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 leading food tech 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.

This year’s attendees included:

Join the conversations powering food tech

Dedicated 1-2-1 meetings platform

The dedicated meetings platform Food Tech Connect provides an area 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.

Hear from exciting speakers covering the hottest topics, current trends & future developments

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

The 2019 programme featured 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
BiTHOUSE Group

Ivan Farneti
Founding Partner
Five Seasons Ventures

Gerardo Mazzeo, Global Innovation Director
Nestlé

Sara Roversi, Founder
Future Food Institute

Milena Lazarevska, Head of Future Brands Origination and Investing
Sainsbury’s

Peter Kruger
CEO Managing Director
Startupbootcamp FoodTech

Damien Jourdan
Open Innovation Manager
Danone

Nadav Berger
Founder & Managing Partner
PeakBridge Partners

Scott Simpkin
Senior Associate & Food Tech Specialist
Seedrs

Axel Wehr
Principal
Anterra Capital

Kevin Camphuis
Co-Founder & FoodTech Expert
ShakeUpfactory

Zina Mavroedi
CEO
E-Fresh.gr

Philip Verey, Commercial Director, Winnow Solutions  

Tom Mohrmann
CEO 
Protifarm

David Kat,
SVP Global Business Development, Wasteless

Ignace de Nollin
Managing Director
Smartwithfood