FoodTech EXPO II

Join the most important food techs startups virtual Expo in Latin America

THE MOST COMPLETE FOOD TECHS EVENT

March 17

Expo foodtechs startups + 14 lectures

March 18

FoodTech Global Challenge

March 19

Workshop: New Ingredients and Alternative Proteins: A Roadmap for action in Brazil

Meet Global Mentors

Participation of the Greatest Mentors of Food Tech
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STARTUPS

The most disruptive Startups in the world will be present
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NETWORKING

Specialized audience, National and International Networking
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WORKSHOP

New Ingredients and Alternative Proteins: A Roadmap for action in Brazil
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Why participate?

Your Recognized Brand

The most important virtual FoodTechs exhibition in Latin America Covered by the main social and specialized magazines, your startup will be recognized by the market

Investments

Connect with leading national and international investors.

Networking

Connect with new relationships and mentors through our FoodTech Hub 1:2:1 Meeting tool you connect efficiently.

Learn

Connect with the best mentors in the market.

FIRST EDITION: FOODTECH EXPO AUGUST 2020

40 exhibiting startups

Argentina, Brazil, Chile, England and Israel

Partners

National and international

FTH 1:2:1 Meeting

More than 200 meeting scheduled

Access

More than 300 simultaneous access from the participants

Lectures

Lectures with unique content

Business

Businesses have been generated

Testimonials FoodTech Expo I

What a wonder of event! It was a very rewarding experience besides, at least for me, a very well organized and effective technological novelty! Meetings well organized, very nice the possibility of visits in the booths, discoveries of new players, possible partners and potential customers. Thanks again and let's move on!

Luis Felipe Scarpa Street ipescarpa@tecbio.net

It was quite impressive how the expo was organized and delivered. Very welcoming, easy to operate and the content, startups and speakers were all high quality and insightful.

Alexandre Bastos Global Innovation Director- Givaudan

The Tomorrow Foods team wanted to personally congratulate you on the FoodTech Expo! We believe it was a great show! We were impressed by the quality of the speakers and connections we were able to make. Also, you and your team did a great job at readapting the show to these unusual times. Although we would have enjoyed visiting Brasil for the expo, we were able to take full advantage of the expo all the same. Thank you very much for letting us be part of this event, which will represent an important milestone for the foodtech ecosystem in Latam.

Tomorrow Foods

Congratulations Paulo Silveira for the initiative and success in an event of the highest level! Innovation in the vein anticipating the future of Food Tech!

Cleber Soares Diretor de Inovação Ministério da Agricultura

AGENDA

March 17

Check out the UNIQUE and EXCLUSIVE lectures that will take place on the first day

Speaker: Heloisa Menezes Expert Innovation and Digitalization Brazil
Day: 17 march 2021
Time: 10:00 am

Speaker: Dr. Roger Van Hoesel – Founder Food Mountain
Day: 17 march 2021
Time: 10:30 am

Speaker: Adam Lyle CEO Padang & Co
Day: 17 march 2021
Time: 11:00 am

Speaker: Scott May – CEO Mista Foods
Day: 17 march 2021
Time: 11:30 am

Speaker: Jonathan Berger – CEO The Kitchen Hub
Day: 17 march 2021
Time: 13:30 pm

Speaker: Dr. Andy Zynga – CEO EIT-Food
Day: 17 march 2021
Time: 14:00 pm

Speaker: Matheus Ferreira 
Day: 17 march 2021
Time: 14:30 pm

Speaker: Dr. Ofir Benjamin 
Day: 17 march 2021
Time: 15:00 pm

Speaker: Anibal Wadih – Managing Partner GEF Capital
Day: 17 march 2021
Time: 15:30 pm

Speaker: Fernanda de Oliveira Martins Health and Nutrition Manager for Latin America at Unilever (Brazil)
Day: 17 march 2021
Time: 16:00 pm

Speaker: Alexandre Buzzo Gomes CEO ISY (Brazil)
Day: 17 march 2021
Time: 16:20 pm

Speaker: Demétrio Teodorov Innovation – BRF Hub & New Categories (Brazil)
Day: 17 march 2021
Time: 16:40 pm

