Events – Webinars & Online Training

Anuga HORIZON: Koelnmesse to launch new innovation platform for the food industry in 2022

Triad comprising of exhibition, conference and experience creates a new form of trade fair experience. The already dynamic environment of the food and beverage industry has been undergoing significant change for many years, which has been further boosted by the pandemic. In order to do justice to the arising need for new solutions, Koelnmesse has developed a new hybrid event,…

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THRIVE Innovation Series: Spotlight on Israeli AgTech solutions with GrowingIL

Join GrowingIL and SVG Ventures | THRIVE for an upcoming webinar, showcasing disruptive Israeli Agtech solutions in smart irrigation and robotics catered for the US market. The event will take place virtually on Wednesday November 17, 2021 at 9:00am PDT. 8 Israeli startups will pitch live to an audience of agri-food and innovation stakeholders including entrepreneurs, investors, corporates, agribusiness leaders, farmers / producers, academics, researchers,…

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Cultivate Tomorrow

Registration open until November 1st for Cultivate Tomorrow, the first US hackathon focused solely on cellular agriculture and cell cultured food

Students from MIT, UC Davis, Northwestern, OSU, UC Berkeley, Harvard, and numerous other academic institutions have launched Cultivate Tomorrow, a cellular and acellular agriculture hackathon to connect academia and industry. Marilyn McNamara, Director of Business and Product Development at Matrix Meats, believes that “The obstacles in our way are huge, and require a consistent influx of bright, young talent to overcome. I’m…

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Agrobiodiversity Innovation Challenge: Call for innovative solutions in the agri-food tech space

The Agrobiodiversity Innovation Challenge is seeking innovators driven by a passion for solving challenges in the agri-food sector by utilizing or conserving agrobiodiversity. As part of the 2nd International Agrobiodiversity Congress, November 15-18, 2021, in Rome, the Agrobiodiversity Innovation Challenge will recognize new products, services, and best practices that can help farmers, consumers, and food companies increase production effectiveness, competitiveness,…

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Radicle Growth and UPL team offer investments up to $1.25M to support start-ups solving the world’s Ag and Food Tech problems

Forget the traditional view of farming as an industry wedded to production measures of the past. Today, the world is stepping into the era of modern farming with the advent of cutting-edge technologies and inventive strategies. From reducing emissions to increasing productivity and altering diets, there are many changes on the horizon for the agricultural industry. And when these changes…

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Why the Netherlands? With Willicroft, Farmforte and OostNL

On September 14 (4pm CET), ScaleUpNation is hosting a webinar on why innovative companies around the world choose the Dutch market to expand their business. We’ve invited 3 speakers to share their expertise from different perspectives – both as scale-up CEOs, and as the local partner: Brad Vanstone, founder and CEO of WillicroftCharles Ojei, director of FarmforteHilco Beeks, Food&Health advisor at OostNL We’ll moderate a discussion on…

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THRIVE Europe Challenge Finalists

10 finalists selected to compete in THRIVE Europe Challenge!

The THRIVE Europe Challenge is a pitch program for startups solving problems of the European agrifood industry and aligned to the goals of the European Green Deal, specifically the Farm to Fork Strategy and the U.N. SDG’s. The winning startup will be selected for global recognition and a place in the final Pitch Competition of award-winning Global THRIVE Accelerator Program. Selected…

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Agri-Tech Hackathon aims to kick-start safety innovations for autonomous agricultural vehicles

Agri-EPI Centre, in partnership with Hands Free Farm, are running a Hackathon event challenging technological innovators to “hack” a solution to the increasing challenges and complexities of the safety of autonomous agricultural vehicles. With new and emerging technologies driving innovations in various sectors worldwide, agriculture in particular stands to benefit from technology that can alleviate issues such as labour shortages…

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The Startupbootcamp Scale Osaka team is looking for Ag and FoodTech startups to run PoCs with leading corporate partners in Japan!

Startupbootcamp Scale Osaka is an equity- and fee-free remote program for growth-stage startups to accelerate their market entry and business development in Japan. It has opened the applications for startups to pilot their technology with multi-billion dollar companies and receive hands-on support in Osaka, Japan’s second largest city. Startupbootcamp Scale Osaka is sponsored by 7 leading Japanese corporations: Hankyu Corporation, Dentsu, JR West, JT, The Yomiuri…

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Land & Grow Part 2: The China Agri-Tech Opportunity

In collaboration with 8 Hours Ahead, The British Embassy China (Foreign & Commonwealth Office/Department for International Trade) and the Chinese Ministry of Science & Technology, Agri-EPI Centre is hosting a second webinar exploring agri-tech export opportunities in China. For UK AgTech & Innovation C-Suites who wish to better understand the Chinese agri-tech market, or explore opportunities to export their solutions to the…

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Join Foodland Ventures on July 22nd for The Food Tech Demo Day

As the first foodtech-focused accelerator & fund in Taiwan, Foodland Ventures is dedicated to building a global ecosystem of foodtech founders, investors and industry partners. For our accelerator first batch, 6 companies operating across APAC and North America will showcase their business plans and future expansions. The batch includes startups in the categories of cloud kitchen, restaurant automation, in-store restaurant…

