Business Models for Biosensors in the Food Industry

  • Rosa CaiazzaEmail author
  • Barbara Bigliardi
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The development of biosensor technology has made available online quality control of food production, reducing the cost of food production and improving safety and food quality. Consequently, the introduction of biosensors in the agro-food industry has changed business models of firms operating in both the agriculture and agro-food industry. This chapter aims to evidence existing trends in both technological and non-technological innovations and new trends and future challenges of the food industry.


Food industry Business models Firms’ value chain Innovation biosensors 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Parthenope UniversityNaplesItaly
  2. 2.Department of Engineering and ArchitectureUniversity of ParmaParmaItaly

Section editors and affiliations

  • Julie Hermans
    • 1
  • Gérald Thouand
    • 2
  1. 1.Center for Research in Entrepreneurial Change and Innovative Strategies (CRECIS)Université catholique de Louvain - Mons campusMonsBelgium
  2. 2.Technological InstituteUniversity of Nantes, CNRS GEPEALa Roche sur YonFrance

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