Microbes, Fermentation and the Creation of Novel Foods
Add even more value to your time at Future Food-Tech, as you network and learn from industry leaders and innovators specializing in microbes, fermentation and the creation of novel foods.
This half-day workshop on March 18 will deep dive into new microbial technologies, changing regulatory processes for novel foods, communicating these technologies to the consumer and capital allocation. Our pre-summit workshop will then round off with attendees coming together to tackle a specific industry problem within the space.
The workshop will take place at 1pm on March 18, 2020
479 Jessie St,
Keynote Presentation: Feeding Our Growing World with Fewer Resources
Crystal Ball Session: Microbial Technologies to Revolutionize our Food System
• What new microbial technologies do we see revolutionizing the way we produce food over the next decade?
• What gaps not being addressed in the spectrum of food could benefit from more innovation?
• What new ways of processing are proving successful in developing nutritional benefits of foods whilst delivering unique, rich taste?
• What platforms will be key in scaling products when success is experienced?
Betting Big with Moonshot Technology
Two of the most exciting companies in the space showcase their ground-breaking solutions.
Regulatory Processes to Compliment Innovation
• What challenges associated to designed microorganisms and food are regulators facing?
• How are regulators responding to these fast changes in the food system?
• What advice can regulators give to novel food innovators to speed up the approval process?
Our Perspective: Communicating Value to the Consumer
• How do consumers get their information, and how is the industry creating transparency?
• How are companies approaching the communication, labeling and marketing of genetically modified processes and novel products?
• How is the industry verifying claims around sustainability to the consumer?
• What is the best way to approach managing expectations with new technology?
More Pharma Than Farmer: Providing Patient Capital to Scale Innovation
• How will biotech funding change in the next 10 years?
• What approaches differ when funding start-ups with long development times?
• From idea to delivering at scale – what role does investment play in helping to translate innovations from a pilot plant to large scale distribution?
Campfire Session: Collaborating Towards a Better Future
In this closing session, delegates will break out into groups and work together to discuss potential solutions to a pressing industry problem. Each group will then present their findings at the end
Closing Remarks and End of Workshop