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Precision Agriculture and Biosolutions – Serious contributions to the Green Agenda in Farming and Food.

Join the Global Tech Trend conference where you will get new knowledge about the technological trends of tomorrow and their potential impact on how we run and operate our businesses and society. During the conference, Food Nation will host a seminar on one of the top fields at the conference: Precision Agriculture and Biosolutions.

On December 15 the conference will feature 7 sessions dedicated to exploring the future of tech within 7 fields; Lifescience, industry, Quantum, food and bio, connectivity, online commerce, and clean tech. You will get inspirational examples of tech trends from the innovation centres in Shanghai, Seoul, Bangalore, Tel Aviv, Munich, Boston and Silicon Valley.

Zooming in on the theme of Precision Agriculture and Biosolutions you can join our seminar in the session ‘Precision Agriculture and Biosolutions’, Room 1, 13:00 – 14:15. See the full program here.

Read more about Global Tech Trends here.

Program on the seminar: ‘Biosolutions and Precision Agriculture’

  • 13.00: Welcome
    • Lise Walbom, CEO of Food Nation
  • Scope of precision agriculture solutions in India
    • Joseph Kurian, Innovation Advisor in Bangalore will be covering the tech trend on Precision Agriculture.
  • Environmental friendly technologies of tomorrow’s global challenges – Opportunities for biosolutions in the US
    • Ines Benabida, Innovation Advisor in Boston will be covering the tech trend on Biosolutions.
  • Panel: Precision Agriculture and Biosolutions – Serious contributions to the Green Agenda in Farming and Food
    • Thomas Stenfeldt Batchelor, Vice President of Agriculture Marketing & Strategy, Novozymes.
    • Svend Christensen, Head of Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of Copenhagen.
  • 14.15: Wrap up

Background

Innovation Centre Denmark is an organization that stems from an inter-ministerial partnership whose mission is to elevate Danish science and innovation through collaborations with world-leading innovation ecosystems and ultimately strengthen Danish innovation, development, growth, and employment. Its areas of expertise include life science, green transition, and technology. The project was mandated by the Danish Government through The Government’s Action Plan for Economic Diplomacy, with the ambition to uncover how and on which areas, technology will have an impact or domination on the future of business science and innovation.

Biosolutions

In a world witnessing the need for environmental-friendly technologies that solve societal issues, biological solutions have progressively imposed themselves as being critical to addressing tomorrow’s different Biotech Spaces challenges. It is important that the development of alternative proteins address the need for much more sustainable food production, especially when it comes to fermentation and cell-structured meat spaces.

Precision Agriculture

Agricultural technology (Agtech) provides timely, accurate, site-specific crop information by among other things, monitoring the soil and plant physicochemical parameters and obtaining data in real-time. It will revolutionise the lives of people who work in agriculture and for those depending on the ecosystems. With a market of farmers willing to adopt new technologies and a country with a wide range of geo-climatic conditions, India is an ideal place to develop precision agriculture solutions.

The conference is hosted by partnership between TechBBQ and Innovation Centre Denmark.

Agromek – Northern Europe’s largest agricultural fair

Visit Northern Europe’s largest agricultural fair and experience four days packed with innovation, networking, and trade.

For more than 40 years, Agromek has brought together the agricultural industry, its suppliers, customers, and partners in one big fair with seven sectors. Agromek are always pleased to receive visitors from abroad. Therefore, Agromek offers you free entry when you register online.

Days of Future

At Agromek 2022, you can experience the future and innovation area Days of Future with four themed days – Future Food, Future Digital Solutions, Future Machinery and Friday Future Ownership. Through exhibitions and discussions, Agromek will highlight some of the issues facing agriculture now and in the future.

Agromek Stars

Experience the biggest product news in the agricultural sector! At each Agromek, the most innovative new products are honoured with one, two or three stars. The products will be presented at the trade fair and the best products will receive an Agromek Award at the awards show at the fair.

Big focus on biogas

At Agromek you can discover the inspiring biogas area and learn about the rapidly developing world of biogas. Here you can see the newest products and solutions and meet the leading companies in the industry.

COP27: Steering the green transition in agriculture and food production

Join us at COP27 at the Danish Pavilion: ‘Steering the green transition in agriculture and food production –  How innovative solutions can both ensure safe and nutritious food and be part of the solution to address the climate crisis’. At the side event, you will meet leading high-level profiles from the Danish and international agricultural and food scene. 

Climate change, climate variability, and extremes are affecting agricultural productivity, food production, and natural resources, with huge impacts on food systems – especially on the African continent.  

A transition to more sustainable food systems is needed to combat climate change effectively. The intersection between food systems and climate is clear, and there is a real need to connect the two. 

Therefore, we must ensure efficient and sustainable food production where everyone, everywhere has regular access to enough nutritious food.  

