Below you can see our partners at the 2019 edition. If you are interested in speaking or exhibiting at the next edition, or if you want to pre-book your ticket or partner with us, we invite you to contact us via this form.

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Speaker Partners


Mobilab is a multidisciplinary centre of expertise, that conducts human-centered, leading and innovative applied research into wellbeing and technology.

Our activities create a socially relevant synergy between research, education and practice, aimed at improving quality of life and wellbeing.

Founded in 2006, Mobilab has grown into a multidisciplinary research centre with 29 researchers within a broad national and international network. Mobilab has a strong regional and international focus.

chocolate³ – Benedikt Daschner

Founded in 2018 chocolate³ is all about 3D printing chocolate! Even though it started as a printing service for pastry chefs by now everything changed and we also do events, offer merchandising products and currently plan on selling the printer as well. It’s our goal to offer high quality products tailored to your individual needs in a way never seen before. Even if we have a plan for the future, we know this might change soon and will be adapting to new needs, trends and possibilities. We just started!



byFlow, founded in the Netherlands as a family business in 2015, is currently the market leader in the world of 3D Food Printing. It’s our mission to change the way food is prepared and experienced, aiming to contribute to a more sustainable world.

We develop and sell 3D Printing Technology which enables professionals to create customized shapes, textures and flavors, by using fresh ingredients or ingredients that otherwise would have been thrown away.


As an international family business in the agricultural sector, we spend every day making farmers’ lives easier with innovative solutions and tailored services. We offer solutions for almost all activities in the cowshed: from milking to cleaning.

We provide advice on how to organise a dairy farm smartly with the use of management systems. Our vision and the needs and demands of our clients are the things that drive and inspire us.

Phenospex B.V.

Phenospex is a sensor company based in the Netherlands. We develop unique 3D-multispectral laser scanners, specifically designed to assess crops. Our products provides many plant parameters like plant growth, biomass, plant health in real time and automate many processes in plant science, breeding and agriculture where precise information on plants is required. Our sensors are also used in smart farming/ farming automation robots as the “eye” that detects and analyzes the plants.



NOVAMEAT provides new technological solutions to feed the planet’s growing population with plant-based meat substitutes, overcoming the current unsustainable and inefficient industrial livestock production, by creating a healthy, efficient, humane and sustainable food supply system.


Our vision is to enable better food choices for individual people and communities in general. We believe in the potential of personalised nutrition by developing digital platforms and services for retailers and other food professionals. By digitising food data and food preferences, we want to make the unique match between consumers and their food selection possible. Our aim is to ultimately improve the well-being of people and to contribute to their health in the long run.

Our mission: SmartWithFood wants to support informed decision-making for consumers when it comes to buying and consuming food. Our integrated Food Platform (IFP) is based on the latest views on food databases, new technologies, scientific insights, data intelligence and new food habits and trends. Supporting the consumer in choosing the right food is our goal, whilst making this process a pleasurable experience.

CNH Industrial

CNH Industrial is a global leader in the capital goods sector that, through its various businesses, designs, produces and sells agricultural and construction equipment, trucks, commercial vehicles, buses and specialty vehicles, in addition to a broad portfolio of powertrain applications.

eggxpertEGGXPERT is created by two Chinese ladies studying in Netherlands, who are seeing the huge eggshell waste problem.

We dare to innovate and propose 100% sustainable solutions.

We show you how we start and where we are heading to. How we design our product with best environment friendly thoughts. Come and share with us.


Wageningen Food Safety Research

Wageningen Food Safety Research is an organisation with a unique combination of high-quality analyses, research and reference tasks. In this way the institute delivers an important contribution to safe and trustworthy food and feed. Wageningen Food Safety Research primarily works for government authorities and is specifically commissioned by the Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority.

AppsForce B.V.

AppsForce is a digital workforce platform. It is an adaptive business platform that can be setup and mastered in minutes, helping small businesses perform their daily tasks effortlesly, understanding their market and scaling up rapidly. A digital workforce facing modern challenges needs to constantly innovate, collaborate and integrate data. AppsForce is the solution for digital tech companies unwanting to invest in complex, expensive and fragmented products.

tu dublin

Technological University Dublin (formerly Dublin Institute of Technology)

TU Dublin, Ireland’s first Technological University, is where career-focused students, dedicated staff and academic excellence in science, the arts, business, engineering and technology converge to create the leaders of tomorrow. We offer an inclusive and open learning experience with pathways to graduation, from Apprenticeship to PhD. Our 28,500 students learn in a practice-based environment informed by the latest research and enabled by technological advances.

