Accelerating the digital maturity of Flemish food companies
In a fast-evolving technological world, most food companies, including many SMEs, have a hard time gaining a clear insight into their own 'digital maturity' and their greatest digital needs. On the other hand, there is a gigantic range of digital possibilities, software packages, suppliers and consultants. All this makes it extremely difficult for these companies to formulate clear goals for themselves and make choices. Food companies generally do not have the expertise themselves to sift through all the different digital options.
Flanders’ FOOD has been committed to accelerating digitisation in the Flemish food industrial for several years. Our ultimate goal is that every food company, small or large, will take steps towards 'the factory of the future' where digital systems support all facets of operations. As a company, you will be better equipped for the future and for retaining your competitiveness and growth.
Understanding that digitisation plays a very important role is widely accepted. But how do you start and how far are we as a company? The DigiTrack project wants to support Flemish food companies in expanding their digitisation strategy.
Investing in further digitisation? Absolutely! But how?
DigiTrack is a collective research, development and dissemination project (type COOCK), that wants to offer a solution for the high demand for independent support and coaching in taking steps towards digital transformation. We want to do this by working towards the following goals:
Companies will gain insight into their needs regarding digitisation in a well-founded manner and be able to draw up a phased plane for digitisation.
The target groups include:
This project aims for a wide range of possible implementations that will enable companies to take new steps towards digital solutions.
Flanders’ FOOD manages and coordinates the project. Sirris is responsible for the execution, under the supervision of Olivier Biot.