Developing to Inspire - An Agritech Week Event

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Rothamsted Conference Centre

West Common

Harpenden

AL5 2JQ

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Rothamsted Research, the University of Hertfordshire and the Green Triangle present Developing to Inspire on Tuesday 5th November 2019.

Hear from successful innovators about how to unlock value from investments in R&D and succeed even when defying the status quo. We also invite you to bring your innovation needs to connect with world-leading academics and delegates who can help you find and develop solutions.

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13:30 – 14:00 Registration Opens

14:00 – 14:10 Welcome Address – Professor Achim Dobermann, Director and CEO, Rothamsted Research

14.10 - 15.10 The future of funding showcase

Join representatives from various AgriTech Funding schemes to learn more about the funding opportunities available for those looking to innovate and collaborate. These will be followed by case studies from successful innovators in which they explain why they decided to break the mould and how funding at the right time helped collaborations succeed. Speakers include:

Dr William Pelton - CEO at Phytoform Labs and Dr Adam Marinovic - Programme Manager at AgriTech Research Innovation Accelerator (AgRIA)

Sajeev EM - Founder at ThinkFood and Tinne Mitgaard - Programme Manager at SHAKE Climate Change

Professor David Barling, Director of the Centre for Agriculture, Food and Environmental Management, University of Hertfordshire, Herts Science Partnership

Ian Pigott -Managing Partner at Thrales End Farm, Andrew Riche - Crop Phyisologist at Rothamsted Research and William Macalpine - Programme Manager at FarmInn

15.10 - 15.30 Refreshment and networking break

15.30 - 16.30 Your innovation needs – the challenge

Join one of several breakout groups to address some of the most stimulating and challenging opportunities in global agriculture. Let our world-leading experts and your fellow delegates help you find solutions to challenges including the Internet of Things, sustainable food production, climate change and farmer-led solutions.

The event will conclude with a summary of the four discussions, followed by networking.

3 Basis CPD points will be available for attendees of this event.

Agri-Tech Week is a partnership initiative founded in 2014 between Agri-Tech East, the Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association and the Suffolk Agricultural Association. It aims to celebrate and showcase excellence across the agri-tech value chain, brokering links and fostering new relationships between businesses, researchers and government.


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Harpenden

AL5 2JQ

United Kingdom

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