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General Information
The date when the cluster organisation was established: 
Monday, 4 October, 2004
Number of staff in the management team of the cluster organisation : 
11-20
Regions: 
Gelderland
Cluster Excellence Label: 
Bronze Label
Membership to European Strategic Cluster Partnerships (ESCP-4i or ESCP-S3): 
Membership to other networks/partnerships: 
NameWebsite
European Food Alliance
Cluster Management Team: 
NameSurnamePositionTelephoneEmail
Roger
Van Hoesel
Cluster Manager
+31317427095
roger.vanhoesel@foodvalley.nl
Jeroen
Wouters
Internationalisation Responsible
+31317427095
jeroen.wouters@foodvalley.nl
Languages spoken: 
Dutch
English
Sectoral and Industrial Focus
Sectoral Industries: 
Food Processing and Manufacturing
Technology fields: 
Food Additives/Ingredients/Functional Food
Food Processing
S3 EU priority areas: 
Crop & animal production, hunting &related service activities
Food, beverage & tobacco products
Emerging industries: 
Creative Industries
Digital Industries
Composition of the cluster
Total number of members: 
160
Number of SME members: 
80
Number of larger company members: 
60
Number of research organisations/universities/technology centres: 
20
Entrepreneurship and scale-up support facilities in the cluster's ecosystem (see "Organisation type"): 
Name and link of major players: 
Cluster Strategy
Mission/Objectives: 

Food Valley NL helps companies innovate. We can help you find the right partners, funding or technological support and make market entry easier.

Do you have a formalised strategy?: 
Yes
Do you have a specific strategy focus that addresses internationalisation ?: 
Yes
Services
Support services provided: 
Internationalisation support (= Access to third countries markets)
Direct advisory services
Facilitation of collaboration between members
Trend-scouting (Ideas for innovative projects)
Innovation Management / Support of innovation processes (internal, external)
Cooperation Activities
International Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Brazil
China
Japan
Thailand
United States
Our cluster organisation undertook the following international activities to support our members: 
Participation at missions/events/study visits/fairs
Trans-national Cooperation
The main countries targeted by the cluster organisation: 
Belgium
France
Germany
Spain
United Kingdom
Support Programmes
Participation in Funded Support Programmes: 
European ProgrammesProject NameLink
CIP/COSME

New Frontiers in Food

New Frontiers in Food Fast Forward (NF4)

Promotion
Why should partners choose you for cooperation?: 

Collaboration in food innovation

Internationalisation in food and innovation