Top FoodTech Events 2024

2024 promises to be a pivotal year for the rapidly expanding food tech landscape, offering a multitude of significant events that provide a platform for leaders and entrepreneurs to connect, collaborate, and delve into the latest innovations shaping the industry.

As the global food tech community continues its exponential growth, these events present invaluable opportunities to explore, create, and gain insights into transformative projects set to revolutionize the food tech landscape sustainably. Stay tuned for a year filled with impactful gatherings, fostering meaningful connections and driving the future of food technology.


January 18-19: S4i | Madrid

Science for Industry is the largest international meeting point for Deep Science. Organized by Universidad Autónoma de Madrid and BeAble Capital, S4i is an ambitious international event. S4i will showcase the most disruptive research projects in today’s leading industrial sectors and will connect universities, research centers, leading companies, and Science Equity funds from all over the world. 


February 7-8: MEVO | Barcelona

MEVO is a leaders summit that exclusively brings in-person up to 250 decision makers from the alternative protein space, spanning prominent to small-sized manufacturers, commercial producers, investors, cutting-edge technology providers, intellectuals, brands, and future food vanguards who want to increase their knowledge and footprint in this lucrative growth market. 2024 will focus on scale-up strategies, global regulatory developments, highlighting new revenue streams, and cutting-edge innovation. The programme will showcase innovative partnering, the latest technologies, best practices, and advanced strategies that reduce time-to-market, solutions that minimize production costs, and knowledge sharing to learn optimal scale-up globally. 

February 13-15: 4th Fermentation-Enabled Alternative Protein Summit | San Francisco

The 4th Fermentation-Enabled Alternative Protein Summit returns as the definitive, flagship forum to drill down into the end-to-end technical and strategic challenges of commercializing an alternative protein. This is an opportunity offering 3-days and 3-tracks of exclusive evidence-driven case studies, discussions, and premium networking with 300+ senior industry stakeholders. It will welcome leading investors, alternative protein producers, CPGs, retailers, brand names, ingredient providers, media, and equipment providers to this end-to-end networking and learning summit. 

February 29: Tomorrow Matters| Oxfordshire

Embark on a transformative journey into the ever-evolving world of clean technology at Tomorrow Matters. Accelerate your cleantech venture, unlock promising investment opportunities, and forge strategic partnerships to stand at the forefront of sustainable transformation. Tailored for all cleantech industry players – entrepreneurs, investors, government, academics, global and regional corporations – Tomorrow Matters allows you to connect and tackle pressing environmental issues with sustainable solutions, disruptive tech, expert insights, and impactful investment strategies.


March 6-7: Plant-Based Foods & Proteins Course | Wageningen

The plant-based foods & proteins course by Bridge2Food taking place in Wageningen (an epicenter of FoodTech) dives into the world of alternative proteins and plant-based foods, with interactive workshops by experienced industry professionals.This specially crafted course will give you the inside scoop on the latest developments in this field. It’s not just about listening passively – you’ll actually roll up your sleeves and get involved in the food-making process from start to finish during the hands-on workshops. Plus, you’ll have the chance to connect with other like-minded individuals, fostering collaboration and sharing of ideas. The Course seamlessly combines theory and practice, creating a truly immersive experience. Prepare to engage your senses as you touch, smell, and taste your way through this enriching journey. 

March 14-15: Starco | Bogota

Startco is the first live startup auction in Latin America. An event, from entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, where it will manage to bring together the entire ecosystem of the region under one roof, focusing on those startups that are in advanced stages and with a minimum annual income of USD 25,000.This is an experience in which more than 11,000 entrepreneurs have shared their ideas live, obtaining multimillion-dollar investments in real time and reaching their maximum potential in the competitive business world.

March 18-21: Alimentaria | Barcelona

Alimentaria is the international meeting of reference for all professionals in the food, beverage, and food service industry, thanks to its attractive offer which is based on the sector’s key markets and their consumer trends. In this edition, the show increases the options for participation and enhances its differential values: internationalization, innovation, gastronomy, and specialization. A must-see event that multiplies business opportunities.

March 19-20: World Agritech USA | San Francisco

The World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit in San Francisco unites more than 2500 global leaders and pioneering businesses dedicated to advancing and investing in technologies to build a stronger, more resilient agri-food supply chain. With a focus on harnessing nature-based solutions to meet climate commitments, and successful paths for commercializing biological inputs, next-generation breeding, AI, and automation, an outstanding speaking faculty uncovers the innovations and investment propelling new value creation in this sector. Celebrating its 12th year, this flagship event will transform the Marriott Marquis on March 19-20, 2024 into the epicenter of the agri-food industry for two days of high-level discussion, powerful networking, and deal-making.

