Food & Bio Cluster Denmark

Denmark's national cluster organisation for the Danish food and bioresource industry. We are a unifying platform for innovation and growth – for Danish and international companies and knowledge institutions.

Food and bioresources is designated one of 14 strongholds identified by the Danish government. Food & Bio Cluster Denmark is the national cluster organization within food and bioresources in Denmark, we have more than 400 Danish and international members, including startups, SMEs, established companies, knowledge institutions, municipals, regional authorities, investors, and other public institutions.
Food & Bio Cluster Denmark support innovation to turn good ideas into sustainable business.

As coordinator of BIO-Boost project we aim to facilitate knowledge sharing, study visits and staff-exchange. We want to support the upcoming networks, the cooperation and learning between partners and participate actively in the challenges that companies will be presenting in the project.

Key Account Manager: Conny Hanghøj

Unimos Alliance

UNIMOS is a network organization that represents a boutique, purpose-based constellation of trusted-partners that works phygitally (physical and digital) to speed up the development of innovations, international expansion and interconnections across and along Europe and with Latin America. Coordinator of AgroBioCluster, member of Plant InterCluster and co-founder of EE Food Clusters Network, currently is engaged in several EU-funded projects.

In BIO-Boost UNIMOS is mainly responsible for coordinating WP2 related to the organization of hackathons - demand-Drive, highly interactive events based on solving challenges from large companies in the agri-food and bioresources value chains to support new green growth opportunities across Europe.

Lithuanian Innovation Centre

The Public Institution Lithuanian Innovation Centre (LIC) (Lithuania) is the most effective public innovation support organization in Lithuania, capable of consolidating the interests of business, science, politics and society by increasing the international competitiveness of the Lithuanian economy. For more than 25 years LIC provides innovation support services to businesses, research and study institutions, Lithuanian business associations and business support organizations, promoting the development and marketing of new products and integrating the potential of Lithuanian innovation support entities into international value chains. With a team of 30+ experts, LIC has implemented 120+ national and international projects, and coordinates the activities of the Enterprise Europe Network in Lithuania, a business support network uniting more than 60 countries.

LICs aims to foster capabilities of the companies to develop and implement innovations and accelerate commercialization of achievements of advanced sciences addressing specific problems and challenges; focus on integrating and supporting groups of SMEs in cross-border and cross-sectoral collaboration with other innovation actors across different regions and decrease the risk of innovation implementation by creating new industrial value chains; innovation policy advice and development.

ITC - Innovation Technology Cluster

Innovation Technology Cluster Murska Sobota (ITC) is a regional technology transfer intermediate, innovation centre and business support cluster, with interdisciplinary experts having strong international references, a network of institutions and extensive experience in conducting EU-founded projects and other projects focused on rural development. Its main focus is to bring together target groups such as SMEs, food system actors, farmers and other rural actors, and turn them into being “Smart”, thus creating a unique Europe-wide innovation-based eco-system, supporting the shift towards more resilient, healthy and environmentally, socially, economically sustainable rural areas. ITC cluster is also a founder and main administrative office of the European Digital Innovation Hub – DIH AGRIFOOD.

Considered as an experienced cluster ITC will contribute to all of the tasks, but mostly will focus on Communication, Dissemination and Exploitation activities as WP lead to boost innovation in bioeconomy with main focus on innovation agencies, SMEs and Start-ups.

Key Account Managers: Darja Kukovič, Aleksandra Kocet, Tomaž Zadravec

onTech Innovation

Cluster onTech Innovation focuses on innovation, training, employment and entrepreneurship in the fields of technology and biotechnology in Spain and the EU. It was formally accepted by the Spanish Ministry of Industry in December 2016, and nowadays counts with nearly 800 members, 21 knowledge centers, numerous associations and is part of two European Digital Innovation Hubs (AGROTECH and AIRandalusia).

onTech contributes to the promotion of innovation among the participating entities, building and expanding networks of collaboration and participation of innovation ecosystems.

Key Account Manager: Fátima Carmona Sánchez

Bioeconomy For Change

Bioeconomy For Change is the reference network for the bioeconomy in France, Europe and internationally. The team of 35 specialists serve more than 500 members, from upstream agricultural activities through to the commercialisation of finished products. The network covers every aspect of the production and valorisation of bioresources (agriculture, forests, marine resources, by-products and waste) for the production of food, industrial processes for materials and chemistry and energy. France is truly leading the way in the bioeconomy and is looking to extend its expertise globally. Our network promotes the bioeconomy, supports the projects of our members, and fosters networking and dynamic collaboration.

Considered as an experienced cluster in BIO-boost project, B4C will contribute to all of the tasks by sharing its experience and expertise to the other partners as well as benefiting from all the activities carried out to enrich the good practices in terms of support and help to facilitate innovation for the bioeconomy actors.

The National Centre for Research and Development

NCBR is a centre for supporting and developing innovative technological and social solutions, creating an ecosystem of knowledge of, and information about, innovation. It organises and implements undertakings contributing to the civilization growth of the country.
We create the world of Polish innovation. We are building modern present times and future.

The Centre is an executive agency within the meaning of the Act of 27 August 2009 on Public Finance, operating on the basis of the Act of 30 April 2010 on the National Centre for Research and Development and the statute attached to the regulation of the Minister of Science and Higher Education of 9 September 2010 on the statute of the National Centre for Research and Development. The functioning of the National Centre for Research and Development also regulates a number of executive and legal acts related to the implementation of programmes financed from European financial instruments.

CLIC Innovation

@CLIC Innovation Oy is a non-profit company based on public-private partnership model. Our mission is to build new services, innovations and research projects to address systemic sustainability challenges through co-creation processes and tools. We initiate and orchestrate collaborative projects and open innovation ecosystems, involving companies from different sectors and of different sizes, research institutions and also, increasingly, public actors such as city and municipal development agencies. Thematically, we specialise in circular and bioeconomy, energy transition and environmental monitoring.

We bring our expertise on co-creation to the BIO-Boost consortium, contributing to peer-to-peer learning processes and challenge events, while further developing our Ecosystem Playbook tools.

Key Account Manager: Tiina Witikkala