TU Dublin hosts a thriving research community engaged in applying innovation and technology to solve the world’s most pressing challenges. We are deeply committed to collaborating with our national and international academic partners and our many networks in industry and civic society to create new learning experiences and develop impactful research.


HAS University of Applied Sciences

HAS University of Applied Sciences is the best educational and expertise Centre in the South of the Netherlands in the fields of Agro, Food and Environment at 2 locations in the Netherlands, ‘s-Hertogenbosch and Venlo. HAS universities offers full-time bachelor courses, education/training of company staff and applied research for/with the industry.


cereneo Schweiz AG | center for neurology & rehabilitation

cereneo is one of the world’s leading clinics in the field of stroke, trauma and brain disease rehabilitation. Our patients receive a personally tailored treatment plan, including the latest therapy methods and innovative technology. The cereneo treatment concept is based on interdisciplinary collaboration combining personalised and highly intense treatment, using innovative technology and including the patient’s social environment.


TNO. TNO is an independent research organisation.

We believe in the joint creation of economic and social value. We focus on transitions or changes in nine social themes. Innovation with purpose is what TNO stands for.

We develop knowledge not for its own sake, but for practical application.

Aarhus University. Aarhus University is a nationwide university.

In addition to the main campus in Aarhus, Aarhus University has campuses in Herning and Emdrup, as well as research activities in 18 different locations in Denmark, Greenland and Tenerife.

The university covers an area of approx. 580,000 square metres (net). This corresponds to approx. 80 football fields.

Rabobank. Rabobank is a cooperative bank based in the Netherlands.

It serves over 8 million clients worldwide and is active in 40 countries.

Its international operations are firmly focused on food & agriculture. Rabobank is committed to play a role in feeding the world sustainably.


We are a science and technology-driven company dedicated to growing the very best possible produce. Kalera is smart horticulture at its best. We work with nature to help plants grow abundantly, year-round. We focus on clean, safe, healthy, tasty greens and on the efficiencies of growing locally in controlled environments.

Our vertical hydroponic farms use cleanroom technology, IoT, AI and big data analytics to create perfect conditions for growing a wide variety of lettuces, baby greens, herbs and edible flowers, year-round. We keep away pests, bugs and germs without ever using any pesticides or insecticides. Our growing cycles are simply not affected by the weather. Finally, we grow locally, so there is virtually no wasteful transportation

columbia university Columbia University, Creative Machines Lab. At the Creative Machines Lab we build robots that do what you’d least expect robots to do: Self replicate, self-reflect, ask questions, and even be creative.

We develop machines that can design and make other machines – automatically.

Our work is inspired from biology, as we seek new biological concepts for engineering and new engineering insights into biology.


Wageningen University.

Wageningen University is a leading university in the field of Agriculture. The chair group Horticulture and Product physiology is the only university group in the Netherlands that is focussed on horticulture and holds a strong position in horticultural research and education in Wageningen. The role of the Horticulture and Product Physiology group (HPP) is to foster the science of the supply chain for crops produced under protected cultivation. The focus of the group is on greenhouse horticulture, vertical farming and the post-harvest quality of products produced in greenhouses and vertical farms as well as the post-harvest quality of tropical fruit.

Institute of Data Science at Maastricht University

Institute of Data Science at Maastricht University (IDS) aims to foster collaboration for multi-disciplinary research, interdisciplinary education, and data-driven innovation. IDS’ research interests are threefold: accelerating scientific research through the development of powerful AI methods and community platforms; improving health and wellbeing informed by data-driven decision making, and empowering communities to use data science to address important and urgent problems that affect their quality of life.

