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20 Dec 2019

Last news about New Frontiers in Food – Fast Forward : a European project to boost SME's internationalisation

Find the latest news about New Frontiers in Food – Fast Forward (NF4) the European project to boost SME's internationalisation. The New Frontiers in Food Fast Forward action plan will be oriented towards three value chains representing strong development potential: The connected food markets The functional foods and health ingredients markets The manufactured food products markets In parellel, four international zones have been identifie…

29 Oct 2019

Plant-based alternatives to meat

A huge challenge: how to please everyone   The plant-based substitute market is booming in France, with an increase of 80% in sales recorded in France in 2016. Beyond this trend, consumers are making a host of expectations known: new sources of protein for health and environmental reasons, anti-animal exploitation, ease of preparation … Attracted by many opportunities, agri-food manufacturers have launched plenty of meat free products such as…

01 Oct 2019

A bread to fight against elderly malnutrition

A little loaf of bread, baptised “G-Nutrition”, has caused quite a stir in among elderly care professionals. This bread is the result of a long development process aiming to meet the nutritional needs of the elderly, as well as being perfectly adapted to their taste preferences and eating abilities. As of 2018, it became the first "everyday" food product to receive authorisation to be refundable by French Social Security, in recognition of its im…

22 Aug 2019

The Boomer Challenge: watch the video

On Tuesday, December 11th, 2018, in Paris three international startups were selected as the winners of the Boomer Challenge startup contest. The winners – Max de Génie (1st prize), Cerelab (2nd prize), et Troo Foods Ltd (3rd prize) – were selected for their innovations in food for senior consumers. 42 applicants from 16 countries entered the Boomer Challenge, with 13 startups taking part in the final. The winners gain access to cash prizes and pr…

09 Jan 2019

Vitagora a partner in a European project to identify and address barriers to sweetener use

A new study, led by researchers from the Universities of Liverpool and Copenhagen, has been launched to identify the risks and benefits of sugar replacements in the diet. Vitagora is one of five French partners within a wide-ranging consortium of 29 academic institutions and companies.   SWEET, a European Commission Horizon 2020 funded project, is supported by a consortium of 29 pan-European research, consumer and industry partners, who will …

23 Feb 2018

How to build a food cluster: Algeria learns from the example of Vitagora

On Tuesday, February 20th, a delegation of representatives of the Algerdian Ministry of Industries and Mines and the Mitidja Entrepreneurs Club came to Dijon for a meeting with the French clusters Vitagora, Terralia and Céréales Vallée. The goal was to learn from the experience of the French clusters to build their own cluster in Algeria. Vitagora, a model of best practices With the aim of stimulating technological innovation and industry in Al…

15 Feb 2018

Gold Label: Vitagora remains among Europe's elite clusters

With a score of 96%, the European Cluster Excellence Intitiative (ECEI) has reawarded the Gold Label to Vitagora. During the audit, the cluster management policy, the positive mindset and the healthy level of private funding were identified as particularly strong points. This award allows Vitagora to remain among Europe's highest performing clusters, currently held by 15 clusters in France and 56 clusters throughout Europe.   A European label…

31 Jan 2018

Vitagora is partner of the report "FoodTech: an opportunity for France"

Vitagora has partnered with Digital Food Lab, along with Sopexa, to publish the first report on French FoodTech. This report is based on the study of the 400 FoodTech startups founded in France since 2013. They have raised €317 million in funding since 2013 with a threefold increase in the amount invested between 2015 and 2016.    As a recognised leader of gastronomy and the world's fourth largest food exporter, France could be poised to reap…

27 Oct 2017

Two AcceleRise startups in the final of the Food Nexus Startup Contest

Aveine and Kuantom, two young companies with innovations in the drinks sector are the finalists in the Food Nexus Startup Challenge, a Europe-wide contest. France represented by two AcceleRise startups On October 13th, Vitagora and AcceleRise's founding members selected two startups to represent France in the Food Nexus Startup Challenge, a European contest whose final will take place in the Netherlands. The two French finalists, Aveine and Kua…

11 Jul 2017

2nd cohort for AcceleRise: 6 start-ups join the program

Today, eleven FoodTech and Agtech startups pitched for the AcceleRise jury. The acceleration program's founding members were able to select 6 candidates to join the second cohort, to begin their intensive acceleration phase on September 14th. Who made the cut? Atelier Sarrasin - Nicolas Crabot & Benoit Wartel Organic and gluten-free buckwheat products. Atelier Sarrasin is one of the only producers to break down the buckwheat during the m…

LE COVID-19 : INFORMATION IMPORTANTE

Compte-tenu des dernières mesures prises par le gouvernement ce weekend, concernant la situation sanitaire liée à la propagation du virus COVID-19, toutes les réunions physiques, manifestations, et visites en entreprise sont suspendues jusqu’à nouvel ordre.

Cependant, toute l’équipe Vitagora a adopté des mesures de télétravail et reste entièrement disponible pour répondre à vos questions et demandes liées aux services et projets proposés par Vitagora.

Une cellule de crise au sein de Vitagora liée à l’impact du COVID-19 sur l’activité de nos entreprises agroalimentaires régionales a été mise en place dès le vendredi 13 mars en lien avec l’ANIA et les autorités régionales.

Vous pouvez joindre cette cellule de crise pour toute demande relative à ce sujet au 06 72 39 66 96, Tom Vaudoux, ou par email, au elisabeth.lustrat@vitagora.com.

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