Live Virtual Networking

On 19 May, our virtual networking platform will open, allowing you to already contact, meet and greet with other participants. The best opportunity for real-time virtual networking is expected to be 30 minutes prior and after the program.

Panel: Targeting Zero Carbon in Food & Ag

Agriculture’s footprint in greenhouse gas emission is significant, about 20% of world CO2 emissions from all human activity. Soil carbon sequestration, removing CO2 from the atmosphere and storing it in the soil carbon pool, can have significant potential. At the same time, there are many unknowns including what would...

Chasing proteins: will plants eventually replace the animals?

Each generation consumes more proteins than the one before. Thanks to rising incomes, individuals are moving toward more energy-dense diets traditionally including more animal-derived products. Will overall global meat consumption will continue to grow or will conventional meat eventually be reduced to a small minority thanks to plant-based animal...

Panel: Why can only a few scale an early stage business?

Successfully scaling an early stage business is a challenge in any industry, though definitely more complicated in food & ag. Why does only a very small group of startups manage to disrupt the sector and create the impact the envisaged when starting their business. Is it about conservatism of...

Panel: Convergence of Food, Ag and Tech?

After pushing agricultural output to the max for decades, we are now facing the absolute need to dramatically reduce the environmental impact of food production if we wish to sustainably meet the needs of a growing population. Digitization and tech are needed to disrupt traditional approaches including sustainable agricultural...

Fireside chat: The Impact of Innovation

Food & Ag Innovation only started around 2014 and definitely gained momentum ever since. In 2020 investments in global food and agtech were up over 30% to some USD 26 bln, irrespective of Covid-19 influences. Then again, the pandemic clearly did trigger changes in consumer behavior. Has ‘life as...

Next Heroes in Agtech

Showcasing four promising emerging growth companies transforming agriculture, including a short Q&A with an investor panel.

Next Heroes in Foodtech

Showcasing four promising emerging growth companies transforming food, including a short Q&A with an investor panel.