Fostering the food tech innovation

May 31 – June 1, 2023
Warsaw, Poland

1000

Attendees

40

Countries

150

Speakers

2

Networking days

Rethinking food and nutrition.
For people. For the planet. For good.

Here, at Food Tech Congress, we believe in the power of tech, entrepreneurship and networking to push the food industry forward and speed up the revolution. It is only through this collaborative effort that we can truly make a difference and build a better tomorrow.

The annual Food Tech Congress is where innovation thrives, bold ideas spark and business gets done. In two action-packed days, we host the most prominent food tech entrepreneurs, innovators, investors, and government leaders from all around the globe to solve the pressing challenges of the industry.

For the upcoming edition, we’re changing things up with 12 brand new conference themes. From food as medicine to alternative proteins, food waste and agritech 5.0, our discussions will draw you in and drive you forward.

Speakers

Christina Ulardic

Christina Ulardic

Partner @ Astanor Ventures

Gil Horsky

Gil Horsky

Senior Director Venture Investments @ SnackFutures, Mondelēz International

Nigel Hughes

Nigel Hughes

Senior Vice President Global R&D and Innovation @ Kellogg

Faisal Zanjani

Faisal Zanjani

Global Head of Open Innovation & Experimentation @ The Coca-Cola Company

Marie Asano

Marie Asano

Partner @ ECFB (European Circular Bioeconomy Fund)

Signe Causse

Signe Causse

Global Innovation Marketing Leader, Re-Imagine Wellness @ IFF

Andrew D. Ive

Andrew D Ive

General Managing Partner @ Big Idea Ventures

Ohad Maiman

Ohad Maiman

CEO @ The Kingfish Company

Leah von Siemens

Leah von Siemens

Partner @ Manta Ray

Alexander Wiegelmann

Alexander Wiegelmann

General Partner @ KWS SAAT SE & Co. KGaA

Chloe Sorovino

Chloe Sorvino

Staff Writer @ Forbes Magazine

Owen Oliva

Owen Oliva

F&B Sr. Director @ Walmart

Victor Penev

Victor Penev

Founder and CEO @ Edamam

Elise Godinez Kern

Elise Godinez Kern

SVP, Data and Insights @ Aromyx

Jowita Sewerska

Jowita Sewerska

Investment Director @ European Circular Bioeconomy Fund (ECBF)

Mayla Correia

Mayla Correia

Research & Innovation Manager @ Danone

Deniz Ficicioglu

Deniz Ficicioglu

Co-Founder and CEO @ BettaF!sh

Giancarlo Addario

Giancarlo Addario

Principal @ Five Seasons Ventures

Kristina Zalnieraite

Kristina Žalnieraitė

Head of Nutrition & Wellness @ Kilo Health

Katharina Elisa Davids

Katharina Elisa Davids

CEO and Cofounder @ Seedtrace

Hannah Lester

Dr Hannah Lester

CEO/Principal Consultant @ Amgen Consulting

Amir Zaidman

Amir Zaidman

VP Business Development @ The Kitchen Hub

Kristen Rocca

Kristen Rocca

Principal @ Unovis Asset Management

Moritz Waldstein

Moritz Waldstein

Founder and CEO @ Mitte

Shayna Harris

Shayna Harris

Co-Founder and Managing Partner @ Supply Change Capital

Martin Habfast

Martin Habfast

Co-founder @ Umiami

Anastasia Volkova

Dr Anastasia Volkova

CEO and Co-Founder @ Regrow Ag

Felipe Lima

Felipe Lima

Strategy Director BU Beef @ Vion Food Group

Claire Smith

Claire Smith

CEO @ Beyond Investing

Prashant Singh

Prashant Singh

VP Purchase and Supply Chain @ Ecozen

Nikita Michelsen

Nikita Michelsen

Founder & CEO @ Pearlita Foods

Giovanni Causapruno

Giovanni Causapruno

Agrifood Business Unit Manager @ xFarm Technologies

Steve Matzke

Steve Matzke

Sr. Manager - Pioneering Innovation @ CP Kelco

Michelle Lee

Michelle Lee

Co-Founder @ Lypid

Peter Schmetz

Peter Schmetz

Investment Manager @ Vorwerk Ventures

Lalit Gautam

Lalit Gautam

CEO @ SenseGrass

Frederic Grimault

Frederic Grimault

Head of Business Development and Marketing EMEA and Asia @ Biotalys

Matthew Tebeau

Matthew Tebeau

Chief Operational Officer @ Proteonpharma

Fotis Fotiadis

Fotis Fotiadis

CEO and Co-Founder @ Better Origin

Nick Ouzounov

Nick Ouzounov

Co-Founder and CTO @ Geltor

Julian Melchiorri

Julian Melchiorri

Founder & CEO @ Arborea

Alexander Gänsdorfer

Alexander Gänsdorfer

CMO und Co-Founder @ neoh

Julian Melchiorri

Philippe Birker

Co-Founder, Regenerative Culture & Partnerships @ Climate Farmers

Michael Betz

Dr Michael Betz

Head of Food Technology @ Handtmann

Annette Kauppinen

Annette Kauppinen

CMO @ Meeat

Carole Bingley

Carole Bingley

Technical Specialist @ RSSL (Reading Scientific Services)