March 19-22: Anuga FoodTec | Cologne

Anuga FoodTec is the most important information and business platform for new concepts and innovative developments in the international foodtech scene. It is the world’s only supplier fair that competently covers all aspects of food and beverage production – from process technology and filling and packaging technology to food safety, packaging, digitalization, and intralogistics. As a new sector, there will be an exhibition area for environmental technology and energy for the first time in 2024. 

March 20-22: South Summit Brasil | Porto Alegre

South Summit, the leading event for the global entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem, co-organised by IE University, will hold its third edition in Brazil between the 20th and 22nd of March 2024. South Summit will be held, once again, in Porto Alegre with the aim of creating real business opportunities between investors, corporations and startups, as well as generating high-value connections between the Brazilian and Latin American innovation ecosystem and the rest of the world.

March 21-22: Hello Tomorrow Global Summit | Paris 

Hello Tomorrow is the largest and widest Deep Tech network as well as helping Deep Tech startups and corporations build new solutions. At this summit you can deepen your knowledge of emerging technologies and strengthen your business amongst a curated guest list of over 3000 leaders in their fields. Watch pitches on the pioneers stage, from the best startups selected through the Hello Tomorrow Global Challenge

March 21-22: Future Food-Tech SF | San Francisco

Future Food-Tech returns to San Francisco on March 21-22, 2024! Join over 1700 global leaders from across the food industry for two action-packed days of unmissable industry insights, product tastings, start-up pitches, live cooking demos and plenty of networking opportunities. Across the two-day programme, thought-leaders will delve into crucial topics ranging from tackling food and nutritional insecurity, to improving health through nutritional enhancement and leveraging food as medicine solutions. Expert speakers will explore the latest thinking on the role of AI in scaling alt-protein production, and the rapid growth of automation and robotics across the value chain.

March 26-27: American Food Innovate Summit | Atlanta

The American Food Innovate Summit, is a place where passion about shaping the future of food is brought together! The journey of the summit started with a simple yet powerful idea: to bring experts together and the way we think about, create, distribute, and enjoy food. Join leading food innovators, professionals, and experts as they discuss the newest innovations, technologies, and developments in the industry Over 2 days they will share cutting-edge case studies and exciting stories that can help you improve your product launch success rate.

March 26-28: Cultivated Meat & Seafood Bioprocessing Summit | Amsterdam

The Cultivated Meat & Seafood Bioprocessing Summit Europe is the brand-new, definitive European forum to taste the future with technical case studies and premium networking to achieve uncompromised taste, nutrition, and quality for novel food this decade. It will welcome the who’s who of the European cellular agriculture community, from industry founders to innovative start-ups, service providers, investor, and beyond to unlock efficient cell line development, scalable media formulations, and cutting-edge bioprocess techniques Don’t miss the opportunity to join the forefront of food innovation alongside 60+ other alternative protein pioneers as it will gather technical insights and lessons learned to shape the future of cultivated meat and seafood.

March 26-28: Novel Strain Engineering & Development for Alternative Proteins Summit  | Amsterdam

The Novel Strain Engineering & Development for Alternative Proteins Summit draws on the esteemed Fermentation-Enabled Alternative Protein Series, shifting to a specialized focus on transforming your strain engineering and optimization by leveraging the power of microfluidics, ultra-high throughput, and advanced genetic tools. Streamlining Your Strain Development Timeline With Enhanced Performance, Protein Functionality & Scalability.


April 9-10:  Bridge2Food PB Foods & Proteins Summit Americas | Minneapolis

Join the Summit Americas to position yourself amongst the top plant-based foods and proteins industry thought leaders and disruptors in North America and the world. This Summit will provide invaluable networking opportunities while experts from CPG, ingredient development, processing, industry organizations, and universities all share their latest findings and insights. Summit Americas will focus on current trends, the growth of the market, investments, and collaboration opportunities. Themes of affordability, accessibility, healthy diets & nutrition, and sustainability will be central as they are focal points of the Sustainable Development Goals.

April 9-11: Sweden Foodtech Big Meet | Stockholm

Sweden Foodtech together with Gastronord and Stockholmsmässan are building a global meeting place for the future with a focus on sustainability and innovation with an international touch. The cooperation’s first impact will be 9–11 April 2024 when Sweden Foodtech’s leading foodtech conference “Big Meet” moves to Gastronord, the Nordics’ largest fair for the professional food sector. 2 full days of amazing speakers, panels, networking, matchmaking and of course – the legendary Test Kitchen – where it will be dissecting what’s already out there and learn what’s about to arrive. And how these products and services will fare in the next-gen food system for the next generation, which is what the BIG MEET is all about fostering!  They will have leading chefs, entrepreneurs and experts from all over the world.

