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F&A Next: ACTTiVAte early-morning workshop

May 15 @ 08:30 - 12:00

Innovation through Technology Transfer in the agri-food, IT, health and aerospace sectors. Results from ACTTiVAte: an EU-Horizon2020 funded supporting program with focus on tech-transfer innovation by SMEs.

Wageningen Economic Research, AgriFood Capital and Oost NL, members of the EU-project ACTTiVAte, have the honor of inviting you to participate in the early-morning workshop “Innovation through Technology Transfer in the agri-food, IT, health and aerospace sectors”, which will take place in the early morning of the 15th of May, at Wageningen University and Research Campus.

Starting the session with an introduction speach by Rabobank Innovation Manager Niels Snoep, sharing his thoughts and experiences with stimulation innovation at the SME level. As project team, we will present you the lessons we have learned in ACTTiVAte, from the perspective of partners & participating SMEs. The third step in the workshop will be to jointly exercise the ideas and steps to be taken beyond the ACTTiVAte project in realizing and commercializing of three different cross-sectoral innovation cases. We will do this in an interactive way with three cases from ACTTiVAte.

This workshop is a warming-up for F&A Next 2019, which is organized on 15th  & 16th  of  May, also at Wageningen Campus (NB. separate registration is necessary for F&A Next).

If interested in this workshop, please register per email to Mrs. Joline Brouwer (joline.brouwer@oostnl.nl).


08:30 Registration & joint breakfast buffet
09:00 Welcome and opening
09:05 Guest speaker: Niels Snoep, Innovation Manager Food & Agri, Rabobank
‘Innovation challenges for SMEs, a perspective from Rabobank’
09:35 Reflection & discussion on results of the ACTTiVAte project
10:00 Coffee break
10:15 Interactive group sessions on 3 cross-over innovation cases from ACTTiVAte
11:10 Feedback of groups
11:30 Closing (participants of F&A NEXT conference can walk to ORION building and registrate)
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May 15
08:30 - 12:00
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GAIA building – Wageningen UR Campus
Droevendaalsesteeg 3, 6708 PB Wageningen
Wageningen, Netherlands
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