16 May 2019
08:30 – 09:00
WTC Hall Salas Sur (1st floor)
09:00 – 09:30
WTC Sala Sur 5 (1st floor)
Welcome and Introduction of projects EPRISE (Cecilia Pinto, Project Coordinator, OPTITEC) and FoodPackLab (Gawel Walczak, Project Coordinator, secpho)
09:30 – 11:00
WTC Sala Sur 5 (1st floor)
Companies pitching in front of Expert Panel Part 1 (Topics: plant production, animal production, environment, food processing)
  • Lorenza Tuccio, CNR - IFAC, Photonics for the assessment of table grape ripeness: the successful case of the first Photonics Roadshow in Florence
  • Ricardo Díaz, AINIA, Can photonics improve food security? Success stories of AINIA
  • Gemma García Mandayo, Ceit-IK4, Sensors and laser technologies for food packaging
  • Iker García, ADVANCED OPTICAL TECHNOLOGIES S.L., Spectroscopy systems integrated in food manufacturing and processing equipment
  • Marta Avila, Sincrotrón ALBA, Food under the light of the synchrotron
  • Ramón Villanova, Photon Lines , Hyperespectral technics in the food industry
  • Thierry Berthou, SILIOS technologies, Hybridization of Multispectral Filters: Emergence and Deployment of an integrated technology for Spectrometry & Multispectral imaging
  • Victor Bernando, Hamamatsu Photonics, (tbc)
  • Sara Calomarde, AMS Technologies, Helping packaging and labeling companies to enhance their photonic technologies
  • Conny Hanghøj, VIFU, Innovation in the Food Sector
  • Enric Pedrós, FEMAC, Future Emerging and Modern Agriculture in Catalonia
11:00 – 11:30
WTC Hall Salas Sur (1st floor)
Coffee Break
11:30 – 13:30
WTC Sala Sur 5 (1st floor)
Companies Pitching in front of Expert Panel Part 2 (Topics: plant production, animal production, environment, food processing)
  • Robin de Bruijn, Philips Innovation Services, Development and manufacturing of Micro-assembled Photonic and Optical components – Overview of approaches from Philips’ background in electronic manufacturing
  • Alejandro Rosales, IRIS Technology, How Industry 4.0 acquires its sixth sense: spectroscopy and hyperspectral image in the production line
  • Elena Martínez, ATRIA Innovation, ATRIA Implementation cases of Technologies 4.0 in the Automotive sector transferred to Agrifood sector
  • Julián Merida, On-Laser Systems, Laser Applications for Food & Packaging
  • Pablo Aitor Postigo, Instituto de Micro y Nanotecnología, Low-cost optical sensor for fast and accurate determination of liquid mixtures in foods or beverages
  • Hugues Tariel, DAIFIR, Pathway from medical to food industry, ups and downs
  • Deitze Otaduy, IK4-Tekniker, Photonic technologies to transform the agri-food sector into the industry 4.0
  • Tim Zander and David Kaczmarek, TU Berlin, Current situation of smart plant lighting
  • Katia Chernysheva, Greentropism, Artificial intelligence for photonic sensors in food & agroindustry
  • Felipe López, Zabala Innovation Consulting, Funding opportunities through innovation
  • Adriana Freitas, Muster Ventures, Strategies on Funding - Investors and Startups Expectations
13:30 – 15:00
WTC Terrace
Networking Lunch
15:00 – 17:00
WTC Salas Sur 4 + 11 (1st floor)
Innovation Workshop with Experts and Companies (Part 1 )

Group 1 with Sergio at Meeting Room S4

  • Challenge (4): How autonomous systems will provide food in the most extreme environments? Adrián Navarro Moya, SMART BIOSYSTEM
  • Challenge (2): Detection and elimination of bitter almonds, Nuria CANAMASAS GUARDIOLA and Simó Alegre, IRTA

Group 2 with Gawel at Meeting Room S11

  • Challenge (1): How can manure transform, from a residual or waste to a valuable throughput to the next phase in the cycle, Nancy Wester, Provincie Noord-Brabant
  • Challenge (6): identification of low-density foreign bodies in processed vegetables, Raquel Gómez Martínez, CLUSTER FOOD+i
17:00 – 18:00
WTC Sala Sur 10 (1st floor)
Meetings B2B
1:1 Meetings
18:00 – 20:00
Networking Tour in Vintage Vans
20:00 – 22:00
Restaurant Norai Raval at Museo Marítimo (Av. de les Drassanes, s/n)
Networking Dinner
17 May 2019
09:30 – 10:00
WTC Hall Salas Sur (1st floor)
Arrival & Welcome Coffee
10:00 – 11:30
WTC Sala Sur 4 (1st floor)
Innovation Workshop with Experts and Companies (Part 2)
  • Challenge (5): Non-invasive detection of physical-chemical parameters in the production of wine, Jaume Gramona de Gramona, Codorniu
  • Challenge (3): Sustainable Cultivation of Specialty Coffee, Ansgar Elfgen, Umami Area
10:00 – 13:30
WTC Sala Sur 10 (1st floor)
Meetings B2B (in parallel)
1:1 Meetings
11:30 – 12:00
WTC Hall Salas Sur (1st floor)
Coffee Break
12:00 – 13:30
WTC Sala Sur 5 (1st floor)
Panel of experts: Business opportunities and advice
  • Natalia Nicolau, ACCIÓ, Opportunities in Catalonia - Nuclis Internacionals
  • Carla Ruiz, ACCIÓ,  EU funding opportunities for Research and Innovation projects
  • Hedwige Verherbrugghen, Pack4Food, Food packaging of the Future
  • Jaume Castellà, CD6 - UPC, CD6 - A photonics-based entrepreneurial ecosystem
  • Robert McDougall, Keltie LLP, Saving money and avoiding pitfalls with IP
  • Viola Prifti, HTW Berlin, Is there a link between intellectual property models and sustainable agriculture?
  • Norbert Reichl, Food Processing Initiative e.V., Food Innovation – Funding For SME
  • Mireia Robert, Packaging Cluster, Internationalising Technologies for packaging sector - missions to Canada, China and USA
  • Juha Purmonen, Photonics Finland, FoodTechFinland
13:30 – 15:30
Restaurant Maritim (Moll d'Espanya, 4)
Farewell Cocktail Lunch
The event agenda's time zone is CEST.