3 Dec 2019 - 4 Dec 2019 | Malaga, Spain

Agenda

Tuesday
3 Dec 2019
08:30 – 09:00
Welcome
09:00 – 13:00
Meet&Match area - Room 2.2
1:1 Networking Meetings
Matchmaking
09:00 – 11:00
Technical Sessions (only available for the Members of the S3P Agrifood Partnerships)
Technical Sessions - Partnerships
11:00 – 11:30
Coffee Break
Breaks
11:30 – 11:45
Conference Room 2.1
Institutional Welcome & Opening
  • Carmen Cristina de Toro Navero, General Director of Industries, Innovation and Value Chain of the Regional Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Sustainable Development of Andalucía
  • Daniel Escacena, Project Director, Andalusian Knowledge Agency
  • Alessandro Rainoldi, Head of Unit, European Commission, JRC, Growth and Innovation


Moderators:
Katerina Ciampi Stancova and Fatime Barbara Hegyi, European Commission, JRC

11:45 – 13:00
Conference Room 2.1
Contribution of AF Partnerships to digitalisation and technology deployment

What is added value and contribution of the Partnerships? Focus will be also on specific technologies (not yet) used by the Partnerships, market needs and matching demand with offer. Also, the Partnerships will talk about the support that is needed and is currently lacking. Finally, the Partnerships will report from their technical meetings.

  • Consumer Involvement in Agri-food Innovation (Thomas Högman, Region Östergötland)
  • High Technology Farming (Fabio Boscaleri, Tuscany)
  • Nutritional Ingredients (Sophie Bourez, Wallonia)
  • Smart Sensors for Agri-food (Veerle Rijckaert, Flanders)
  • Traceability and Big Data (Judit Anda Ugarte, Andalusia)


Moderators:
Katerina Ciampi Stancova and Fatime Barbara Hegyi, European Commission, JRC

Conferences
13:00 – 14:00
Lunch Break
Breaks
14:00 – 17:00
Meet&Match area - Room 2.2
1:1 Networking Meetings
Matchmaking
14:00 – 15:15
Conference Room 2.1
Private companies presenting existing or promising technical solutions for agri-food
  • Ellinor Eineren, Agricam AB, Sweden
  • Maartje Bakker, Applied Drone Innovations, Netherlands
  • Niccolò Bartoloni, DroneBee | Smart Agriculture, Italy
  •  Ricardo Arjona Antolín, ec2ce, Spain
  •  Nikolaos Tsotsolas, Green Projects SA, Greece
  •  José Luis Molina Zamora, Hispatec, Spain
  •  Zoltán Beke, Mortoff Informatikai Tanácsadó és Szolgáltató Kft., Hungary


Moderators:
Katerina Ciampi Stancova and Fatime Barbara Hegyi, European Commission, JRC

Conferences
15:15 – 16:45
Conference Room 2.1
Roundtable EC services and other EU institutions
  • Nikos Pantalos, Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, European Commission
  • Wim Haentjens, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, European Commission
  • Alexia Rouby, Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development, European Commission
  • Magdalena Szworchertowska, Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology, European Commission
  • Valentina Pinna, Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy, European Commission
  • Elvira Domingo, EIT Food

Questions & Answers & Discussion

Moderators:
Katerina Ciampi Stancova and Fatime Barbara Hegyi, European Commission, JRC

Conferences
16:45 – 17:00
Conference Room 2.1
Conclusions and closing
  • Karel Herman Haegeman, European Commission, JRC, Growth and Innovation
17:00 – 18:30
Networking Cocktail
Breaks
Wednesday
4 Dec 2019
09:00 – 09:30
Registration & Coffee
09:30 – 13:30
Meet&Match area - Room 2.2
1:1 Networking Meetings
Matchmaking
09:30 – 09:45
Conference Room 2.1
Introduction and setting the scene
Conferences
09:45 – 11:30
Conference Room 2.1
Digital Innovation Hubs meeting Agri-food needs

Two H2020 transversal projects will present their efforts to help creating a pan-European community of DIHs that may ease interregional collaboration with AF partnerships

Moderator: Annita KALPAKA, JRC Seville Unit B3

  • DIH Andalucia Agrotech (Judit Anda Ugarte, Andalusia, Spain)
  • DIH Agrifood – ITC Cluster (Daniel Copot, Slovenia)
  • Agri DIH PIMR (Łukasz Łowiński, Poznan, Poland)
  • Agri-Food DIH Lithuania (Kristina Sermuksnyte-Alesiuniene, Lithuania)
  • Smart Agri Hubs, Unleashing the innovation potential for the digital transformation of the European Agrifood Sector (George Beers –Scientific Project Coordinator, Univ. of Wageningen)
  • DIHNet.EU, Potential synergies between networked DIHs and AF partnerships (Begona Sanchez - Project coordinator, Technalia)

Questions & Answers

Conferences
11:30 – 13:00
Conference Room 2.1
DIH Parallel Discussion Groups

A facilitator will lead each group to deepen its challenge and envisage possible solutions, solution providers and DIHs ready to facilitate the process from end to end.