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The Lexicon Launches an International Storytelling Initiative to Share the Story of Biodiversity Around the Globe

Petaluma, CA — The Lexicon, a North America-based NGO that creates collective impact campaigns to address food system challenges, announces “Reawakened Foods” an international storytelling initiative, in partnership with the Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT. Over 30,000+ edible plants can support global diets, yet over half the world’s plant-based nutrition comes from just three crops. This threat to global…

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THRIVE Europe Challenge

The THRIVE EUROPE Challenge

SVG Ventures | THRIVE announces the THRIVE Europe Challenge to find the best European Startups in Agtech and Foodtech! The THRIVE EUROPE Challenge is part of the THRIVE Global Initiative, which aims to enable the needed transformations in the entire food value chain by hosting a series of international pitch challenges. THRIVE EUROPE follows regional challenges previously held in Australia,…

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Sustainable Agtech Challenge

Sustainable Agtech Challenge and Policy Assessment

“Advancing Agtech in Latin America and the Caribbean through Innovation and Policy”. Latin America and Caribbean region (LAC) is an emerging and important region for agriculture, particularly for the advancement of regenerative and sustainable agrifood systems that must feed our growing population. But there are important issues in food and agriculture in the LAC region that must be overcome, such…

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THRIVE | Bayer Sustainability Challenge

The THRIVE | Bayer Sustainability Challenge combines Bayer Crop Sciences’ sustainability commitments and THRIVE’s Global Initiative focus on the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals to promote innovations that can address pressing challenges in the global agrifood chain. Together, the challenge aims to identify and support key startup and scaleup innovators implementing solutions that promote sustainability through reducing the environmental impact of…

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RootCamp gains KWS as new corporate partner

RootCamp gains KWS as new corporate partner

KWS, one of the world’s leading plant breeding firms, has become a new business partner of the agri-food tech incubator RootCamp. KWS and RootCamp’s partnership will integrate competencies and strengthen networks in order to increase the pace of digitalization and innovation speed. Agricultural biotechnology, biological seed treatment and weeding technologies are among the strategic topics. “We are thrilled that a…

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Tesco Agri T-Jam 2021 open for entries for agri-tech start-ups

The Tesco Agri T-Jam has partnered with World Agri-Tech to offer seed and early-stage agri-tech innovators from around the world, the opportunity to work with the UK’s leading food retailer and its supply chain partners. Entries are invited until the closing date of June 10 (midnight US Pacific) from agri-tech start-ups with innovative breakthrough technologies and solutions to improve supply…

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AgTech/ AgriTech and Agriculture Talent/ Human Resource Management

The Seed: Who’s your Perfect AgTech Leader?

Farming has been around for thousands of years, but investments in agricultural technology have exploded over the past five years. With over $130 billion in assets under management driving a surge in investments, there is a great need for talent in this sector. Where do you find great talent with the experience and expertise in such a new sector? Melissa…

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Smart Water Systems for Agriculture

Expert Talk: Smart Water Systems for Agriculture

Water is a critical input for agricultural production and plays an important role in food security. Currently, agriculture accounts (on average) for 70 percent of all freshwater withdrawals globally (and an even higher share of “consumptive water use” due to the evapotranspiration of crops), as per The World Bank estimates. The single most significant advance in modern agriculture, invented in Israel…

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Webinar: Investing in Agriculture with Harvest Returns

Income-producing agriculture is a real asset that provides passive income and a hedge against inflation, and it’s an attractive investment for a diversified portfolio. These investments provide tangible yield derived from naturally produced products with little to no correlation to the overall stock market and lower risk of loss during market corrections, unlike farmland stocks and REITs. The webinar, scheduled…

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AgTech and FoodTech - Thrive Europe Challenge

THRIVE Europe Challenge

We are delighted to announce the launch of THRIVE Europe Challenge which will take place on October 7th, 2021.  The Europe Challenge is part of THRIVES’s Global initiative which was launched with the USDA in 2020 and which recognizes and promotes key early and late stage startup innovators that positively impact different regions of the world.  The Europe Challenge will be…

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FoodTech - Thrive Africa Challenge

THRIVE Africa Challenge Wrap Up and Winners!

THRIVE Africa Challenge was a phenomenal success! Nine African innovators took to the stage and presented their impressive technology solutions to the global audience and a team of stellar judges.  Jessica Lapenn, U.S. Ambassador to the African Union, officially opened the event, and we had special appearances by Beth Bechdol, Deputy Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United…

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Food Safety - Food Processing

A New Era of Smarter Food Safety

The way we get our food from farm to table, the food system, is a shared responsibility and it continues to evolve. Join us on February 11th for an exciting conversation with Frank Yiannas, FDA’s Deputy Commissioner for Food Policy and Response, as he discusses new initiatives and innovations that will result in a more digital, traceable, and safer food…

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Innovative AgTech Bridge between Israel and China

Israel-China AgTech Webinar is a brand new “Innovative AgTech Bridge” of Israeli and Chinese AgriTech entrepreneurs, scientists, institutions, investors, and universities in one united place. During this webinar, opportunities and needs in precision ag, digital farming, drones, crop protection, bio solution, and additional agri-tech disciplines will be discussed. It’s a unique opportunity for Israeli agri-tech startups to tap into China’s agriculture industry…

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