Adriatic Cross-border Cooperation (CBC) Programme 2007-13
Programme website: http://www.adriaticipacbc.org/

 

 

 

PROJECT DESCRIPTION


WELLFOOD aims at strengthening innovation capacity of Adriatic Regions on agri-food sector, by stimulating the link between business, RTD-inn. Centers, producers-consumers as a pillar for territorial growth, development and integration of the Adriatic Ionion area. Nowadays policy level is searching for holistic social innovation of communities, health and wellness implying the adoption of new governance strategies to favor health and wellbeing facing social transformation. WELLFOOD places the accent on cross-border dimension promoting coordination action among stakeholders (regional bodies, RTD Centers, SMEs and Food Associations) to overcome the obstacles in the field of innovation promotion, encouraging partnership and innovation services by programming clustering policies of Innovation for Food Quality and Safety overcoming main critical factors related to development of food sector in Adriatic regions.

OBLECTIVES


WELLFOOD places the accent on cross-border dimension, finding a suitable matching among needs in terms of fostering innovation and transferring knowledge in the sector. WELLFOOD works on the following specific objectives:
•    Enhancement of knowledge transfer within the Adriatic regions on food quality and safety, and healthy lifestyles, through establishment of closer relationships between research and users (enterprise - consumers) thanks to the setting of the Cross Border Network - Adriatic Research Driven Cluster of Innovation for Food Quality and Safety (RESEARCH – ENTERPRISE – CONSUMER - GOVERNANCE) – named ADRIFOOD - Cluster which will deal with knowledge transfer promotion, aimed at supporting a cultural movement towards new systems, products and processes within a sust. Devel. frame, thanks to science-technology-business meetings
•    Improvement of innovation capacity of Final Beneficiariess involved, thanks to an integrated group of strategic actions, addressed to: Spreading knowledge on the last technologies and most advanced inn. food products and processes by the organiz. of Adriatic seminars cycles on inn. for food quality standards, inn. products, eco-processes, food inn. for diseases prevention; Mobility schemes of researchers/company technicians, aiming at exchanging knowledge among FBs areas; Qualify skills and compet. of experts dealing with food inn. within RTD Centers, enterprises, public org. FIA-Food Innovation Agents; Experiment-Piloting spec. Technology Food Foresight schemes developed by FIA.
•    Promotion of consumer’s  awareness on the most promising findings of research and inn. for a healthier/safer food, to support Adriatic consumers to make sustainable choices on nutrition: WELLFOOD facilitates interdisciplinary exch. among world scientific nutritional experts, public health professionals, consumers and food prep. professionals through excellence experience study visits, small events-trail tastings of inn. creative food foresights to valorize strengths and excellences of FBs territories; promotion of innovative foods and wellbeing itineraries in the tech pj.

PARTNERS


•    Provincia di Forli-Cesena
•    Chamber of Commerce of Macerata
•    Marche Region - Agriculture Forestry and Fishing Department
•    University of Primorska, Science and Research Centre of Koper (UP SRC) , Slovenia
•    LIR Local Development Initiative , Banja Luka ,  BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA
•    Agency for extension service in agriculture,  Banja Luka,  BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA
•    Chamber of Economy of Montenegro
•    Uzice Regional Chamber of Commerce,  City Uzice, SERBIA
•    Innopolis, ERFC Corfu
•    Agricultural University of Tirana (AUT)
•    Development Agency East-Netherlands
•    Adriatic and Ionian Chambers of Commerce Forum

DELIVERABLES

Company Profiles

Association of beekeeper Montenegro Company Profile

COMECO GR Company Profile

CORFU BEER GR Company Profile

EKO ΑΓΡΑΡ Company Profile Serbia

HAKO ALBANIA Company Profile

MAVROMATIS Koum quat GR Company Profile

MONSTATE Montenegro Company Profile

VASSILAKIS HONEY GR Company Profile

 R&D Questionnaire for Companies

R&D Questionnaire

Study Visits

Food Valley

Veneto

Focus Groups

Focus groups report

Dissemination Material

Brochure     EN   GR

Poster general   EN   GR

Roll up

Flyer

Poster event Corfu

 Marketing Plan

Marketing Plan

Product Information for Hub

Corfu beer   EN   GR

Corfu honey EN   GR

Kum quat   EN   GR

Meat products   EN   GR

Itineraries

InnoPolis Itineraries

 




Offices

Thessaloniki

(Building Atlantis - THERMI 2)

S. Kazantzidi Street – 2nd floor

9th Km Thessaloniki-Thermi

GR-57001 Thessaloniki, GREECE

P: +30 2310 478706

innopolis@otenet.gr

Aegion

33, Platonos

25100 Aegion, GREECE

P: +30 26910 60427

innopolis@otenet.gr

Samos

Ireon of Pythagorion

83103, Samos, GREECE

P: +30 22730 95333

innopolis@otenet.gr