April 16-17: Sustainable Sourcing | Ascot

Sustainable Sourcing will be Providing you with a unique opportunity to learn and share how to make significant progress toward a sustainable ingredients supply chain based on nature-positive strategies and solutions. Partner with upstream suppliers for a seamless shift to regenerative practices

2 days. 40 speakers. 200 attendees. Benefit from keynote plenary sessions, tailored break-out sessions, supplier roundtable discussions, and networking opportunities designed to help you guide you through the future of sustainable sourcing.

April 16-17: Taste of Better | Ascot

Tastes of Better is a one-of-a-kind event series connecting food innovation professionals working across product development and reformulation with leading innovative ingredient suppliers. 2024 sees Tastes of Better returning to Ascot and Manchester, and debuting in Dublin. Solve your innovation challenges with groundbreaking solutions and innovative ingredients These events are designed for industry professionals working in product development across brands, manufacturers, retail, foodservice and QSRs. 

April 16-18: Food4Future | Bilbao

Join the FoodTech 6.0 new era. Be part of Food 4 Future – Expo FoodTech, the leading FoodTech tradeshow and congress where to acquire cutting-edge technology, innovative products, and solutions that will boost the competitiveness and sustainability for the entire food value chain. Bilbao FoodTech World Summit is the leading congress to discover the key to food technology through an agenda for each professional profile.

April 16-18: Pick N Pack | Bilbao

PICK&PACK for FOOD INDUSTRY gives you a unique platform to promote your business to your target audience. Position your brand and meet for three days with industry leaders, prescribers and purchase decision-makers. PICK&PACK proposes to embrace digitalization, artificial intelligence, robotics, 3D printing, new processing systems or more sustainable materials for packaging, as well as the instruments that will transform companies into more efficient, intelligent and efficient factories and warehouses. 

April 23-25: Alternative Fats & Oils Summit  | Amsterdam

The alternative fats & oils summit will for the first time, bring together 60+ alternative fat developers with plant-based and alternative protein food tech innovators, ingredient providers, CPG companies, and investors. It will exhibit exclusive case studies and interactive discussion platforms that will provide you with unique insights into the production of plant-based, microbial, and cultivated fats and oils to eliminate their unsustainable counterparts. Harness Emulsion, Microbial & Cultivated Techniques to Create Animal-Free Fats & Oils That Outperform Their Unsustainable Counterparts in Taste, Texture & Nutritional Value

April 24-25: The Future of Protein Production | Chicago

FPP Chicago counts with more than 400 delegates expected and +40 exhibiting companies, this conference and exhibition  boasts an industry-leading agenda that showcases the latest innovative breakthroughs to help accelerate the commercialization and scaling of alternative proteins.

The senior executive-level conference presents an unbiased opportunity to explore and discuss this complex issue with world-leading experts. Discover a wide range of solutions that will have a positive impact through abolishing animal cruelty, reducing global pollution, and improving human health.

April 24-25: MadBlue | Madrid

MadBlue Impact Summit has established itself as the annual event in the innovation and impact investment sector in Madrid. For two days, entrepreneurs with the most innovative solutions, investors, organizations and institutions, key actors in the economy and regulatory bodies, and companies determined to become the leaders of the future, connect in this event where they share knowledge and build ties, synergies and the transactionality necessary to drive change towards a better planet and society.


May TBD: Trend Builders- AECOC | Barcelona 

May 10: Vegan Women Summit | California

Vegan Women Summit® (VWS) is a global events and media organization created to empower women to build a kinder, more sustainable world. Attendees of all backgrounds, including all genders, are invited to participate in the VWS community. The purpose is to shape the future by empowering the next generation of compassionate leaders. Vegan Women Summit® (VWS) is a global events and media organization dedicated to empowering women to build a kinder, more sustainable world.

May 14-15: Rethinking Materials 2024 | London

Rethinking Materials returns to the Hilton London Bankside on May 14-15. Join a community of over 300 materials pioneers for thought-leadership panels, start-up pitches, investor insights, targeted networking, and a busy 1-1 meetings hub. This international thought-leadership and networking event connects innovators, brands, producers, converters, and investors scaling sustainable alternative materials and circular solutions in consumer product and packaging value chains.

