The project increases the competitiveness of small and medium sized enterprises in the food industry by creating a common learning forum and new business ecosystems.
The aim of the project is to increase the competitiveness of companies operating in the food industry. The project builds a learning forum of sharing of expertise, knowledge and experience to support and boost growth and internationalization of food industry related small and medium sized enterprises in the Botnia-Atlantica region. Through a series of workshops the SMEs´ knowledge of business development and innovation will be increased and new ecosystems will be generated between big companies and SMEs and entrepreneurs in the regions.
Regional Council of Ostrobothnia (FI), Region Västerbotten (SE), Umeå University (SE), University of Turku (FI), Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences (FI)
Project name: Food Bait – better food as growth and attraction factor for the Kvarken
Specific objective: Increased capacity for cross-border business co-operation
Lead partner: University of Turku (FI)
Other project partners: Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences (FI), Umeå University (SE)
Website: www.foodbait.fi / www.foodbait.se
Project timetable: 2016-07-01 – 2019-06-30
Budget Sweden/Finland: 943 965 EUR
EU-support: 566 380 EUR (60 % of budget Sweden/Finland)
TOTAL PROJECT BUDGET: 943 965 EUR