INNOFOOD is a major infrastructure investment project, to establish research, laboratory and innovation facilities in support of SMEs serving in the food and beverage sector in Gebze and in 12 Nuts II regions (east of Ankara), defined as the primary regions for development in Turkey. With the project, SMEs serving in the food and beverage sector will improve product quality and safety, improve R&D based product / production technology, and increase international and national competitiveness.
To this end, with the project a communication network and a cluster platform for all actors involved in the food and beverage sector will be formed; Food Innovation Center consisting of advanced food safety laboratory and pilot facility, regional laboratories and systems will be established.
Within the scope of regional laboratories and systems, it is planned to establish a pilot scale innovative nuts drying facility and a food testing / analysis laboratory in Giresun where renewable energy resources are used. In Gaziantep, it is planned to improve pistachio processing conditions by installing pilot scale processing line for Pistachio, which is fully equipped in scientific and technological terms. Also in Şanlıurfa it is envisaged to establish a food laboratory where microbiological and chemical analyzes are carried out.
|Project Owner||Implementation Area||Detail Information|
|TÜBİTAK MAM Food Institute||Kocaeli, Giresun, Gaziantep, Şanlıurfa||mam.tubitak.gov.tr|