Program

OPENING CONFERENCE

cured by ITALIAN EXHIBITION GROUP in partnership with Seeds&Chips

"SIGEP NEXT: FOODSERVICE 5.0"

Discussing the Industry's Innovation & Trends

 

The session will consist of a debate focusing on the different trends currently in force in the services market for the agri-food sector, with particular reference to the main innovations both at national and international level. In fact, a number of different industry ecosystem representatives are expected to take part in order to provide SIGEP visitors and exhibitors with updated tools and in-depth analysis within a complete overview of new global trends. The session will start with a broader look at the topic of innovation in the agri-food sector and then focus on concrete cases of the establishment, acceleration and development of companies and start-ups, also analysing aspects related to the new tools and methods of communication and marketing, in a context of global competition.  We will listen to the successful business histories of three innovative solutions to complete the picture from a public perspective, before concluding with the presentation of successful case histories and an overall summary of the new opportunities described.

OPENING GREETINGS:

- Lorenzo Cagnoni, President of Italian Exhibition Group

- Andrea Gnassi, Mayor of Rimini

- Emma Petitti, Councilor for the Budget, Institutional Reorganization, Human Resources and Equal Opportunities Emilia Romagna Region

- Dario Franceschini, Minister of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism

PROGRAM:

  • Marco Gualtieri - Seeds&Chips

        Ecosystem scenario at global level

  • Marzia Anelli - H-Farm

        Innovation, acceleration, Open Innovation with companies

  • Alessandro Orlandi - Saatchi&Saatchi

        WOW/ADV

  • Matteo Parisi - Vinhood

  • Maria Pisano - Bio Innotech
  • Ed Rogers - Bonumose
  • Matteo Vignoli - Unimore / Future Food Institute

        Ingredients for the innovation in the agri-food sector

SPEAKERS PROFILES:

MARCO GUALTIERI, FOUNDER & CHAIRMAN - SEEDS&CHIPS

Founder of Seeds&Chips. A visionary Entrepreneur with his sights always set on the future and on different sectors. Founder of TicketOne, the first e-commerce platform for selling tickets, and other successful startups.

Seeds&Chips is one of the world's leading food innovation events. An exceptional showcase entirely dedicated to the promotion of technologically advanced solutions and talents from all over the world. www.seedsandchips.com

MATTEO VIGNOLI - UNIMORE / FUTURE FOOD INSTITUTE

University Researcher in Economic-Management Engineering at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, sole Italian member of the Thinking Design SUGAR network, an international network of universities coordinated by Stanford University.

The Future Food Institute is an entire ecosystem that makes food innovation a key tool to face the great challenges of the future, connecting with the world and promoting the local territory. https://www.unimore.it http://futurefood.network/institute/

MARZIA ANELLI, PROGRAM MANAGER - H-FARM

Program Leader of H-FARM, the world's first venture incubator. Born and raised in the province of Milan, she studied in both Italy and Berlin, where she soon became passionate about the world of innovation and start-ups.

H-Farm offers all-inclusive acceleration programs to help top national and international start-ups grow. They provide companies with the opportunity to work with the best entrepreneurs in the world. http://www.h-farm.com/it#no-back

ALESSANDRO ORLANDI, CREATIVE DIRECTOR - SAATCHI&SAATCHI

Creative Director of Saatchi & Saatchi Italia. He began in a small communication company and after a few years he went beyond traditional communication to enter the online world, immediately using it as an experimental channel.

Saatchi & Saatchi is one of the most important advertising agencies in the world. It grew from a start-up in London in 1970 to a global creative communications company with over 6000 employees. http://saatchi.com/it-it

MATTEO PARISI, CO-FOUNDER - VINHOOD

A graduate in economics and management for public administrations and international institutions; he was a strategic and innovative consultant for IBM for three years; Co-Founder of VINHOOD.

VINHOOD is a young company with an innovative identity, founded in 2016, whose aim is to simplify the world of wine and food. https://www.vinoaporter.com

MARIA PISANO, FOUNDER - BIO INNOTECH

A graduate in Industrial and Environmental Biotechnology, Co-founder and Researcher at BioInnoTech s.r.l. Thanks to her internship experience she has acquired knowledge and skills in the use of biomass as renewable source to obtain products with high added value.

BioInnoTech s.r.l. is a start-up born to enhance the value of food waste, giving it a new life. http://www.bioinnotech.it

ED ROGERS, FOUNDER - BONUMOSE

Ed Rogers is Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of Bonumose.

Bonumose is a technological company focused on the production of food ingredients. Bonumose's technology aims to significantly simplify and reduce the cost of producing healthier sweeteners such as alulose and tagatose. http://bonumose.com/