May 14-16: Vitafoods Europe | Geneva

Vitafoods Europe has been bringing the global nutraceutical community together every year to connect and do business, since 1997. It offers the perfect platform for businesses to thrive and forge long term collaborations, enrich their understanding and initiate critical conversations around the most pressing issues concerning the health and nutrition industry. Experience the world’s nutraceutical event, Discover the latest nutraceutical innovations and trends, Build new partnerships and grow your business, Connect with industry leaders and experts, and Showcase your thought leadership to the most relevant audience.

May 21-22: Blue Food Innovation Summit | London

Blue Food Innovation Summit returns to the Hilton London Bankside on May 21-22.

Join a community of over 350 aquaculture and blue food leaders for thought-leadership panels, start-up pitches, targeted networking, and a busy 1-1 meetings hub. The Blue Food Innovation Summit brings together leaders at the forefront of investing in and developing solutions for nature-positive, resilient aquaculture and ocean regeneration. From advancements in digital platforms and AI-driven production to carbon-reduced feed and aquatic health and welfare, expert speakers will share their strategies for a biodiverse, stronger, and more sustainable blue economy.

May 21-22: Taste of Better | Manchester

Tastes of Better is a one-of-a-kind event series connecting food innovation professionals working across product development and reformulation with leading innovative ingredient suppliers. 2024 sees Tastes of Better returning to Ascot and Manchester, and debuting in Dublin. Solve your innovation challenges with groundbreaking solutions and innovative ingredients These events are designed for industry professionals working in product development across brands, manufacturers, retail, foodservice and QSRs. 

May 22-23: F&A Next | Wageningen

F&A Next is about thought leadership and connecting promising startups and scale-ups to dedicated Food & Agtech investors and leading corporates. It includes two days of networking, pitching and debating the dynamics in food and agriculture. If you are wholeheartedly committed to the need for innovation in Food & Agriculture then make sure to join!

May 28-29: Foodtech Congress | Warsaw

The annual Food Tech Congress is where innovation thrives, bold ideas spark and business gets done. In two action-packed days,  the most prominent food tech entrepreneurs, innovators, investors, and government leaders from all around the globe come to solve the pressing challenges of the industry. For the upcoming edition, they’re changing things up with 10 brand new conference themes. From food as medicine, alternative proteins and precision fermentation to circular food systems and regenerative agriculture, the discussions will draw you in and drive you forward.


June 5-6: Bridge2Food PB Foods Summit Europe | Wageningen

Take part in Summit Europe to position yourself amongst the top plant-based foods and proteins industry thought leaders and disruptors in The Netherlands, Europe, and the world. With three tracks to choose from, the Summit will have something for everyone working in the plant-based food formulation sector. If you work for innovative ingredients manufacturers, alternative proteins suppliers, food brands, retailers & foodservice, equipment & processing providers, or related fields, this Summit is for you! The Summit will provide invaluable networking opportunities and experts will share the latest findings and insights of the entire value chain. The program will focus on the market, current trends, investments, and collaboration opportunities. Themes of affordability, accessibility, healthy diets & nutrition, and sustainability will be central, which are focal points of the Sustainable Development Goals.

June 5-7: South Summit | Madrid

The 13th edition of the South Summit is here. From June 5 to 7, South Summit will take place at La Nave, a unique location that brings together key players to drive business progress and growth.

The ecosystem thrives with a collaborative mindset to achieve collective growt. It aspire to build technology with a heartbeat. To understand that innovation is human. This is the roadmap to a human-centered future.

June 12-13:  Galicia Biodays 2024 | Vigo

Galicia Biodays is the reference Forum for the biotechnology and life sciences industry in the European Atlantic Area. The perfect setting to establish new contacts and synergies, generate business, develop new projects and get in touch with investors and clients.

June 13-14: Hack Summit | Lausanne

Hack Summit is Europe’s largest gathering of Climate Funders, Founders, LPs and Operators. No other ClimateTech event brings together so many impact-driven founders and investors from across Europe and beyond. Hear from the brightest minds in ClimateTech.

June 17-18: Future Food-Tech Alternative Proteins | Chicago

The Future Food-Tech Alternative Proteins summit brings together the world’s industry leaders to transform the food system through protein diversification. After a year of down-rounds and low valuations, how are leaders across the alt-protein space weathering the storm? Join 700+ decision makers from across the ecosystem on June 17-18 to delve into the game-changing trends for 2024, identify new sources of capital from VCs and beyond, and learn how disruptive brands are navigating regulatory pathways to reach consumer shelves.

