Innovation Strategies in the Food Industry: Tools for Implementation

Innovation Strategies in the Food Industry: Tools for Implementation

By: Charis Michale Galanakis (editor)Paperback

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Innovation Strategies in the Food Industry: Tools for Implementation is an indispensable resource for the food industry to introduce innovations in the market, stand out from the competition and satisfy consumer demands. This reference reports the most trend advances of the food science, while providing insights and ideas to overcome limitations for their actual implementation in the industry. Innovation Strategies in the Food Industry: Tools for Implementation fills the gap between strategy developers and technical R&D associates by interpreting the technological adequacy of innovative techniques with the reaction of related consumers. It deals with the interaction of academia and industry, describing innovation and long term R&D strategies to overcome bottlenecks during know-how transfer between these two sectors. * Reports the development of cooperative networks for the commercialization of new food products* Includes the concept of open innovation, denoting the particular issues that SMEs are facing during their innovation efforts and suggest respective innovation policies in the agrifood sector* Discusses the challenges of introducing innovations in traditional food products* Describes the sustainability problems and restrictions (safety and energy issues) of innovations in food processing and emerging technologies* Exploits the cutting-edge innovation cases of food science and their applications in the food industry* Addresses the observed problems and provides solutions to meet market and consumers' needs

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Dr. Galanakis' research targets the separation and recovery of functional macro- and micro-molecules from different food wastes and by-products, as well as their implementation as bioactive compounds in food and cosmetics. He co-owns a chemical laboratory (Galanakis Laboratories, Chania, Greece) where he has worked as an analyst for more than 10 years, and as research and innovation director since 2012. His current research is dedicated to the analysis of food, beverages and environmental samples. He also consults for related industries and local producers. Dr. Galanakis has served on the editorial board of Food Research International since 2012 and as an expert for National Center of Science and Technology of Kazakhstan since 2014. He is the founder and manager of Food Waste Recovery Group (SIG5) of ISEKI Food Association (Vienna, Austria). Dr. Galanakis has previously edited "Food Waste Recovery: Processing Technologies and Techniques" (, published 12 August 2015. He is preparing 3 more book projects for Elsevier entitled: "Innovation Strategies in the Food Industry: Tools for Implementation", "Nutraceutical and Functional Food Components: Effects of Innovative Processing Techniques", and "Olive Mill Wastewater: Recent Advances for the sustainable management of olive oil industry".

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  • publication date: 13/06/2016
  • ISBN13: 9780128037515
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 334
  • ID: 9780128037515
  • ISBN10: 0128037512

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