Agenda

Programme

08:30—09:00Registration 

09.00 – 09.05

09:05—09:30

Welcome – Ivan Farneti, Founding Partner, Five Seasons Ventures

Opening keynote

Thimo V. Schmitt-Lord MBE, CEO, Bayer Foundations

The beauty of impact – tech innovations for the rising billions in need

09:30 – 10:30

Panel: Scaling Up

Gerardo Mazzeo, Global Innovation Director, Nestec

Shilen Patel, Chief Executive, Distill Ventures

Chris Fung, ex-CEO Crussh Fit Food & Juice Bars and Board Advisor/Investor in Food/Foodtech businesses

Severine Balick, Investor, Matador Ventures ltd

Axel Wehr, Principal, Anterra Capital

10:45 – 11:00UK Food Tech Trends
Sue Nelson, CEO and Founder, Breakthrough Group
11:15 – 11:45Networking and Matchmaking 1-2-1 meetings
11:45 – 12:15

Start Up Pitches

Host: Ivan Farneti,Founding Partner, Five Seasons Ventures

Expert Judges:

Chris Fung, ex-CEO Crussh Fit Food & Juice Bars and Board Advisor/ Investor in Food/Foodtech businesses

Severine Balick, Investor, Matador Ventures ltd

Kevin Camphius, Co-Founder, Shake Up Factory

Scott Simpkin,Senior Associate, Seedrs

Alexandre Bastos,Global Director of Innovation, Givaudan

11:45

Start Up Voice: food waste management technologies

Crackers Resurrection – Food Waste Management

11:55

Start Up Voice: alternative proteins

3F BIO

12:05

Start Up Voice: consumer dietary technologies

Check Your Food

12:15-12.25

12.25-12.35

Start Up Voice: AI and robotics

Biotraq

ToasterLAB: Foodtech acceleration: how to get the most out of your business ecosystem

Claire van Overstraeten, Manager, ToasterLab

12:35 – 14:00Networking lunch and matchmaking 1-2-1 meetings
14:00 – 14:50

Start Up Pitches

Host: Jewell Sparks, Founder & CEO BiTHOUSE Group

Expert Judges:

Chris Fung, ex-CEO Crussh Fit Food & Juice Bars and Board Advisor/ Investor in Food/Foodtech businesses

Severine Balick, Investor, Matador Ventures ltd

Kevin Camphius, Co-Founder, Shake Up Factory

Scott Simpkin,Senior Associate, Seedrs

Alexandre Bastos,Global Director of Innovation, Givaudan

14:00

Start Up Voice: gene editing technologies

Azotic Technologies

14:10

Start Up Voice: Novel Ingredients

EDERNA

14:20

Start Up Voice: sustainable supply chain

Kriket

14:30

Start Up Voice: Personalised Nutrition

Smeal

14:40

Start Up Voice: Consumer Dietary Technologies

Youmeal

14:50 -15.45

 

15.45

Start-up surgeries
Matchmaking 1-2-1 meetings


Ivan Farneti
, Founding Partner, Five Seasons Ventures

Are you up to speed on the state of European Food Tech?

16.00

Global food tech trends: the ones to watch

Kevin Camphius, Co-Founder, Shake Up Factory

Alessio DAntino, CEO, Forward Fooding

Lynette Kucsma, Co Founder and CMO, Natural Machines

Mark Buckley, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, ANJA GmbH, Open Innovation and Food Expert

Johan Jörgensen, Partner, Sweden Foodtech 

16.45Networking and drinks

Chris Ngugi

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