Make it possible...

We like to get in touch with people who are leaders in food and agri, innovative thinkers and focused investors. Our partners and supporters make it possible to develop F&A Next into a sustainable, long-term high quality initiative.

Organizing partners
Wageningen University & Research is one of the world’s top-ranked universities in the fields of agriculture, food science and forestry. Its mission is ‘to explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life’.
Rabobank is world leader in food & agri, with a dedicated strategy which contributes to the economic success of its clients and the communities in which they operate while also helping to feed the world sustainably.
StartLife is Europe’s longest running and leading agrifoodtech accelerator. Its mission to accelerate the development of early-stage startups that shape a sustainable food system with breakthrough technologies in the domain of agriculture and food.
Anterra Capital is the international agrifood Venture Capital firm that backs entrepreneurs who are building a healthier food system. Backed by leading LPs, Anterra looks to catalyze transformation with a world class network, financial flexibility and patient capital.
In 2050 the food system needs to offer food security to 10 billion people worldwide—tasty, affordable, healthy food produced with respect for animals and our planet. As a Practice Leader, Foodvalley NL guides parties from thoughts and ambitions into practice. As an independent organisation, we drive collective action with frontrunners across sectors and countries. We provide access to the right people, financial resources, shared facilities and best practices. The result: viable businesses and new healthy sustainable sectors. Join the journey, shaping the future of food together.
ICL Planet is the vehicle in which ICL chooses to work with innovative companies, synergize with their novelty, and short-cut their way to global play. We offer a unique flexible hybrid innovation model that uses various startup incubator and accelerator elements to synergize ICL’s resources, expertise, mentorship, and infrastructure with early-stage innovative AgTech and FoodTech startups with the goal to make an impact in the world we live in and in the AgriFood Tech ecosystem.
Horticoop invest in companies at various stages of maturity that are transforming Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA). We don't just write checks. We connect our 400 members and businesses, stimulating collaboration and innovation. This is a marathon, not a sprint. Our long term investments, knowledge, reputation, and network makes Horticoop well positioned to reach our goal: a healthy future for CEA.
As one of the world’s largest nutrition companies, ADM is a leader in both human and animal nutrition. We unlock the power of nature and transform crops into ingredients and solutions for foods, beverages and supplements for people all around the world, and we provide a complete range of solutions and services for livestock, aquaculture and pets.
Cropin is a global B2B agtech company and digital transformation enabler for the agri-food ecosystem. Founded in 2010, the company has developed Cropin Cloud, the world's first industry cloud for agriculture.
The European Circular Bioeconomy Fund (ECBF) is the first venture fund exclusively dedicated to the (circular) bioeconomy. To catalyze the transition they invest in biobased growth-stage companies with high potential for innovation, favorable returns, and sustainable impact and simultaneously share their industry expertise to raise awareness among investors.
Invest-NL is an impact investor committed to businesses and projects that will make the Netherlands more sustainable and innovative. Its focus lies on carbon-neutral and circular economy and on innovative, fast-growing companies, or scale-ups. Invest-NL supports innovative entrepreneurs through financing and advice according to one simple principle: impact is our goal, return is our means.
The future of food is plant-based, and it tastes incredible. We’re leading the way when it comes to creating delicious, natural and nutritious foods that people want to eat and chefs want to cook with. We’re the world’s largest plant-based consumer product company. History doesn’t hold us back, in fact it’s what makes us unique. We’re the future of food!
Network and Media partners