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