It is about joining forces enabling us to bring together the best of our joint expertise in supply chains and sustainable agriculture and deliver value to farmers, businesses, and the climate.  

The side event is part of the AIM for Climate Roadshow at COP27. It will showcase how climate-smart agriculture and innovative solutions can empower agriculture and food production to be part of the solution to address the climate crisis and at the same time ensure a safe, nutritious, and reliable supply of food for all. Read more about AIM for Climate here.  

Program

Welcome
Moderator Lise Walbom, CEO, Food Nation 

Opening remarks: The importance of the green transition within the agriculture and food sector to meet the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Tomas Anker Christensen, Danish Climate Ambassador 
  • Fatema Aref Almulla, Director of Partnerships & Special Department at Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, UAE 

Panel discussion: The African journey towards food security by climate-friendly and sustainable solutions within agriculture and food production  

  • Theresa Wong, Regional Office for the Near East and North Africa at FAO 
  • Berry Marttin, President, EACB & Member of the Board at Rabobank
  • Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli, Co-Founder and Executive Chair at Sahel Consulting
  • Loureen Akinyi Awuor, Chief of Staff & Head of Partnerships, Kenya National Farmers’ Federation
  • Morten Enggaard Rasmussen,  EVP, Sustainability & Brand at Novozymes
  • Hanne Søndergaard, EVP and Chief Agriculture and Sustainability Officer at Arla Foods 

Closing remarks
Lise Walbom, CEO, Food Nation 

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Nordic Food & Beverage Days

Danish food and beverage companies are showcasing their products and solutions at the Nordic Food & Beverage Days in Seoul, South Korea 31 October to November 1. 

Denmark is joining forces with the Finnish and Swedish Embassies in South Korea this year to organize the Nordic Food & Beverage Days in Korea – a business platform for food and beverage companies aspiring to strengthen their existing business.

Market Information

South Korea is often overlooked when companies are looking for new markets in Asia. Thanks to years of rapid economic development South Korea is now the 10th largest economy in the world and the 4th largest in Asia, with a population above 51 million people and 50 percent living in the Seoul Capital Area.

The South Korean market is characterized by rapid urbanization and a young population with sophisticated taste. South Koreans demand high-quality F&B products as well as unique dining experiences. This creates a solid and increasing demand for Nordic products that are associated with high quality and high food safety.

Meet the Following companies from the Nordic countries

The event takes place as a collaboration between the Confederation of Danish Industry, the Danish Embassy in Seoul with Food Nation along with the Finnish and Swedish Embassies in Seoul as branding partners.

China International Import Expo (CIIE)

Meet Danish food and agriculture companies at China International Import Expo (CIIE) for the fifth time this year. The exhibition runs over five days and takes place on the 5-10th of November 2022 in Shanghai.

China is a key export market for Danish food and agricultural companies, and CIIE is thus one of the most important Chinese exhibitions for Danish food, supplements and beverages companies. The 5th China International Import Expo (CIIE) will be held in Shanghai from November 5th to 10th. It is a grand event initiated by the Chinese government to firmly support trade liberalization and open its market to the world. CIIE  facilitates countries and regions all over the world to strengthen economic cooperation and trade and to promote global trade and world economic growth in order to make the world economy more open.

Danish Food Pavilion

You can visit the Danish Food Pavilion at CIIE in C4-01, Hall 2.2, Food and Agricultural Products Exhibition Area. The Danish pavilion is organised by the Confederation of Danish Industry, the Royal Danish Consulate General in Shanghai and Food Nation as a branding partner. The Danish pavilion offers a unique opportunity for buyers and business owners to gain insights from their business peers and help buyers to identify unique products from the Danish food sector. The Danish pavilion showcases interesting segments including chocolate, fish, dairy, fruit solutions and more.

Meet the following Danish companies

Danish Green Pavilion

China has set ambitious climate targets – peak in 2030 and neutral in 2060. Denmark is also working towards its national climate goals – reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 70% by 2030 (from 1990) and become climate neutral by 2050. The Danish Green Pavilion at CIIE 2022 is the perfect opportunity for Danish companies to showcase their solutions, exchange knowledge and experience with the Chinese decision-makers, experts and journalists.

You can visit the Danish Green Transition Pavilion at CIIE in 3C5 – 02, Hall 3.1. The Danish Green Pavilion is organized by the Confederation of Danish Industry, the Embassy of the Kingdom of Denmark in Beijing, Danish Export Association as the co-organizer, The Trade Council as the co-financer and State of Green as the branding partner.  9 Danish leading companies will participate the Danish Green Pavilion at CIIE 2022, they are all working with green solutions, including cleantech, sustainable coating solutions, intelligent metering solutions and more.

