Partners and members<br />Partners<br />40 large companies and organisations<br />Partnership gives great inluence through networks and board of directors.<br />High level of service and contacts.<br />35 000 SEK/year<br />Members<br />Support the general idea.<br />Smaller companies and organisations – many entrepreneurs.<br />Shown on homepage, invited to activities etc.<br />2 000 SEK/year<br />
We provide the arena<br />Networks yield new solutions<br />CEO:s<br />Food Researchers<br />Retailers<br />Chefs<br />Heads of R&D<br />Heads of HR<br />Students (Advisory Board)<br />
The CEO network<br />A unique network ensures commitment and support on the executive level.<br />
Building the innovation Community<br />From nanotechnology to lingonberry bread<br />
The career project<br />A new assignment from the food industry:<br />”Enhance the attractiveness of the business and help us recruit the best people!”<br />
The Trainee Programme<br />Only possible with cooperation between cluster-actors<br />Developed as a user innovation<br />SFIN coordinates and facilitates<br />Network build-up<br />
Food Researchers Network<br />A network for food researchers and R&D officers<br />Objective: to contribute to an enhanced knowledge about current food research and promote multidisciplinary contacts.<br />Activities: Seminars, workshops, the initiating <br /> of research and development projects. <br />More than 120 members.<br />
The Retailers Network<br /><ul><li>A natural meetingpoint for the development of food retail in Skåne.
Education and knowledge about the consumers in the region.
“Hands on”- attitude shortens ttm.</li></li></ul><li>Innovation and entrepreneurship<br />Healthy honey<br />A new pasteurisation method<br />Food for the elderly<br />Locally produced school meals<br />A “super beverage”<br />A falafel for export<br />
The Foresight Method<br />Get togethers ”Gillen” identify future challenges<br />Actors from the entire chain confront critical areas<br />Opens up new research fields<br />Speeds up development and gives synergy effects <br /> and new business opportunities<br />
Results<br /> Skåne Food innovation Network has been a driving force behind 25 food-related company startups 2007 – 2009. <br /> A strong focus on new services and foods with added value.<br />
Results 2003 – 2007 according to CIRCLE<br />Food is the outstanding industry cluster in Skåne<br />SFIN facilitates and provides arenas for networking and cooperation <br />Productivity up by 15,3% - better than the national development<br />Strengthened competitiveness in the food sector<br />9 out of 17 overspecialized sectors in Skåne located in food business<br />Common understanding about the importance of added value<br />More co-action and agreement in the food sector<br />Strengthened geographic concentration – specialization index up from 2.1 to 2.3<br />
The interactive food chart illustrates the cluster<br />
Other assignments<br /><ul><li>Boardmember of the Öresund Food Network – Co-operation for a Food KIC in Europé.
President of the management-group for ”Taste Skåne” – developing the small-scale food production in south Sweden.
Member of the strategy group for ”Food Country Sweden” within the Ministry of Agriculture.</li></li></ul><li> A growing arena<br />
The future<br />”The food carrier”<br />Packages for locally grown food<br />Retail as an innovative purchaser in direct contact with the consumer<br />Further development of methods for cluster management<br />
We support…<br /> …open business models in open innovation processes <br /> and a triple helix context.<br /> And the winners are…<br />
And the winners are…<br />Business<br />Society<br />Research<br />Consumers (especially consumers with weak voices)<br />
Where are we in 2013? <br /><ul><li> Skåne is the best food cluster in the world
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