Swiss FoodTech and AgriTech for Sustainable Society - Online Seminar (March 24, 2021)
Mar 16, 2021
Swiss FoodTech and AgriTech for Sustainable Society
-Food for a Sustainable Future through Open Innovation with Switzerland-
On March 24, JETRO, in collaboration with Venturelab, the well-known startup support organization in Switzerland, will hold a webinar to introduce food tech startups from Switzerland.
8 diverse foodtech startups will pitch, introducing diverse solutions such as agricultural systems for sustainability, meat alternatives, digital platforms for flavor and more.
In addition, Switzerland's leading foodtech venture capitalist will give a keynote on the future of food and the strengths of the Swiss food ecosystem and its future prospects.
Please note that this webinar is for Japanese companies interested in building relationship with Swiss start-ups.
Organized by :JETRO, Venturelab
Date：March 24, 2021 9:00～10:35（CET）
Language: English (with Japanese/English simultaneous translation)
Participation fee: Free of charge
As this is a business event, kindly register using your business email address.
Program in PDF
1. Switzerland Tech Market
Mr.Takashi Wada, Director General, JETRO Geneva
2. Food tech, its unique ecosystem in Switzerland（P）
Mr. Michael Kleindl, co-founder and Managing Partner, Blue Horizon Ventures
Introduction of Blue Horizon Ventures
A Zurich-based venture capital firm specializing in food tech. It has closed a 180M euro food tech fund so far. Investing in and building promising food companies that are better for our planet.
Keynote speaker Profile
Co-founder and Managing Partner of Blue Horizon Ventures. As an angel and venture capital investor, he has sold shares in the IPO of AdLINK, he exited portfolio companies to the likes of Amazon, Axel Springer AG (Europe's largest digital publisher), Deutsche Post DHL, Experian (data analytics), Eventbrite (online ticketing), and Just Eat (take-away).
3. Swiss FoodTech and AgriTech startup pitches
Japan External Trade Organization Geneva Office (Ms. Fumi Jokura and Ms. Nathalie Cornier)