CROP Innovation & Business conference

Sunday, April 14 - Tuesday, April 16 2019


Innovation and collaboration in plant breeding for sustainable agriculture

On April 14-16, 2019 the bi-annual CROP Innovation & Business conference will take place in Amsterdam.
During CROP Innovation & Business 2019 the most influential trends that will affect crop innovation and value chain strategies will be addressed including indoor farming, whole genome sequencing, artificial intelligence, precision agriculture, consolidation, economic growth and sustainability. 

The goal of the conference is to inspire, to initiate collaboration and innovation, and to promote an open exchange of information. Elements like innovator pitches from start-ups, the involvement of young scientists and -entrepreneurs will be part of the program. 

The conference promises once again to be a high-level international meeting for executive management, entrepreneurs, start-ups, leading scientists and financial experts from the agri- and biotech industry.

Whom to meet

Around 200 delegates (CEOs, CSOs, Business executives, heads of R&D/Biotech, legal firms, key scientists, policy makers and investors) from the international Ag-Bio industry sector will be present. Participants from around 20 countries are present representing over a 100 different organisations.

A very inspiring and dynamic programme, with TOP speakers from Corteva Agriscience (US) - BASF Bioscience Research (US) - Fall Creek Farm and Nursery, Inc. (US) - Bayer Crop Science (US) - Nestlé SA (CH) - Anterra Capital (NL/US) - Dümmen Orange (NL) - Maïsadour Semences (FR) - PureCircle Ltd. (US) - KeyGene (NL) – ISF (CH) – Plantum (NL) – Priva (NL) – KWS Group (Germany) – Rijk Zwaan (NL) – Agrifirm (NL) – Inari (US) – bloomon (NL) – Siat (BE).


➼ Global trends and innovation showcases

Outdoor- & indoor crops
Field- & vegetative crop
Biobased crops

➼ Developments in agri production

Crop protection
Soil Microbiome
Vertical farming

➼ Trends in the agri value chain: from breeders to consumers perspectives

Natural, health & sustainability
Consolidation and Investments
Collaboration strategies

➼ New tools

Digitalization and artificial intelligence
Precision- and genomic breeding

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