Final Event Food Security

Innovative solutions for food security accross the value chain!

FoodPackLab will organize its final event in Dijon, France, on 28 June 2022 in collaboration with Enterprise Europe Network.
The event will be dedicated to innovative for food security across the value chain. Vitagora cluster will be pleased to host the event.

This meeting will gather the whole FoodPackLab team invested in the program as well as European SMEs specialized in foodtech, agritech, food processing and packaging.

Attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about the stakes of food security but also to meet companies in the FoodTech field for networking purposes.

The event will be divided in 4 different parts:

– Discussions and experiences shared on prospective and opportunities in food security in Europe and beyond (South Africa and India)

– Challenges in food security: collaborative workshops to discover new technologies and solutions to address agri-food industries challenges.

– Presentation of tolls and fundings opportunities to support SMEs innovation and internationalisation

– B2B meetings and matchmaking opportunities

To combine business with pleasure: gathering in Dijon is a great opportunity to enjoy the city, a gastronomic capital which is known to be the birthplace of Mustard and the starting point of the famous Burgundy wine roads.

Agenda overview:

8:30 CET: Welcome coffee

9:00 – 9:20 CET: Opening speeches

🎙️ Helene Diane Dage, European CommissionLaurent Volle & Anders Skeem, Enterprise Europe Network – Spyros KellidisEnterprise Europe Network Agri-food Sector group.

9:30 – 9:45 CET: Presentation of the project: Objectives, results, lessons learned and good practices.

🎙️Gawel Walczak, Secpho

9:45 – 10:05 CET: R&D innovation at the service of a sustainable food value chain

Dr Thomas Karbowiak, UMR PAM

10:05-10:25 CET: COVID 19: New trends and new challenges for packaging

🎙️Dr IR An Vermeulen, Pack4Food

10:25-10:40 CET: Perspectives: Innovation to address challenges for a sustainable and secure food value chain

🎙️Monica Reira, Safe Smart Food

Coffee break

11:00-11:10 CET: Prospectives:  South Africa/ Opportunities, challenges for agri-food sector (technologies/ beyong COVID 19)

🎙️ Saul Pretel, Catalonia Trade & Investment

11:10-11:20 CET: Prospectives:  India/ Opportunities, challenges for agri-food sector (technologies/ beyong COVID 19)

🎙️Hemang Tanna,  Catalonia Trade & Investment

11:20-11:30 CET: Introduction to India IP SME Helpdesk and how to protect Agri Food in India

🎙️ Shwetabh Raj, EBTC

11:30-12:45 CET: SMEs’ Pitches Challenge 1 & Challenge 2

Networking Lunch Buffet

14:00-17:00 CET: B2B Meetings

European SMEs specialized in foodtech, agritech, deeptech focusing on food processing, packaging, food security… are warmly invited to join this last FoodPackLab 2 event.

Join us on 28 June 2022 in Dijon, France, for registration: Register here!

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