The main objective of this research program is to contribute to increased and sustainable growth in the food industry through increased innovativeness in the food value chain.

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01. Jan 2017


31. Dec 2020

Funded by

The Agricultural and Food Industry Research Funds (FFL/JA)

The secondary objective of the research program is to build a stronger knowledge foundation taking above-mentioned challenges into account by:

  • Evaluating and developing innovation models and tools applying a more consumer centric perspective to innovation according to the industry context
  • Utilizing Big Data as source for innovation ideas and developing analytical methods for idea evaluation
  • Working with existing and new heterogeneous networks to understand interaction and knowledge transfer and utilize the findings for improved collaboration to create innovations

Developing and testing new ways of user-involvement, communication, and assessment of innovation potential of research results.