Bringing together the global food tech community in London

The food tech scene is booming. Global food brands are looking for better, sustainable technology solutions to stay ahead of competition and investors are seeking new, exciting opportunities in the food tech space.

The Food Tech Matters series of events is fun, fast-paced and energetic and offers something a little bit different.  It’s interactive.  There are debates.  Above all it’s a meet-up between the best food tech startups from all over the globe, corporates, accelerators and investors who attend not only to hear about the latest food tech trends and developments from the experts, but to forge strategic partnerships to accelerate these breakthrough technologies.

The global trends driving future investment and innovation

Next-gen technology and the future of food retail

The Future of Protein

New, disruptive approaches to sustainable food and drink

Food Waste Tech

Sustainable supply chain

Are you a disruptive start-up? Benefit from two unique opportunities to pitch your brands to investors and leaders

The University of Cambridge IfM Open Innovation Forum in Food, Drink & FMCG is joining forces with Food Tech Matters to find the best innovation and tech to drive the end-to-end sustainability of the whole sector. This pitch session is a unique opportunity for innovators and technology spin-outs, start-ups and SMEs to pitch their ideas or business to some of the world’s largest food, drink and FMCG companies.

Have you got what it takes to be the next food tech unicorn? 

Here’s the chance to position yourself as a key innovator in the food tech space and apply for the opportunity to pitch your solution to a panel of four leading food tech investors including Five Seasons Ventures, Seedrs, Anterra Capital and Peakbridge Partners.


Join the conversations powering food tech in the Food Tech Connect meetings area.  A hub for innovation and a platform for the food tech matters community to mingle, knowledge-share and collaborate in an informal, relaxed environment. Where investors and global brands connect on a 1-2-1 basis with the most exciting food tech startups. Where forward-thinking businesses are looking for new solutions to keep their competitive edge, and food tech innovators pitch their game-changing products set to pave the way for the future of food.

What’s on the agenda?

We’ve got a fast-paced, engaging programme lined up featuring investor and consumer insight panels, innovation strategies, food tech founder stories, investor pitches and thought-leadership from industry leading speakers including:

Jewell Sparks
Founder & CEO

Ivan Farneti
Founding Partner
Five Seasons Ventures

Gerardo Mazzeo, Global Innovation Director

Sara Roversi, Founder
Future Food Institute

Milena Lazarevska, Head of Future Brands Origination and Investing

Peter Kruger
CEO Managing Director
Startupbootcamp FoodTech

Matthieu Benkerant
Head of Open Innovation
Carrefour Group

Nadav Berger
Founder & Managing Partner
PeakBridge Partners

Scott Simpkin
Senior Associate & Food Tech Specialist

Axel Wehr
Anterra Capital

Kevin Camphuis
Co-Founder & FoodTech Expert

Not to mention invaluable insight from start-ups and disruptors including:

Zina Mavroedi

Philip Verey, Commercial Director, Winnow Solutions  

Tom Mohrmann

David Kat,
SVP Global Business Development, Wasteless

Ignace de Nollin
Managing Director

Download the Food Tech Matters 2019 Brochure