NB. This session is limited to 70 registered participants.

Conferences
11:30 – 13:00
Conference Room 2.1
SmartAgriHubs’ Innovation Portal: supporting the AgTech ecosystem building

During this session, the participants will be able to learn about and test the Portal.

NB. This session is for 20-40 registered participants. Participants are asked to bring their personal computers with them.

Conferences
13:00 – 13:30
Conference Room 2.1
Groups Reporting & Closing
Conferences
13:30 – 14:30
Lunch Break
Breaks
15:00 – 17:00
Field Visit - Business Accelerator

La Farola is one of the hubs of the open innovation network of Andalusia Open Future, located in Malaga, as a project to support innovation-based entrepreneurship. The space of La Farola is a meeting point for people, entrepreneurship, companies, ideas and projects.

La Farola provides support for growth (scaling-up) process as well as access to a local, regional and global market. Administrative and traditional services are also given to complete their portfolio of advanced services.

Any team consisting of a minimum of 3 people with 100% dedication of at least 2 people from the team and with development of a business project in Andalusia, has possibilities to access La Farola. 

Visits
15:00 – 18:30
Field Visit - DCOOP

Visit Agenda

1 Welcome.
2 Presentation: (30 min)
Brief introduction to Dcoop and digitalization projects’ presentations
o IOF2020 Project

Internet of Food and Farm 2020 (IA) (https://www.iof2020.eu/) Project with more than 100 partners from more than 20 countries that aims to expose the use of IoT technology in the European agricultural sector. Focusing on the Use Case 3.3: Automated olive chain whose objective is to demonstrate the possibility of implementing IoT technology along the entire value chain of virgin olive oil through the use of smart sensors olive groves, agricultural machinery and oil mill .

o MED-GOLD Project

Turning climate-related information into added value for traditional MEDiterranean Grape, OLive and Durum wheat food system (RIA) (https://www.med-gold.eu/) Explanation of the project that seeks to prove the concept of climate services in agriculture . Emphasizing the Use Case of the olive grove where an ICT tool of a climate service for the olive grove has been designed, with the aim of adapting to possible changes in the trends of pests and productivity of the olive grove; consequence of climate change. In addition to the presentation of MED-GOLD COMMUNITY, an open community in which anyone can participate and which aims to be a means of communication between farmers and climatologists / researchers

o DOSAOLIVAR Operational Group

Dosing of phytosanitary products in olive groves (https://dosaolivar.es/). Project by which a mobile APP has been developed that connects with a sensor KIT that can be deployed in any atomizer and tract to achieve a correct dosage of phytosanitary products.

o Integraporc Operational Group

Development of a pig farm management tool for cooperative integration (https://integraporc.grupooperativo.es/). Its objective is the development of a mobile APP that assists in the decision-making of the pig production through the IoT that allows to know the traceability of the animals and to model the evolution of the growth of the same considering environmental, technical and economic parameters.

3 Visit to the Dcoop oil museum (30-60 min). In the following link you can make a virtual isita of it (https://www.dcoop.es/museo)

Visits
15:00 – 18:00
Field Visit - SAT TROPS

TROPS is a producer organization specialized in the production and marketing of avocado and mango. They have been selling fruit all over the world since 1979, mainly to Europe. They are a company that operates in international markets successfully competing at a very high level of quality and service.

They are located in the Malaga municipality of Vélez-Málaga, capital of the Axarquía region.

With 20,000 m² of facilities, the sorting, selection and packaging plant has incorporated the latest technologies in the different fruit processing areas.

The visits are made throughout the year, although the production season covers from September to May (in September and October you can observe their production plant in the middle of the mango campaign, from November they start with the avocado), dates on which they will be able to observe the machinery of the warehouse in full operation.

Visits
The event agenda's time zone is CET.