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Biography Antje Gonera
I am senior scientist for market-driven innovation and leader of Nofimas strategic research program “Orchestrating Food Innovation”. In our research area we focus on understanding of hidden consumer/customer needs to identify opportunties for innovation, we develop and establish innovation tools in order to increase success rate and value generation of innovations, and we contribute to understanding and formation of networks and other forms of collaboration. I have extensive experience from differnet srategic roles in industry. I have been leading R&D groups and innovation projects in the FMCG industry (food, cosmetics, packaging etc.). I was also responsible for global product and technology strategies and migration plans and have broad experience in leading organizational improvements.
1. January 2017 – 31. December 2020
The main objective of this research program is to contribute to increased and sustainable growth in the food industry through increased innovativeness in the food value chain.
1. March 2017 – 28. April 2021
FoodProFuture aims to develop the necessary knowledge platform for optimal production and utilization of Norwegian plant resources into tasty, healthy and attractive plant-based food products with high protein content.
1. April 2017 – 31. March 2020
The project aims at developing innovative products and solutions to make it easier for elderly people to achieve a healthy diet.
1. May 2017 – 30. April 2020
The overall objective of SafeConsume is to Reduce health burden from foodborne illnesses. The ambition is to initiate a new and broader approach in future research, innovation, education and food safety policy, widening the space of opportunities for improving food safety.
1. April 2018 – 31. March 2022
Teaming up with key industry and market players, iNOBox main goal is to integrate in the Norwegian food industry more efficient, profitable and sustainable processing, securing the supply of safe, high-quality and nutritious foods.