Speaker: Guilherme Mohr – Coperion (Brazil)
Day: 17 march 2021
Time: 16:50 pm

THE SPEAKERS

EVENT OPENING

CEO do FoodTech Hub Brasil

  • FOOD ENGINEER  1982 – UNICAMP;
  • MBA  Fundação Getúlio Vargas  1987;
  • Marketing Strategy – Columbia University;
    • Mergers and Acquisition – Wharton University;
  • IMD – in Company  Danisco Ingredients.
  • CEO Danisco Ingredients

LECTURE

Executive Director of Innovation and Technology at Embrapa

LECTURE 01

The role of global connection in the innovation process and its impact on the origin-plant ingredient ecosystem

Head of Marketing & BU NPI – Döhler Brazil & South Cone

Graduated in Marketing from Mackenzie Presbyterian University, I have been working in the beverage and food ingredients industry for 20 years, with professional and life experiences in Brazil, the United States, Mexico and Germany. On this journey I had the happiness of working in large publicly traded and privately held companies in functions such as intern, project management, product management, sales, business unit management. At the moment I am working in the Döhler Group in our headquarters in Brazil, I have the opportunity and purpose to strengthen our clear position as one of the global leaders in solutions for origin-plant products and democratize, through our natural ingredients, access to all consumers interested in the incredible experience of minimizing their use of animal products.

LECTURE 02

Digitalization and innovation in food systems

Innovation and Strategy Specialist, Economist at the Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais, and visiting professor at The Dom Cabral Foundation.

LECTURE 03

Leveraging Regional Food Innovation Hub through partnerships

CEO FOOD MOUNTAIN

Roger van Hoesel holds a graduate of International Economics and Business Economics at Erasmus in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, in 1989. He defended his master’s thesis at the same University with the theme of the internationalization of Korean and Taiwanese companies.

He became an assistant professor at Erasmus University in 1991 and in 1997 he joined Buck Consultants International BV, a company specializing in developing strategies for new markets. From 1999 to 2004, he worked at Rijnconsult and helped many companies redefine their strategies and converting these strategies into concrete actions of organizational changes

 With the official start of Food Valley in Wageningen, Netherlands in 2004, Roger was hired as CEO. Foodvalley has developed a leading company in supporting companies in its efforts in innovation. In food valley, numerous national and international collaborative innovation projects have been developed. In 2019, Foodvalley began its first acceleration program in the food industry. Roger is involved in assembling several clusters in several countries.

Roger serves as an advisor to Startlife’s incubator, Agrytech in Lebanon and National Week with NO MEAT.

LECTURE 04

What’s Going on in Food Innovation in Singapore - Perspective Asia

CEO Padang & Co (Singapore)

LECTURE 05

What’s Going on in Food Innovation in USA

CEO Mista Foods (USA)

Cross Functional Leader of Innovation and Strategy in the food and beverage industry with 35 years proven experience.  Currently, VP of Innovation and founder of MISTA, a new venture funded by Givaudan, the world’s largest flavor company.  MISTA’s mission is to help startups and corporate partners optimize ideas, products, people and investments by connecting them to a world-class food and beverage development facility, capabilities and ecosystem located in the heart of San Francisco.  I leverage my passion to explore new opportunities, making innovation a way of life and corporate success. Being a consummate futurist, combined with the strong ability to execute, enables me to create new ways of thinking, doing and being…. from product creation, to strategic partnerships, to new business models, culminating in the delivery of breakthrough change and results.

LECTURE 06

What’s going on in food innovation in Israel

CEO The Kitchen Hub

Jonathan has led “The Kitchen”, the first Israeli FoodTech incubator since it’s inception in 2014. The Kitchen, owned by the Strauss Group and supported by the state of Israel has been investing in early stage Israeli FoodTech start-ups aiming to support Better Industry, Better Food, Better World.

 Jonathan brings a unique combination of experience in hi-tech and in food businesses serving in leadership positions in both, also was an entrepreneur-in-residence (EIR) in a VC and is a director in Copia-Agro an AgTech fund.

