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Pioneering AgTech: Trend and Technology Scouting for Agri-Food Companies

Pioneering AgTech brings together groundbreaking startups and established companies in the agri-food industry. With this format, Farm & Food 4.0 and SmartHectar Innovation, combine a global startup network and leading agribusiness know-how to identify new products and technologies and enhance existing business models.

What Pioneering AgTech offers

  • Relevant digital trends along the agri-food value chain, new technologies and advanced ideas from startups
  • Moderated co-creation sessions between startups and industry partners
  • Valuable knowledge transfer and feedback sessions
  • Networking for collaboration or to accelerate further AgTech innovations

The Pioneering AgTech program

  • Briefing workshop with industry partners to define startup scouting criteria
  • Scouting and matchmaking process for industry partners
  • Pitching event with startups presenting their latest technology trends
  • Moderated co-creation sessions with startups and companies in the agri-food industry to improve the presented products or business models
  • Keynotes by experts
  • Get-together and networking

The participants

  • 10 industry partners with 2 attendees each [get in touch]
  • 10 seed startups with 2 founders each
  • 30 attendees from different agricultural and food sectors who are interested in working with startups
  • Experts from the AgTech sector

Your contact person

Matthias Schmidt-Rex

SmartHectar Innovation GmbH
+49 151 424 14 237 

SmartHectar Innovation GmbH is the first AgTech & WaterTech accelerator in Germany to offer first-class growth opportunities for startups and investment opportunities for corporate partners.

Matthias Lech

Deutscher Bauernverlag GmbH
+49 152 227 58 925 

Farm & Food 4.0 is the leading European conference for digitization in the agricultural and food sector. The next conference will take place on January 21, 2019.