Agrifood industries which take part of the industrial technology sector are mostly SMEs.
This sector is the largest manufacturing one in terms of number of jobs and added value. Nonetheless, the competitiveness of these agrifood companies is undergoing a certain decline.
Among some of the issues detected, the sector is unattractive for qualified workers, there is a lack of good integration between the european market and the need of optimise business models or B2B connetions.
In this regard, digital transformation of agrifood process technology SMEs in the SUDOE area could be the key to change the competitiveness decline of the sector.
This project will provide digital transformation strategies, good practices cases and trainers map of digital technologies to achieve the competitiveness of agrifood industries within the framework of industrial technologies.