Hamutal Yitzhak

Hamutal Yitzhak

CEO @ Else Nutrition

Stephan Vogel

Stephan Vogel

VC Investor @ World Fund

Jurgen Sonneborn

Jurgen Sonneborn

Senior advisor Foreign Direct Investment Food @ Oost NL

Tom Chapman

Tom Chapman

Head of Food Systems Impact @ Sentient Ventures

Maija Itkonen

Maija Itkonen

CEO & Co-founder @ Onego

Florian Herkner

Florian Herkner

Global Platform Manager @ Symrise

Steve Winshel

Steve Winshel

Chief Executive Officer @ FullFill

Jordi Ràfols Fernández

Jordi Ràfols Fernández

CEO @ Innoget

Can Algul

Can Algul

Co-Founder, CEO @ Pubinno

Mike Seely

Mike Seely

CEO @ Native Microbials

Ralf Kölle

Ralf Kölle

CEO @ scitis

Tristan Rousselle

Tristan Rousselle

Founder and Deputy CEO @ Aryballe

Ofek Ron

Ofek Ron

CEO @ Plantish

We announce new speakers every week.
Stay tuned!

What to expect

Food For Thought

We are bringing together impactful senior investors, entrepreneurs and government leaders to discuss the pressing challenges plaguing our food supply chain. The main stage is where you’ll explore the market dynamics, learn from the best, and connect with people who build things – your next big thing starts here.

Innovators’ Spotlight

Meet a thriving startup network at the Tech Talks stage. We give the mic to 50+ brightest leaders that pave the way for the future of food and agriculture. Get inspired by the voices of ground-breaking entrepreneurs, make new connections and walk away with new business investment ideas.

Food Tech Challengers

At Food Tech Challengers, 60 most promising industry startups come together to showcase their game-changing solutions to remarkable panel of jury. What’s at stake? A chance to be crowned the Ultimate Food Tech Challenger of 2023! Join to hear the pitches from tech superstars and learn who is breaking the mould in food and agriculture.

Curated Networking

Make new partnerships using curated networking opportunities at Food Tech Congress. Our Speed Dating programme matches startup executives with leading investors and corporations in a series of efficient 15-minute 1:1 meetings. It has never been easier to get unprecedented access to decision makers, investors, and a community of shared interests.

Exhibit Space

On our mission to foster innovation, we are joining hands with leading food tech organisations, VC funds and startups. Engage in meaningful conversations, build new connections and find your future business partners at the expo area that will serve as the hub of the event. All the action will happen in one space allowing for constant connection between attendees and exhibitors throughout the event.

Unforgetabble Experience

At Food Tech Congress we are all about growing global food tech communities and unlocking unrivalled business opportunities. But we are not that serious all the time – we LOVE when productive meets fun. The event will be jam-packed with entertainment, live music, city tours, and innovative food, inspired by tradition as well as the latest trends.

Attendees

1000+
Attendees
140+
VCs & CVCs
100+
Corporates
350+
Startups

And many more

Why partner with
Food Tech Congress?

Every great journey involves amazing partnerships. On our mission to foster food tech innovation, we are joining hands with the industry’s leading organisations, venture capital funds, startups and media companies to build a future that can enable climate recovery, food security, and global health. Become our partner and unlock unrivalled business growth opportunities.

Brand Awareness

Partnering with Food Tech Congress gives you a unique opportunity to showcase your brand to the world’s leading publications and more than 200 000 food tech industry stakeholders. Position your company as a sponsor, gain unparalleled reach and unlock new business horizons.

Networking

Our event is designed for you to engage in meaningful conversations, build new connections and find your future business partners. At Food Tech Congress, we offer unrivalled networking tools and opportunities, allowing you to meet decision makers leading your industry.

Speaking Opportunities

Share your company’s success story and present your innovations, solutions or services to a global audience. From hosting a keynote to a panel session, our tailored packages allow you to position your company as a market leader.

Media & Industry Partners

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Venue & Hotels

Welcome To Warsaw
Warsaw

This year’s Food Tech Congress is taking place in Warsaw – the dynamic capital of Poland – at the trendy Praga Koneser Center. One of the most exciting cities to visit in Europe offers an intellectual feast that’s rich in history and charm.

Home to luxury retail outlets and modern skyscrapers resting next to historic libraries and museums, the city is known for the unique atmosphere that is both cosmopolitan and, at the same time, rather raw.

Make the most of your time at Food Tech Congress by staying in one of the recommended hotels and soak in the electrifying energy of the city.

Warsaw

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