Media Partners is the online career portal for engineering students, graduates and professionals, providing a unique layout of engineering related jobs, study programs, news and other career specific information and services.
avf Association for Vertical Farming. The Association for Vertical Farming is an internationally active nonprofit organization of individuals, companies, research institutions and universities focusing on leading and advancing the sustainable growth and development of the vertical farming movement.
3DigitalCooks. 3DigitalCooks exists to create new positive food experiences. To do so, we use 3d food printing (3DFP). We are passionate to merge food with technology to create new kitchen tools. We develop digital cooking tech (SW & HW) that is easy to use for everybody. We offer consulting, training, catering, 3DFP tools and research. We strongly believe that the best way to pursue our vision is through innovation and collaboration. Therefore 3DC commits to promote, connect and share with anybody involved or interested in the field.
iGrow news. Your one source for news from the world of indoor grow, vertical & urban farms.
Mind Commerce is your trusted source for research and strategic analysis focused on digital technologies and the telecommunications industry. Our reports provide key trends, projections, and in-depth analysis for infrastructure, platforms, devices, applications, services, emerging business models and opportunities.Key focus areas for Mind Commerce include:Cloud Computing, Data Technologies, and the Internet of Things. Contact us today for an initial discussion and/or briefing about our research. More information
Open Agriculture Open Agriculture is an open access journal from De Gruyter’s Open Access portfolio, publishing original articles reflecting the latest achievements in agriculture and related topics. We offer an immediate publication upon completing the publishing process. Our journal is covered by Elsevier – SCOPUS and Clarivate Analytics – Web of Science – Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI).
AgriTimes is a new website that will revolutionize the way agriculture reporting done in India. The website is just started and will grow leap and bounds in days to come. do give you support to make this venture a success.

If you are interested in a media partnership, contact us via this form.

Registration Partner

partners Tikcit is an online registration platform.Organising an event implies many issues, from ticketing to e-payments, from statistics to ordering supplies, from surveys to social media and many many more. Tikcit is the platform to support you: Tikcit, event experiences.
Tikcit is the first ever platform that enables you to help you organising your event from ticketing to all features you require. Tikcit offers all basic features but the strength of it is that Tikcit enables you to connect many tools from other partners to optimize the organisation of your event.
So don’t wait and start using Tikcit and offer the best services for your attendees / customers and get the most benefit out of your event. Contact us for more information.

Hosting Partner

Brightlands Living Lab on Healthy Food and Nutrition

At Brightlands Campus Greenport Venlo, the primary focus is on healthy nutrition. Innovators from business, science and education work together on innovations in healthy nutrition, future farming, and bio-circular economy. The Campus is located in a region in which the agri-food business is one of the most productive, sustainable and profitable in the world; where food innovation is in the entrepreneurs’ DNA. Campus buildings Villa Flora and Innovatoren are home to various R&D facilitiesentrepreneurs and institutes. It goes without saying that there are close connections to the other Brightlands campuses in Limburg, collectively representing an innovation region where researchers and entrepreneurs take on the major challenges in the fields of materials, health and nutrition

Association Partner

LiofLIOF—the Limburg Development and Investment Company—is the regional development and investment company responsible for the Dutch province of Limburg.

LIOF was established in 1975 and is headquartered in Maastricht. Our purpose is to develop this province’s economy and its business climate.

Our Core Activities:

  • We provide venture capital to innovative and potentially viable small to midsized companies
  • We stimulate knowledge-driven and innovative projects created by small to midsized companies
  • We acquire foreign investors and perform investor development for established companies.

LIOF is the executive body for the Dutch Province of Limburg and its communities to attract new companies to Limburg. In close partnership, LIOF coordinates Limburg’s lead generation in industry and logistics through the NFIA and HIDC networks and other lead generation through LIOF’s public and commercial networks.



byFlow, founded in the Netherlands as a family business in 2015, is one of the globally leading companies in the growing market of 3D Food Printing.

It’s our mission to change the way food is prepared and experienced, aiming to contribute to a more sustainable world. We develop and sell 3D Printing Technology which enables professionals to create customized shapes, textures and flavors, by using fresh ingredients or ingredients that otherwise would have been thrown away.

Our product – the Focus 3D Food Printer – is portable, easy to maintain and easy to use, thus accessible to everyone. It is available for sale on a common market and is already being used by Top Chefs like Jan Smink, Caterers, Bakeries, Chocolatiers and Food Designers, who want to experiment with shapes and amaze their customers. Besides professionals from the Food Industry, we cooperates with resellers and R&D centers of Multinational companies, searching with them for further development and applicability of the technology.

While our main focus is selling and developing the Focus 3D Food Printer, we are also active in the field of services. Answering the increasing interest in 3D Food Printing, we give demonstrations and workshops, on both public and private events.

The possibilities of 3D Food Printing are endless – just Think, Design, Create and EAT!