AgBio Innovate Europe | Kisaco Research
Accelerating innovation within biostimulant & biopesticide communities
London, UK
25-26 April, 2018
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Why Attend

Growing markets means growing opportunities - in the next five years the biopesticide market is set to be worth 8.82 billion and the biostimulant market at 2.91 billion - there's no better time to refresh your knowledge and stay ahead of the trend

From concept to vision - 100+ experts from the BioAg industry gather to discuss and understamdn more about the key challenges within these growing markets and how to maximise the new opportunities plant health and biocontrol present.

Industry hot topics covered included:

  • Strategising for success - biocontrol investment & planning
  • Overcoming uncertainty - regulation frameworks, obstacles & solutions 
  • Licensing & commercialization - efficient & effective routes to market
  • The future & use of AgTech in farming
  • Blending biology & chemistry - the relationship between chemicals & biologics
  • Science hurdles - current challenges within the R&D 
  • Top trends - agrochemicals, seeds, fertilizers & biologic

Co-located with AgFutures: Investment & Strategy, attendees also had the option to upgrade and hear more about the rise in merger and acquisitions, as well as strategizing a successful product portfolio.

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150+
Attendees
3+
Hours of networking time
50:50
Ratio of biostimulant to biopesticide companies
25+
Expert speakers

Who Will Be There

60%
Biostimulant & Biopesticide companies
20%
AgTech companies
20%
Investors

Biostimulant & Biopesticide companies

AgTech companies

Investors

The Speakers

 

Dimitiris Drisis

Agriculture Technology Expert

Dimitiris Drisis

Agriculture Technology Expert
 

Kim Müller

Global Commercial Senior Manager – Plant Health
CHR-Hansen, Denmark

Kim Müller

Global Commercial Senior Manager – Plant Health
CHR-Hansen, Denmark
 

Dr. Maristella Rubbiani

Dr. Maristella Rubbiani

 

Miroslav Florian

Central Institute for Supervising and Testing in Agriculture Division

Miroslav Florian

Central Institute for Supervising and Testing in Agriculture Division
 

Albena Todorova

Business Development Executive
Sumitomo Corporation

Albena works for the Business Development Unit of Sumitomo Corporation Europe, where she is part of the team taking care of agtech investments. Sumitomo Corporation is looking to leverage its vast global agrifood business portfolio by pursuing opportunities in agfood tech in Europe.

Albena Todorova

Business Development Executive
Sumitomo Corporation

Albena works for the Business Development Unit of Sumitomo Corporation Europe, where she is part of the team taking care of agtech investments. Sumitomo Corporation is looking to leverage its vast global agrifood business portfolio by pursuing opportunities in agfood tech in Europe.

 

Oleg Yahkin

Institute of Biochemistry and Genetics, Russian Academy of Sciences

Oleg Yahkin

Institute of Biochemistry and Genetics, Russian Academy of Sciences
 

Professor Paul Dyson

University of Swansea

Professor Paul Dyson

University of Swansea
 

Dr Robert Wylie

Chairman & Co-Founder
WHEB

Dr Robert Wylie holds various senior level positions including: Chairman and co-founder of WHEB- WHEB, a sustainability focused multi-asset class investment firm, which is one of the pioneering IMPACT investment firms in Europe. He is also Chairman of Cambridge Agritech, an investment syndicate of largely private investors who are either owners or directors of some of the largest agricultural businesses in the UK. Robert also Chairs’ Five Seasons, a new fund manager which is developing a venture capital fund focused on impact investing across the food value chain.

Dr Robert Wylie

Chairman & Co-Founder
WHEB

Dr Robert Wylie holds various senior level positions including: Chairman and co-founder of WHEB- WHEB, a sustainability focused multi-asset class investment firm, which is one of the pioneering IMPACT investment firms in Europe. He is also Chairman of Cambridge Agritech, an investment syndicate of largely private investors who are either owners or directors of some of the largest agricultural businesses in the UK. Robert also Chairs’ Five Seasons, a new fund manager which is developing a venture capital fund focused on impact investing across the food value chain.

 

Roger Tripathi

CEO & Co-Founder
AgBioChem Innovations

Roger Tripathi

CEO & Co-Founder
AgBioChem Innovations
 

Nicolas Ferras

Investment Director
InVivo Invest

Nicolas Ferras

Investment Director
InVivo Invest
 

Jeroen Meeussen

EU Minor Uses Coordinator
EU Minor Uses Coordination Facility, France

Jeroen Meeussen is a plant pathologist by training. On 1st September 2015 he started work as coordinator for the EU Minor Uses Coordination Facility.  From October 2010 until July 2015 Jeroen Meeussen has been working in Brussels for the European Commission (DG SANTE) on pesticide issues, including ‘minor uses’ and biopesticides. Before that he worked as the EU coordinator for plant protection products for the Dutch Board for the Authorisation of Plant Protection Products and Biocides (Ctgb).

Jeroen Meeussen

EU Minor Uses Coordinator
EU Minor Uses Coordination Facility, France

Jeroen Meeussen is a plant pathologist by training. On 1st September 2015 he started work as coordinator for the EU Minor Uses Coordination Facility.  From October 2010 until July 2015 Jeroen Meeussen has been working in Brussels for the European Commission (DG SANTE) on pesticide issues, including ‘minor uses’ and biopesticides. Before that he worked as the EU coordinator for plant protection products for the Dutch Board for the Authorisation of Plant Protection Products and Biocides (Ctgb). Since 2005 Jeroen chairs the Expert Group on Biopesticides (EGBP) as part of the Pesticide Programme of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

 

Massimo Toni

Consulant
De Sangosse

Massimo Toni

Consulant
De Sangosse
 

Giorgio Lodigiani

Chairman & Founder
Eco Agri World

Giorgio Lodigiani

Chairman & Founder
Eco Agri World

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