i-Danha Food Lab Soft Launch
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To book your accommodation/travel and restaurants contact Carla on: geral@naturtejo.com or +351 272 320 176

It is with great pleasure that BGI and Idanha City Hall invites you for i-Danha, an event we will be sponsoring along with EIT Digital, that will bring together investors, corporate, start ups and entrepreneurs interested/working in the Clean Tech industry.

This event will mark the soft launch of the first AgriTech Accelerator located in Iberian Peninsula, based in one of the oldest Roman villages in Portugal: Idanha-a-Nova.

AgriTech includes a very wide range of topics, from Biotech, Sustainable land use, IoT, Smart energy production and use, so on and so forth. At this events we will discuss 5 core topics:

• CO2 mitigation

• Water & Energy

• Circular economy

• Logistics & distribution channels

• Biotech & Biodynamics

Portugal is on the rise and so is Idanha, an unexpected place for a Tech event, which will host a pioneer program in Portugal. As such, we though why not doing a great event during the Global Kauffman Week 2016 where the improbable meets reality?

It will be an exquisite and absolutely differentiated event, and we want you to be part of it!

13th November - Sunday

15:00: Train departure from Santa Apolónia to Castelo Branco.

  • The trip will be along Tagus River, with an amazing view.

  • Some historical and curiosity facts will be revealed during the trip.

  • The train will be an unique experience, with regional food tasting and traditional music.

18:00: Arrival at Castelo Branco - Bus to Idanha-a-Velha

19:30: Welcome Cocktail at Historical Idanha-a-Velha Cathedral

20:30: Transfer to the Hotel

14th November – Monday

09:30 – Welcome Note – Mayor Armindo Jacinto

09:45– Presentation of the Food Lab, powered by Bloom Consulting Filipe Roquette

10:15 – A World of Opportunities – BGI

10:30 – Digitization Opportunities - Thomas Kosters, EIT Digital

10:45 – Networking Coffee Break by Escola Superior de Idanha.

11:15 - Introduction to Entrepreneurial Ecosystem – Sara Monteiro (Converde), Pedro Barroso and Angelo Rocha (Miosótis); Miguel Lupi (Faarm)


– Digitalization of Farming Panel, moderated by Thomas Kösters with Liliana Marques and João Igor (CoolFarm); Orlando Remédios (Sensefinity); Miguel Lupi (Faarm).

12:00 12:30 – FoodTech round table discussion:

  • CO2 mitigation: Alfredo Vasconcelos (Boom Land), Samuel Infante (Quercus);

  • Water and Energy: Eyal Gibstein (EcoWavePower);

  • Circular economy: Miguel Coelho (EcoCampos), Pedro Matos (Greenfest);

  • Logistics & distribution channels: Alex Fisher (Saturn Bioponics), James Scarmozzino (Sunergetic);

  • Biotech: Stefan Doeblin (Sementes Vivas), Henrique Gomes (Biofrade)

13:30 – Networking Lunch – Restaurant “Baroa

15:00 – Real Cases Session:

  • CO2 mitigation: José Cabral (Querie), Michael Thornton (Carbon Analytics);

  • Water and Energy: João Cotter (AquaPonics);

  • Circular economy: Guilherme Silva (Casa em Movimento), Iris van Wanrooij (Dutch Awearness)

  • Logistics & distribution channels: Bob Shatten (TeraCool), Orlando Remédios (Sensefinity)

  • Biotech: João Igor & Liliana Marques (CoolFarm), Tiago Sá (WiseCrop);

20:30 – FoodTech Gala – Restaurant “Senhora da Graça” with local entertainment

15th November – Tuesday

10:00 – Networking: Showcase of invited Start-ups

13:00 – Networking Lunch – Restaurant “Espanhol

Any questions please do not hesitate to contact us: sofia.fernandes@bgi.pt, +351 918 702 311

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