A Partnership supporting the agri-food industry

Our 'Smart Sensors 4 Agri-food' Partnership was initiated in April 2017 and has steadily grown over the years. At this point we are a strong and dedicated group of clusters and RTOs from 12 regions all over Europe. 17 Regular Members and 21 Associated Organisations support the agri-food companies to take the leap towards Industry 4.0.

Regular members
Flanders' FOOD
Flanders’ FOOD is the spearhead cluster for the agri-food industry in Flanders.
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DSP Valley
DSP Valley is the regional business network for companies creating and applying electronic solutions and digital technology.
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Wagralim
Founded in 2006 as a non-profit association, Wagralim is one of the 6 competitiveness clusters aimed at supporting economic activity and employment in strategic areas for Wallonia.
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ASINCAR
ASINCAR Agri-food cluster (Gold label) is formed by practically 100 companies coming from the whole value chain and its main mission is to contribute to the competitiveness and sustainability of the agri-food companies
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CIMES
CIMES is a French 'pôle de compétitivité' (competitiveness cluster) devoted to smart manufacturing and mechanical engineering bringing around 400 members together, including companies (SMEs and groups), research centres and educational establishments with the aim of accelerating innovation and enabling the emergence of collaborative projects.
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Innov'Alliance
The cluster Innov’Alliance consists of a network of more than 350 members. It gathers companies, research and training organizations and more than 5000 academics and researchers.
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Bretagne Développement Innovation
Bretagne Développement Innovation (BDI) is the regional development and innovation agency of Brittany.
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Innoskart Digital Cluster
In Hungary, Innoskart Digital is a nationwide cluster for digital service providers as well as industrial manufacturing businesses and research organizations, universities and municipalities.
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Central Transdanubian Regional Innovation Agency
The activities of the Central Transdanubian Regional Innovation Agency (KDRIÜ) are fairly diverse. We mostly write and win tenders, manage national and international innovative projects, implement and popularize them, do business consulting, encourage innovation, shape knowledge and deal with technology transfer, training and mentoring on a nonprofit basis.
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Asociación Cluster Alimentario de Galicia
Clusaga, the Galicia Food Cluster, is a non-profit association located in the region of Galicia (Spain), whose mission is to contribute to the sustainable growth, enhanced competitiveness, and internationalisation of the Galician food sector.
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Galicia Institute of Technology
ITG is a non-profit research and technology organisation recognized as a National Technology Centre by the Spanish Government.
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Asociación de la Industria Navarra
AIN is a non-profit association, recognized as technological center, gathering 120 manufacturing companies.
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AgriFood Capital
AgriFood Capital is a collaboration of industry, public authorities and knowledge institutes in North-East Brabant for fostering innovation and growth in agri-food.
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Food-Processing Initiative
In 2000 Food-Processing Initiative e.V. was established and developed towards an acknowledged innovation network in the German food sector.
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Technische Hochschule Ostwestfalen-Lippe
The Technische Hochschule Ostwestfalen-Lippe (TH OWL) is an important part of the dynamic scientific and economic region Ostwestfalen-Lippe.
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CCIS-CAFE
CCIS-CAFE, representing the agricultural and food sector in Slovenia, is a coordinator of the strategic research and innovation partnership for sustainable food production (SRIP HRANA).
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Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences
Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences (SeAMK): SeAMK is a working life oriented institution of higher education and an efficient actor in education and research, development and innovation (RDI) in the region of South Ostrobothnia in West Finland.
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AgriFood Lithuania DIH
Digital Innovation Hub ‘AgriFood Lithuania’ is a non-profit cluster organization that brings together major research, business and public stakeholders in Lithuania for the common mission of transforming agriculture, food and associated sectors with digital-based innovations.
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Foodvalley NL
Foodvalley NL is the international and independent platform for ground-breaking innovations that enable the transition to a sustainable food system. We set the agenda, keep the pace, guide and connect.
