This cooperation workshop is organised by Campden BRI Magyarország Nonprofit Kft. and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia - Chamber of Agricultural and Food Enterprises with the support of the European Commission Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy (DG REGIO) and in cooperation with the National Research, Development and Innovation Office (Hungary).
Objectives of the event:
creating a professional forum for regional actors (i.e. enterprises, intermediaries including food industry federations, chambers of industry and agriculture, research centres, higher education, research and innovation agencies, funding agencies and clusters) being active in food processing and other steps of the food chain, in development of ICT and advanced manufacturing solutions for a dialogue on international transdisciplinary RDI cooperation for application of these solutions in the food chain;
presentation and discussion of the common challenges faced and opportunities in the deployment of ICT and advanced manufacturing solutions for food processing and food chain activities;
presenting relevant solutions, recent development and trends;
identifying cross-regional collaboration based on existing networks and new initiatives and providing opportunities for participants to recognise thematic priorities, to present their project ideas in view of collaboration;
Digitalisation of the food supply chain by combining and exchanging data for creating value
Improving the efficiency in use of resources, environmental friendliness and reducing waste and cost
The workshop will be linked to a matchmaking session driven by Watify: pre-arranged exploratory multilateral discussions and one-to-one meetings based on personalised agendas on the second day of the event.