Meet the following exhibitors

Agri-Food & Climate Circle

The Agri-Food & Climate Circle seeks to unite everybody in the international agri-food industry in the strive to reduce the climate footprint. The event will consist of two days of knowledge exchange and networking with international experts, companies, and colleagues who support the green transition.

Climate is high on the agenda all over the world. Across the agri-food industry, scientists, experts, and companies are working hard to identify pathways combining new knowledge, technologies, and strategies throughout the production chain to lower climate footprint while meeting market demands.

In Denmark, we are committed to pushing this development by leading the way in sharing and implementing knowledge from science and research practice. To this end, we aim to facilitate cooperation between agricultural and food scientists, advisers, and processing companies. To support the move from vision to action, the Danish Agriculture Innovation Center (SEGES) in collaboration with other leading Danish universities and companies invite researchers, experts, and decision-makers to the new annual climate conference in Copenhagen: Agri-Food & Climate Circle 2023.

Join the Circle

Sharing knowledge and insights in the field of applied science, new knowledge and well-documented experience are vital to accelerating the implementation of effective initiatives. Therefore, you are called on to participate in the conference and encouraged to submit an abstract outlining your research findings or well-documented experiences relevant to the conference topics.

Agenda

The two-day conference program covers seven topics and combines presentations with panel discussions and debates which creates science and business-based interactions. Find the preliminary program here – the final program is to be confirmed.

Plant Based World Expo Europe

Plant Based World Expo Europe is the must-attend, 100% plant-based event designed exclusively for foodservice and retail professionals, distributors, investors, and manufacturers.

Discover the Future of Plant-Based

This year Plant Based World Expo is moving to Olympia London, where you can discover innovative plant-based products, hear from industry leaders and pioneers, and connect with the right people from the trade including retailers, caterers, investors, buyers and distributors. Plus, you’ll be the first to sample mouth-watering plant-based food from ground-breaking international companies.

Why attend?

At the fair, you will get the chance to get professional insights on the plant-based market and also taste and keep up-to-date with the latest plant-based innovations from 200+ exhibitors, network with the companies and talk about solutions and products as well as you can learn from thought leaders in the conference. All this is provided by decision makers from across food service, retail and distribution at Europe’s biggest 100% plant-based trade show.

The Danish pavillion is organised by the Confederation of Danish Industry with Food Nation as branding partner.

Danish Exhibitors who will attend the exposition:

Global Food Talk: Powering sustainable agri-food systems with plant-based products and solutions

On November 30, Food Nation will host a Global Food Talk live-streamed from the Plant Based World Expo in London from 2.15-3.45 pm CET. We hope to see you. Read more and dive into the program here.

Bio Expo Warsaw

Join Bio Expo Warsaw on October 6-8 and visit the only event in Poland and Central and Eastern Europe dedicated to the organic industry. 

Bio Expo is a platform for dialogue between producers and buyers, owners of specialist stores, as well as food and multi-branch wholesalers. At the BIOEXPO Warsaw fair you will be presented with new products and hear about trends on the food and ecological products market.

The fair will bring a rich program of conferences, seminars and workshops providing visitors with an opportunity to discuss the current condition of the industry and its development prospects.

Why visit?

If you want to hear about the latest industry trends and make new business contacts, then this is an event you do not want to miss. During the two-days exhibition you will gain valuable knowledge and learn about market news.

You will meet exhibitors representing the following sectors: food and beverages, organic farming, cosmetics and cleaning products, production machines, packaging and serving dishes, household appliances, products for pets, as well as start-ups and support and business-related institutions.

About Bio Expo Warsaw

At last year’s Bio Expo Warsaw there were:

  • 248 exhibitors
  • 8930 visitors
  • 22000 m2 exhibition space
  • 300 B2B meetings

 

Lancering af Regeringens eksporthandlingsplan for fødevareklyngen og Food Nation Branding Academy

Fødevareklyngens fremtidige eksport til de globale markeder

Danmarks fødevareklynge bidrager stærkt til det danske samfund, og eksporten spiller en vigtig rolle for vækst og beskæftigelse i Danmark. Fødevareklyngen har nogle markante styrkepositioner, og eksportvirksomhederne leverer sunde og sikre produkter til hele verden. Den internationale efterspørgsel på bæredygtige produkter og løsninger inden for fødevaresikkerhed og ressourceeffektivitet er stigende, og har danske virksomheder en enestående mulighed for at udnytte.

Samtidig er usikkerheden på internationale markeder høj. Vi skal forholde os til markante forandringer på markederne og alvorlige konsekvenser som følge af klimaforandringer og sikkerhedspolitiske kriser. Det understreger vigtigheden i at stå tæt sammen omkring eksportarbejdet.

Du inviteres til en dag i fødevareklyngens tegn med lancering af regeringens eksporthandlingsplan for fødevareklyngen. Efterfølgende afholder Food Nation Branding Academy med fokus på markedsføring af danske produkter og løsninger på internationale markeder gennem positionering inden for bæredygtighed.