 Jonathan holds a BSc in Industrial Engineering & an MBA from Kellogg and Tel-Aviv University

https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonathanberger/  

LECTURE 07

A vision for the food system of the future

CEO EIT Food

Before joining EIT Food, Andy built and turned around several businesses in Europe and the USA, and most recently engineered a successful exit for Open Innovation Service Leader NineSigma, which he ran for 10 years. The majority of NineSigma’s clients are from the Agri-Food Industry. Other stations in his career include 6 years at KPMG Consulting, where he built an international telecommunication strategy practice, and 5 years at Vanco plc, where as CEO North America and Central Europe he was part of the Executive team that took the business public on the London Stock Exchange. Andy joined EIT Food as CEO in November 2018.

Andy holds a Master’s degree that combines Business Administration and Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Berlin, and he earned a Doctorate’s Degree with a thesis on (Open) Innovation Management from RWTH Aachen.

LECTURE 08

Farmer Education as Key Pillar of Food System Transformation in Brazil TBD

System Innovation Coordinator CNA/SENAR

Matheus Ferreira is a Zootechnicist at the Federal University of Viçosa-UFV, with a postgraduate degree in Agribusiness Management. Specialist in development projects, training and rural technical assistance. In the CNA/SENAR System he served as Director of Technical and Management Assistance, special role in the  consolidation of the national methodology. At the moment he coordinates a Agrobusiness national innovation network  connecting the main demands of the rural sector to innovation ecosystems. He is also a full member of the Boards of Directors of Senar Regional Administration .

LECTURE 09

FoodTech Valley Israel - Visions and Ambitions

PhD Senior Lecturer Food Science Department Tel-Hai College

Dr. Ofir Benjamin is a lecturer and researcher at the food science department in Tel Hai College. His research expertise deals with food sensory and food structure. He also performs research in dairy technology with sensory aspects. Ofir completed his BSc (cum laude) at food engineering at the Technion University, Haifa. Later he continued to master degree at one of the leading universities in the world for food and agriculture science called Wageningen University in the Netherlands.  The MSc degree was in a dairy science specialization. Last he received his PhD from Otago University in New Zealand with a collaboration work with Fraunhofer Institute in Freising Germany. He was a PhD scholar of Riddet center. His PhD thesis topic was on aroma release from emulsion and beverage drinks under oral processing conditions.

 

In Tel Hai he is the head of the sensory lab which include novel equipment such as the electronic tongue and nose together with other advanced analytical instruments such as GC-MS, UHPLC Viscometer and Texture analyzer.  His latest work dealt with taste profile of salt reduced cheeses and evaluation of olive oil quality standard using advanced sensorial techniques. Ofir coordinates couple of courses including dairy science, food sensory evaluation, product development and advanced food technology.

 

On top of that he is highly active in promoting a master plan to establish the first national food and nutrition innovation research institute in the north of Israel – the galilee. In his vision, the institute will serve as a bridge platform between the industry and the academy to create a new hub for food-tech in Israel. This institute will attract researchers and industry, investors and start-up companies deal with healthy food, food technology, functional and medical food. 

LECTURE 10

How to financing Food System Transformation in Brazil

Anibal has more than 20 years of experience in the financial market. Before GEFCP, he led a 7-person Private Capital team at Macquarie Capital, participating in a series of proprietary capital investments under different capital structures in the agribusiness and infrastructure segments. He was a senior member of Deutsche Bank’s M&A team responsible for Latin America, focusing on financial investors and participated in several significant transactions in the region, including the following companies: Endesa, L. Dreyfus, Telefónica, Globo, Televisa, Carrefour, GP Investments, Carlyle, Cosan, Bunge and others.

 

Current board member of Neogas do Brasil and Unicoba

LECTURE 11

The Role of Science and Technology in a Sustainable and Nutritious Diet

Health and Nutrition Manager for Latin America at Unilever (Brazil)

Master in Public Health, USP, Brazil – Postgraduate in Business Management from ESPM, Brazil- Postgraduate in Food Marketing, CESMA, Spain- Specialization in Public Health Laboratory, USP, Brazil- Graduation in Nutrition, USP, Brazil – Graduation in Biology, USP, Brazil Experience.

