The Agrifood industry is the largest manufacturing industry in Europe (14% market share). The competitiveness of this industry is declining as a result of continued globalization.
The project High Tech Europe aims the formation of an alliance around High Tech Food facilities, including a Network of Excellence, and knowledge development to SMEs.
For the Network of Excellence HighTech Europe is the main output:
- Vision on European food research organization
- Functioning Interactive Technology Portal for communication to SMEs
- The Associated Membership Platform as a sustainable partnership between stakeholders in the field of food research in Europe.