Branding Academy: Eksport af grønne landbrugs- og fødevareløsninger

I forlængelse af lancering af regeringens eksporthandlingsplan for fødevareklyngen, inviterer Food Nation i samarbejde med Landbrug & Fødevarer til Branding Academy med fokus på eksportmarkederne Kina, Tyskland og USA.

Hvad efterspørger internationale beslutningstagere, og hvordan kan danske virksomheder positionere sig stærkt?

Branding Academy byder på inspirerende og nye indsigter fra nøglemarkeder samt deling af erfaringer inden for markedsføring og salgsaktiviteter.

Program

Lancering af regeringens eksporthandlingsplan for fødevareklyngen

08.30: Ankomst og netværk

09.00: Velkomst 
Lise Walbom, CEO, Food Nation

  • Vejen til øget eksport i en tid med turbulens og usikkerhed?
    Frank Øland, Chefstrateg, Danske Bank
  • Lancering af regeringens eksporthandlingsplan for fødevareklyngen
    Jeppe Kofod, Udenrigsminister
    Rasmus Prehn, Minister for Fødevarer, Landbrug og Fiskeri
  • De næste skridt fra dansk fødevareksport – perspektiver fra erhvervet 
    Tina Sejersgård Fanø, Vicedirektør, Novozymes
    Simon Stevens, Executive Vice President, International, Arla Foods
    Cees ’t Hart, CEO, Carlsberg
    Jais Valeur, CEO, Danish Crown
  • Det globale perspektiv på fødevareklyngens fremtidige eksport 
    Susanne Hyldelund, Danmarks ambassadør i Tyskland
  • Next step med regeringens eksporthandlingsplan for fødevareklyngen

10.45: Besøg i Carlsberg Museum
Jakob Stilov, Senior Director for Real Estate og Visit Carlsberg

Branding Academy: Eksport af grønne landbrugs- og fødevareløsninger

11.00: Kick-off
Lise Walbom, CEO, Food Nation

  • Erhvervsøkonomiske perspektiver på Kina, Tyskland og USA 
    Martin Brauer, Cheføkonom & Afdelingsleder, Landbrug & Fødevarer
  • Bæredygtighed og ressourceoptimering – key findings fra Food Nations imageanalyse 
    Marianne Riisbøll, Projektleder, Food Nation
  • Forbrugeranalyser fra Danmarks eksportmarkeder 
    Per Vesterbæk, Områdedirektør, Analyse & Statistik, Landbrug & Fødevarer
  • Bæredygtighed som salgsargument på eksportmarkeder 
    Jens Skytte Sørensen, Commercial Development Globally – Food Cultures & Enzymes, Chr. Hansen

12.00-12.30: Tak for i dag, netværk og frokost

Tilmelding

Du har mulighed for at tilmelde dig begge arrangementer, lancering af regeringens eksporthandlingsplan for fødevareklyngen eller Branding Academy: Eksport af grønne landbrugs- og fødevareløsninger.

Du tilmelder dig ved at sende en mail til Lise Walbom, liwa@foodnationdenmark.dk, hvor du skriver dit navn og hvilke arrangementer du ønsker at deltage i.

Angiv en af nedenstående muligheder i emnefeltet: 

  1. Begge arrangementer
  2. Lancering af regeringens eksporthandlingsplan for fødevareklyngen
  3. Branding Academy: Eksport af grønne landbrugs- og fødevareløsninger

Ved spørgsmål kan du kontakte Lise Walbom, liwa@foodnationdenmark.dk eller +45 23 28 54 90.

Regeringens eksporthandlingsplan for fødevareklyngen lanceres i samarbejde med:

Fish International

Visit Fish International in Bremen, Germany from 4-6 September 2022 and meet 17 Danish companies within the fishing industry showcasing fish products and processing solutions.

Around 303 exhibitors from 29 nations presents their products in the areas of fish production and processing, fresh fish and delicacies, as well as research and development in September 2022.

Why join?

Fish international…

  • gives traders a platform where they can gain information on what’s new in the German market and get a good overview of the fish industry.
  • offers a varied and individual assortment of fish to give traders ideas for achieving better market positioning.
  • presents a concentrated display of machines and technical aids and appliances for SMEs.
  • shows a broad spectrum of counter concepts for fishmongers and mobile fishmongers that is only to be found in Bremen.
  • gives you time to talk to other fish industry members so you can discuss ways to perfect your everyday work.

Fish international – that is over 10,000 sqm of exhibition space for around 303 exhibitors from 29 nations in 2020. A good 10,000 visitors from the fishing industry, retail and gastronomy come here to find suppliers, get information and exchange ideas. 85% of the trade visitors are involved in purchasing decisions in their company.

Danish companies at Fish International: