Farm & Food 4.0
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Farm & Food 4.0

Category: Digitalization

23. May 2019

Sustainability. Quality. Health. Profitability: Only a few of the key words you can basically find in every teaser referring to agricultural research, events or articles. They may seem overused when talking about tomorrow’s food production system. They are, however, almost redundant when we look at today’s agricultural stakeholders: farmers, innovators, start-ups, investors. Farm & Food spoke to one of those stakeholders at the F&A Next 2019, which took place in May in the Silicon Valley of agriculture and agtech-research: Wageningen University. Dan Harburg, Senior Director Innovation at indigo, was part of a debate regarding the question “How to create value for farmers?”.

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27. March 2019

Developments in the agri-food sector have rarely been as exciting as in recent years. The sums invested in AgTech and FoodTech have grown rapidly since 2015. Innovative start-ups are the trendsetters of a new agri-food system, and established companies are recognizing the opportunities for collaboration. At our Farm & Food Congress in January we talked about current technology trends, successful cooperation and investments in start-ups.

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09. January 2019

Maximilian von Löbbecke founded the Farm & Food 4.0 Congress in 2016 and entrusted the German Farmers’ Publishing House (Deutscher Bauernverlag) with the content management and overall responsibility in 2017. How does he see the current state of digitisation in the agriculture and food industry? Which challenges exist on the side of producers and consumers? He shares a few thoughts on this in the following interview.

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08. January 2019

Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB) is a registered association in Potsdam that researches the way biological and technical systems interact in agriculture and nutrition. As the head of the Engineering for Crop Production department, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Cornelia Weltzien together with her team works to develop new technologies and processes for the sustainable, resource-efficient creation of plant-based products.

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04. October 2018

NX-FOOD is METRO’s innovation hub for new food solutions. As part of the NX-FOOD initiative Start-up Shelf grants access to start-ups and their innovative products to selected markets of the wholesale and food specialist METRO in Germany and Austria as well as the hypermarket chain real, as part of a three-month market trial run.

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05. January 2018

The initiative smartFoodTechnologyOWL is a partnership for the use of Industry 4.0 in the food industry. The partner pool is comprised of East-Westphalia-Lippe University (OWL) and other research facilities, industrial, craft and trade partners, as well as in politics and society, most of whom are located in the East-Westphalia-Lippe region. smartFoodTechnologyOWL is one of the partners of Farm&Food 2018.

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