#Agrifood21 satellite events

Smart Agrifood Summit invites you to participate in a new and extensive programme of meetings with experts linked to the primary sector and the agrifood industry that will take place during the months prior to the celebration of the fourth edition of the summit on September 3th and October 1st, 2021.

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THRIVE Europe Challenge

SVG Ventures | THRIVE announces the THRIVE Europe Challenge to find the best European Startups in Agtech and Foodtech!

October 7th, 2021

Full details

Silicon Valley-based SVG Ventures | THRIVE, co-organizer of Smart Agrifood Summit  has launched the THRIVE Europe Challenge to recognize and promote key early- and late-stage startups in the agrifood sector. The Europe Challenge follows regional challenges previously held in Australia, Canada, and Africa and is aligned with the Farm to Fork Strategy in the European Green Deal and the U.N. SDGs.

Five to ten startups will be selected from the pool of applicants to present their ideas at THRIVE Europe’s Pitch Challenge before an audience of top agricultural leaders, investors, and entrepreneurs. One winning startup will receive the THRIVE EUROPE Challenge Award, brand exposure, participation in a Silicon Valley Startup Bootcamp, access to the THRIVE ecosystem, and a spot at pitch finals for the Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) and the award-winning THRIVE VIII Accelerator Program (March-June 2022) which includes investment and pitching at THRIVE | Forbes Demo Day in Salinas, California, USA. 

Visit the THRIVE EUROPE Challenge website to explore partnership opportunities, apply to compete, or register to attend!

Previous satellite events: 

“GREEN DISRUPTION SUMMIT”

June 17th, 2021

Recording soon

On 17 June, the first edition of the Green Disruption Summit will take place in Mérida, an event that will bring together the main companies related to sustainability and circular economy, as well as universities, research centres, technology parks, public administrations and investors related to clean technologies. The green revolution, the great challenge for the Europe of the future.

What will you find?

  • Programme of round tables and inspiring conferences
  • Agenda of B2B meetings
  • Call for startups
  • Elevator pitch
  • Green Disruption Awards
  • Demo Zone

“WINE INNOVATION JEREZ SUMMIT”

June 10th, 2021

Recording soon

A reference event in Europe to discuss the trends and challenges of the European entrepreneurial ecosystem regarding solutions related to innovation in wine; whether in crops, wineries, products or consumer relations. In addition, we are launching a Call for Startups open to all those startups that offer a disruptive and innovative solution to the challenges faced by the sector: transport, agrifood chain, product, health and wine, winery innovation, genetics or marketing.

More info about Wine Innovation Jerez Summit, here

Program summary:

  • 09:30 Institutional opening
  • 10:00 Inspirational conference
  • 10:30 PANEL 1: Technological and environmental challenges for historical designations of origin to adapt to a digitalised society.
  • 11:30 PANEL 2. Wine tourism as a vector of innovation. The role of digitalisation in the development of wine tourism.
  • 12:15 PANEL 3. The innovation and knowledge system as a lever for change to overcome the challenges of the sector. Public-private cooperation in the framework of the Horizon 2030 programme.
  • 13:00 SPACE FOR YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS: Investing in innovative talent in wine.
  • 13:30 Elevator Pitch of the selected Startups.
  • 14:30 Closing ceremony
  • 14:30 Networking and wine

More information about the Call for Startups Wine Innovation Jerez Summit can be found below:

Rules Call for Startups

“CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS FOR THE FOOD SECTOR”

April 22nd, 2021. 16:00h

Recording

The solutions to two of the biggest challenges we face – global health and the climate crisis – are practically the same. In the new edition of Ftalks Editions – Food For Good, promoted by KM ZERO Food Innovation Hub and with the INTEC Foundation, we will invite some companies and startups that will be able to inspire us and present their case of success in the sector, and we also open a call to attract startups that are developing solutions for the challenges and areas of opportunity in the food sector.

These are the challenges we have identified:

  • Digital Transformation (Blockchain, Robotics, APPS, SAAS)
  • Biotech and Custom Nutrition (new ingredients and foods)
  • Biodiversity and Sustainable Agriculture
  • Alternative Proteins 2.0 (Food and Beverages)
  • Zero Waste (Containers and Food)

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