In response to the current situation around COVID-19, Food Tech Matters will now take place on 12-13 October at The Crystal, London. All purchased delegate passes will still be valid.  If you have any questions relating to this please get in touch 

Connecting corporates and investors with the most revolutionary start-ups in agri-foodtech 

2020 sees the return of Food Tech Matters, the fast-paced, energetic meet-up for the world’s most disruptive foodtech and agtech entrepreneurs to forge strategic partnerships with leading corporates and the investment community. Where revolutionary start-ups showcase their breakthrough, sustainable solutions to the agri-foodtech industry, and investors congregate seeking new and exciting opportunities.   

New for this year, you can expect a carefully designed programme combining thought-leadership from some of the biggest names in the food and drink industry, with topical debates, workshops, masterclasses and much, much more.

Why attend?

The best bits from 2019

    • Connect with game-changing start-ups and leading investors
    • Discover how the latest tech developments and solutions are disrupting the future of farming and food systems  
    • Network via the dedicated 1-2-1 meetings platform
    • Explore new opportunities for collaboration and investment through open innovation connect  
    • Hear and learn about what innovation is emerging and what’s coming next
    • Meet key decision makers within the global agri-foodtech sector

Hear from thought leaders, innovators and change-makers including

  • Alexandre Bastos, Global Innovation Director, Givaudan (Switzerland)
  • Elsa Bernadotte, Founder, Karma (Sweden)
  • Mark Durno, Managing Partner AgriFood, Rockstart (The Netherlands)
  • Stefan Fürnsinn, Senior Vice President Digital Farming, Yara International (Norway)
  • Gil Horsky, Director of Innovation SnackFutures, Mondelez International (Israel)
  • Florence Jeantet, Senior Vice President, Danone 2025 Food and Health Mission, Danone (The Netherlands)
  • Claudia Rössler, Director of Agriculture, Azure Global Engineering Group, Microsoft (US)
  • Scott Spradley, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Tyson Foods (US)
  • Serpil Tascioglu, Director R&D Foods Transformation, Unilever (The Netherlands)
  • David Wagstaff, Executive Director – Europe, JUST (UK)

Grow your network with the bespoke 1-2-1 meetings programme                                              

Food Tech Matters offers something a little different.  Built around a dedicated 1-2-1 meetings programme which inspires and fosters collaboration in a relaxed, informal setting.

  • Get support with finding the right contacts most relevant to your business
  • Pre-book 1-2-1 meetings with speakers and other attendees via the online platform
  • Connect and network in a relaxed environment within the dedicated meetings space

Hear from inspirational speakers who will address topics including:

  • Alternative protein
  • Indoor farming
  • Women in agri-foodtec
  • Sustainable supply chains
  • Food waste technologies
  • Corporate/start-up collaboration
  • Personalised nutrition
  • Regenerative agriculture
  • Big data and AI
  • Open innovation strategies

Who will be there?

  • Heads of open innovation
  • International retailers
  • Heads of agribusiness companies
  • The most disruptive agri-foodtech startups from around the world
  • Leading investors, VCs and accelerators

Terms and conditions:
Once purchased, delegate passes are non refundable but may be transferred unless in the event of full cancellation by the organiser.