Fernanda works as Senior Health and Nutrition Manager for Latin America at Unilever. She worked for 3 years at Unilever Netherlands, as Global Health and Nutrition Manager. Previously, I worked as a Health Marketing Manager at Danone.

Fernanda was also a science teacher at the municipal school system for 4 years. “I have been working in the food industry for more than 10 years and I am proud to be able, within the industry, to work with my life purpose: spreading easy yet true messages, empowering people to make healthier life decisions.”

LECTURE 12

The Challenges in the supply chain for D2C service

CEO ISY (Brazil)

Alexandre is a born entrepreneur who worked in the engineering of products, processes and quality of the bicycle industry, through the retail gpa, where he led the Supply Chain of non-food, starting to undertake initially with the foundation of Chame o Gênio with more than 650 employees for after-sales service, jointly founded ISY Sistemas, solving complex problems of logistics and , in the Retail, Services and Tax Legal segments with WMS, TMS, CRM and ERP; then founded Liquitudo, a consolidated outlet retailer that is a reference and the MVP of Sublimity, a startup with omnichannel marketplace platform, accelerated by Cubo Itau.

LECTURE 13

Innovating Innovation: A Success Case at BRF

Innovation – BRF Hub & New Categories (Brazil)

Demétrio is a Futurist and Strategist – its professional and personal purpose is to build the future in the present, studying new ones of emerging behaviors and technologies. In recent years he has worked on consumer behavior studies (CX and UX), future trends and projects focused on Mobility, Consumer Experiences, New Retail, Digital Banking, Future of Work, Fashion and Foodtech. Innovation Executive at BRF (Sadia, Perdigão and Qualy) – with projects  at Riachuelo and Midway, Alelo, Ultragaz, BASF and PwC – in the last two companies worked on global R&D and digital projects. After studying at the Disney Institute, INSEAD, Perestroika, CESAR School, Hyper Island, Harvard, MIT and Singularity he focused  learn and share the concept of exponentiality.

LECTURE 14

Plant proteins on the rise: How to get your TVP/HMMA extrusion process started

Coperion (Brazil)

Guilherme Mohr, graduated in mechanical engineering from Mackenzie Presbyterian University in 2013. He has worked as a product and application engineer in several areas of the industry and currently works in the technical sales area of Coperion, working on projects mainly in the food and plastics industry.

March 18

FoodTech Global Challenge

Search for disruptive startups that meet
Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s)

March 19

Workshop

New Ingredients and Alternative Proteins: A Roadmap for action in Brazil

To participate in the FoodTech Global Challenge Competition it is mandatory to register for the event click here.

BENEFITS OF PARTICIPATING

  • Exclusive virtual stand
  • A deck summary of your startup
  • A three-minute pitch. Video should be recorded
  • Curriculum of entrepreneurs
  • Current need to leverage your business
  • Connect with investors, businesses and academia through FTH 1:2:1 Meeting tool. You can schedule your meetings in advance
  • Listen to and interact virtually with the biggest leaders in the food system. Experts will be online
  • Each startup will receive 3 free tickets for the event
  • Online access.
  • Display content with videos, decks and more.
  • Find the main startups, their founders and specialists from all over the national and international food system ecosystem.
  • Talk to disruptive startups live during the event – opportunity to interact with anyone who can help you find the right investment.
  • FTH 1: 2: 1 Meeting tool, networking for you to connect through virtual and exclusive meetings.
  • Discover disruptive startups at an early stage – Meet the founders, see product demos and discover innovations from around the world.
  • Connect with the international community of investors and companies – Share best practices.
  • Each investor/company will receive 2 free tickets for the event

EXHIBITOR

STARTUPS

USD 100

EXHIBITOR FTE DIGITAL
STARTUPS

Each startup will receive 3 free tickets for the event

FoodTech Expo

17, 18 and 19 march

INVESTOR / COMPANY

USD 300

EXPOSITOR FTE DIGITAL INVESTORS AND COMPANIES

Each startup will receive 3 free tickets for the event

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

Event Structure

100% online, virtual and digital that will take place over three days – 17, 18 and 19 March 2021.

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