Jan 18, 2017 08:00 PM
Jan 20, 2017 06:00 PM
|Where||West Common, Harpenden AL5 2JQ|
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Rothamsted Research and the Rothamsted Centre for Research and Enterprise (RoCRE) are pleased to announce the inaugural Rothamsted Open Innovation Forum (ROIF) taking place 18-20 January 2017. Bringing together thought leaders and R&D experts within the Agri-Tech sector, the Rothamsted Open Innovation Forum is designed to accelerate collaboration in the development of game-changing innovations required to address global food and nutrition security challenges.
Open Innovation practice has advanced the development of new products and services in a number of sectors, notably digital, pharma and life sciences. Rothamsted Research, with its legacy of cutting-edge fundamental and applied research within agri-sciences, alongside academic and industry partners, is leading on promoting Open Innovation in the agri-food sector.
|define how Open Innovation can work best within the agri-food sector;|
|showcase best practice in Open Innovation within related sectors;|
|identify opportunities for collaboration in pre-competitive areas where Open Innovation will enable accelerated progress.|
Meet and work with international delegates from across the agri-food supply chain and beyond. Experts in crop protection, plant breeding, seeds, animal and crop traits , crop nutrition, animal breeding, animal feed, animal health, agronomy, primary production, food manufacture and food retailing will be in attendance to work collaboratively on pre-defined challenges in the agri-food space. In addition to this, businesses involved in development of intelligent mechanical and electronic devices, sensors and equipment that could have applications in agri-tech will also be involved.