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OnePlanet Research Center
OnePlanet Research Center is a multidisciplinary collaboration between Wageningen University & Research (WUR), Radboud University, Radboudumc and nano-technology world-player imec. OnePlanet uses the latest chip and digital technologies to contribute to a society in which everyone can live healthily and has access to healthy and sustainable food.
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Associated organisations
Imec
Imec aims to be the world-leading R&D and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies.
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Flanders Make
Flanders Make is the strategic research centre for the manufacturing industry.
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Pack4Food
Pack4Food is a consortium of Flemish research centers and 50 companies, active in the food-packaging interaction field and network organizations.
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Research Institute for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
ILVO carries out research aimed at sustainable agriculture, fisheries and agri-food production, in Flanders and abroad.
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Food Pilot
The Food Pilot is an application and analysis centre founded by Flanders’ FOOD and ILVO, and helps companies, labs and governments with challenges in agri-food, such as improving food products or production processes.
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Smart Digital Farming
Smart Digital Farming (SDF) is the Digital Innovation Hub (DIH) hosted by ILVO.
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KU Leuven, MeBioS (mechatronics, biostatistics and sensors)
MeBioS investigates the interaction between biological systems and physical processes.
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VEGEPOLYS
VEGEPOLYS VALLEY is a competitiveness cluster gathering 500 members such as firms, research and training centres in the plant field around some innovative projects to strengthen the firms' competitiveness.
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Minalogic
Minalogic is a global innovation cluster for digital technologies serving the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region in France.
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IDEPA
IDEPA is the economic development Agency of the Principality of Asturias, is a public entity and its President is the Regional Minister for Labour, Industry and Tourism.
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IDONIAL Technology Center
IDONIAL is a technology centre in the field of materials and advanced manufacturing.
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CTIC
CTIC (foundation technology centre for the development of information and communication technologies) is a private-non-profit Research and Technology Organization, specialized in the research and development of emerging technologies.
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BME FIEK – Industry 4.0 Technology Centre
The Industry 4.0 Technology Center was established in 2018 in the Budapest University of Technology and Economics for a project supporting the digital transformation of the Hungarian SMEs.
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Campden BRI Hungary
Campden BRI Hungary is a private food industrial R+D+I organization, with long national and international R&D&I practice, training experiences for a large number of food businesses, providing R+D+I and auditing food safety management systems.
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Walloon Agricultural Research Centre
The Walloon Agricultural Research Centre (CRA-W) brings together scientific research, service and support functions in support of Walloon, farmers, stockbreeders, horticulturists, forestry producers and operators in the agri-food sector.
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ACT food Bretagne
ACT food Bretagne is the alliance of technical centers in Brittany: ADRIA Développement, VEGENOV, IDMER, CEVA and ZOOPOLE Développement.
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PHOTONICS BRETAGNE
A Photonics Innovation Hub integrating a cluster, supporting innovation in the field of photonics and its applications and a research and technology organisation (RTO), expert in the development of specialty optical fibers and components and in agrophotonics engineering.
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VALORIAL
Valorial is a non-profit agri-food cluster since 2006, labelled ‘pole de compétitivité’ by the French government and supported by 3 French regions located in the largest agri-food European area: Bretagne, Pays de la Loire and Normandy.
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Images et Réseaux
Images et Réseaux (I&R) is a digital innovation cluster located in the Brittany and Pays de la Loire regions of France.
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Commissariat à l’Energie Atomique et aux Energies Alternatives
CEA Tech is the CEA’s technology research unit. CEA Tech’s three labs - Leti, Liten, and List - develop a broad portfolio of technologies for ICT (microelectronic, robotics, artificial intelligence, photonic), energy and healthcare.
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Fraunhofer IOSB-INA
Fraunhofer Institute of Optronics, System Technologies and Image Exploitation - Industrial Automation Branch
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SMART Food Cluster
SMART Food Cluster gathers over 20 members from agriculture, food processing and manufacturing sectors, with main priorities in helping cluster members to enhance competitiveness in foreign markets, bringing together the capabilities of the companies, competencies and contacts.
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