FoodNexus Nordic

FoodNexus: A consortium of companies and educational & research institutions in Europe, which together were applying for EU funds to create a pan-European innovation alliance (a food-KIC) with partners from excellent public and private players in the European food system.

  • A Nordic consortium of companies, research institutes, universities, public bodies, cluster organisations, industry federations and incubators within the food and adjacent sectors.
  • Was founded in 2010, building on previous Danish-Swedish cluster initiatives. At the General Assembly 1 June,2018, it was decided to close down FoodNexus Nordic.
  • The main purpose was to work for and secure that the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) would launch a call for a Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC) within the area of Food, and to submit a bid for a Food KIC with the best possible positioning of Nordic interests.
  • Had approx. 40 founding partners + engagement of a broad range of additional actors in the open activities
  • Had a strong portfolio of activities to strengthen the innovation eco-system across DK-SE borders and to generate growth, including alignment of agendas at regional, national and Nordic level.