InovCluster - Agroindustrial Cluster Association

Updated: 11/30/2017

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InovCluster - Agroindustrial Cluster Association for Center Region, is headquartered at the Center for Agro-Food Technology Support in Castelo Branco and aims to contribute to increasing the competitiveness of local and regional production systems

InovCluster - Agroindustrial Cluster Association, is headquartered at the Center for Agro-Food Technology Support in Castelo Branco and aims to contribute to increasing the competitiveness of local and regional production systems and to the affirmation of the Central Region of Portugal at the national level and international. To this end, it establishes a platform for concertation among the main players in this sector, and supports companies in innovation processes, RTD, knowledge transfer, training, new product development, services and processes, marketing and internationalization.
At present, it has 177 members, of which 143 are companies, and entities such as: Associations / Cooperatives, Higher Education Institutions, R & D institutions linked to the agroindustrial and agri-food sector and several municipalities in the Central region.
InovCluster has been supported by the Municipality of Castelo Branco and is funded by COMPETE - Operational Competitiveness Factors Program, by the National Strategic Reference Framework and by the European Union through the European Regional Development Fund.

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