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Sapuska – ValueFood for International Markets. Significance of food industry. Food industry in Europe Largest field of industry Employs more than four million people Food industry in Finland Gross value of production 9.5 billion EUR, value added 2.2 billion EUR

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Sapuska valuefood for international markets

Sapuska – ValueFood for International Markets


Significance of food industry

Significance of food industry

Food industry in Europe

  • Largest field of industry

  • Employs more than four million people

    Food industry in Finland

  • Gross value of production 9.5 billion EUR, value added 2.2 billion EUR

  • Fourth largest field of industry with approximately 1 900 places of business

  • Employs almost 35 000 people

  • Value of export 1.4 billion EUR, value of import 2.9 billion EUR

  • Finnish companies’ revenues from international activities 4.1 billion EUR

  • R&D investments 56 million EUR, 0.6 % of revenues

    Food chain

  • Employs approximately 300 000 people or 12 % of labour

Source: Finnish Food and Drink Industries’ Association


Sapuska valuefood for international markets

Places of business

Number of employees

Emphasis on small and micro-enterprises

68 % of all companies in the Finnish food industry employ less than five people.

Source: Finnish Food and Drink Industries’ Association


Tekes investments in the food industry 2000 2008 m

Tekes’ investments in the food industry 2000–2008 (M€)

*By September 9, 2009


The vision and mission of tekes sapuska programme

The vision and mission of Tekes Sapuska programme

Vision

  • The SMEs in the Finnish food industry are successful, well-networked and highly specialised. In selected fields the industry has gained significant markets.

    Mission

  • In selected fields, strong international food brands are being created in close and open cooperation within the Finnish industry. The brands rely on new kinds of business models and high expertise in customer-oriented, tasty, innovative and sustainable food products.


Aims of the sapuska programme

Aims of the Sapuska programme

Aims for the food industry SMEs:

  • Boosting international growth by utilising networks and innovation activities

  • Increasing R&D activities

  • Creating a working networked model for R&D and innovation

  • Improving business competencies and improving productivity

  • Increasing the networking between companies and other interest organisations both nationally and internationally

    Aims for the large food enterprises and public organisations:

  • Increasing cooperation between SMEs and large companies

  • Increasing cooperation between food industry and other industries

  • Transferring expertise to SMEs

  • Developing new business models and structures to benefit the SMEs

    Social and national level aims:

  • Balanced development within the food industry throughout Finland

  • Improving competitiveness in raw material purchases by creating networks

  • Improving public health by better nutrition

  • Incrasing cooperation and dialogue between public financiers and setting common goals


Length and budget of the sapuska programme

Length and budget of the Sapuska programme

Sapuska will run from Novermber 1, 2008 to December 31, 2012


Sapuska international activities

Sapuska international activities

  • Cooperation with Nordisk Innovation Center (NICe) and especially BSR Innonet coordinated by NICe

  • Participating EUREKA network and its umbrella EUROAGRI FOODCHAIN

  • Tekes offers SMEs participating the programme funding for market research and developing market strategies also for non-European markets such as the USA, Japan or Russia. Tekes overseas offices are prepared to offer their services for groups of SMEs within the programme.


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