Real innovation often originates from close collaboration of partners at distant positions along a value chain.
Our network offers multiple opportunities for informal and creative exchange with more than 30 companies - innovative start-ups, small and middle sized enterprises up to national and international market leaders - from several countries and positions along the value chains feed-food, who have high affinity for research.
The expertise of our company partners covers the folllowing sectors:
- production and processing of plant-based foods
- agricultural engineering, ecological plant protection
- sensor technology & monitoring systems
- production of feed and feed additives for farm animals
- processing of animal derived foods
- production of beverages
- development of new kitchen devices
- analytics & rapid tests
What does FFoQSI offer?
We carry out our research projects in teams of cooperation partners and support them with professional project management. We help to match the appropriate partners, support the planning of the individual research projects and deliver regular progress reports to provide the necessary overview.
We are always interested in new cooperations - just contact us.
The COMET-K1 competence centre FFoQSI is funded by the Austrian ministries BMK, BMDW and the Austrian provinces Lower Austria, Vienna and Upper Austria within the scope of COMET - Competence Centers for Excellent Technologies. The programme COMET is handled by the Austrian Research Promotion Agency FFG.
The strategic objectives of COMET are: developing new expertise by initiating and supporting long-term research co-operations between science and industry in top-level research, and establishing and securing the technological leadership of companies. By advancing and bundling existing strengths and by integrating international research expertise Austria is to be strengthened as a research location for the long term.