Open collaboration space

The S3FOOD partners provide a range of business support services.


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Matchmaking tool

S3FOOD offers 2 matchmaking events to encourage business and collaboration meetings between food SMEs, technology developers, technology providers and RTO to foster technical and entrepreneurial cooperation in the 4 thematic priorities of S3FOOD framework in order to develop innovative projects.

1. Sensors to monitor real time critical control parameters
2. Sensor integration and implementation
3. Smart data management – from data to information to action
4. Connectivity in food companies and in the food value chain

For each matchmaking event within S3FOOD, Enterprise Europe Network will be used in order to facilitate a matchmaking session.

Interactive map

The map offers a visual strategic map per thematic priority of the competences, expertise and equipment in S3FOOD regions.

Find the interactive map here

Business support services

Training services: 

The Technology Training Set provides companies with practical and visual information about the application of digital solutions in the food sector. The Training Set includes:

#Videos of practical demonstrations of digital technologies in food facilities, living labs and real-life environments.

#A repository of face-to-face and on-line training resources available in the S3FOOD Regions and Countries.

#Face-to-face technology demonstration sessions, held during the S3FOOD study-visits.

See all the training videos here

Coaching Service:

A focused service that facilitates learning and enhances digitalisation capabilities in the food processing industry.

S3FOOD’s expert coaches aim to identify and develop the necessary skills and competences of agri-food SMEs. The objective is to facilitate the implementation of smart sensor systems in food production processes and, through that, the generation of digital data. The coaches follow the projects at each stage of their development.

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Operational handbook for Living Labs

Based on a survey, about the expectations and needs of food companies and digital solution providers, S3FOOD has established the Interregional Living Labs Network and determined the framework for operating living labs for application of smart sensor system for agri-food.

Download the handbook

Idea validation

The idea validation templates are designed to help companies to develop their ideas for S3FOOD calls brining into clearly delineated sections, providing an organized layout that is easy-to-use and read.

Download the ideation template right here.