June 18-19: World Agritech Latam | Sao Paulo

World Agri-Tech’s dedicated event to South America spotlights the vast potential the region in scaling innovation and driving the global transition to sustainable and climate-smart farming practices. With a regional content focus and international delegation, the summit offers an invaluable platform for sharing best practice, making new connections, and forming long-lasting business relationships. It brings the agri-food community together to São Paulo to tackle the biggest challenges in agriculture and food in exciting and innovative ways.

June 18-21 Alimentec by Anuga | Bogota

Alimentec is the leading platform for the food, beverage and HORECA, Retail and Large Supermarket sectors in Latin America and the Caribbean. The fair is today the ideal setting to present different products and services. It is a commercial event to meet, establish new business networks and learn about trends. At Alimentec, you will find in one place the most complete commercial display of supplies, machines, tools and inputs for the various applications in the sector, and learn about the latest trends in production processes and inputs.

June 20-21: Food Innovate | Madrid

The 22nd Annual Food Innovate Summit is a place where passion about shaping the future of food is brought together! The journey of the summit, started with a simple yet powerful idea: to bring experts together and the way we think about, create, distribute, and enjoy food. Join leading food innovators, professionals, and experts as they discuss the newest innovations, technologies and developments in the industry. The key speakers come from some of the largest companies to share their best practices, regulations, and techniques. Over 2 days they will share cutting-edge case studies and exciting stories exploring that can help you improve your product launch success rate. 


July 11-13 Fermentation-Enabled Alt.Pro. Europe | Amsterdam

The Fermentation-Enabled Alternative Protein Summit Europe will be returning in 2024. It will host key industry leaders from biotech and food tech, multinational consumer packaged goods, independent food brands and ingredient suppliers, looking towards scale-up and commercialization of next-generation alternative proteins.


August 26- September 3: Colombia Tech Week | Bogotá – Cali

Colombia Tech Week 2024 brings together Startups, VCs, accelerators, corporates and international tech communities, positioning Colombia as a hub for investment and culture. Join us for a week of powerful networking, attracting foreign investment and creating business opportunities. Experience a different kind of tech event.

August 28-30: Gofest | Bogotá

Gofest is the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Festival of the Bogotá Chamber of Commerce and seeks to strengthen the entrepreneurial ecosystem and promote new business ideas and startups. This event is a unique experience with various spaces such as keynote conferences, founders talks, conversations with experts, fireside chats, workshops, master classes, startup samples, networking spaces, bootcamps, among others. Gofest has become one of the most important entrepreneurship festivals in Latin America.

Immerse yourself in an atmosphere of learning, inspiration and collaboration. Learn from visionary leaders, learn about real experiences, talk with experts and acquire new skills in workshops and master classes. Meet emerging entrepreneurs, expand your network of contacts, find allies and boost your project.

August 28-30: Genera Summit | Bogotá

The Genera Summit is the meeting of a community that meets annually to connect with the main leaders who are mobilizing technological trends in the world and generating a positive impact on society.


September 30- October 1: World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit | London

The World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit in London is the leading European networking event for businesses at the forefront of investing in and developing technologies for nature-positive, resilient agriculture and food systems. Over two interactive days, curated panel discussions, start-up showcases, intimate breakouts, and a 1-1 meeting platform create a powerful networking environment to foster knowledge exchange and new business partnerships between industry leaders from around the globe.

September 3: Capital Summit | Cali

The Capital Summit is the investment epicenter of Latin America and a point of effective connections between investors, entrepreneurs, corporations and ecosystem entities.

The topics you will find at Capital Summit 2024 are Venture Capital, to explore how the venture investing landscape has evolved in response to challenges and opportunities, and how investors are adapting their strategies for the future. Corporate Venturing, to discover how large corporations are seeking to innovate and stay competitive by collaborating with startups and supporting the entrepreneurial ecosystem. Impact Venturing and COP16, to learn how investors are channeling their resources towards companies and projects that generate a positive financial return while contributing to the achievement of the COP16 Goals.


October 1-2: Nutrevent | Lille

NutrEvent is dedicated to innovation in Food, Human and Animal Nutrition. It aims at identifying industrial, scientific, commercial and financial partners for your R&D projects and innovations. NutrEvent gathers 600 international actors: Food, feed, clinical nutrition, food supplement, pharmaceutical industries and distributors, innovative ingredient and process suppliers, academic institutions, technology transfer organisations, research institutes, R&D services and consulting firms and investors.

October 2-3: The Food Tech Summit & Expo| Mexico City

The Food Tech is the leading exhibition for ingredients, additives, solutions, processing, and packaging in the Latin American food and beverage industry. It features a wide variety of suppliers showcasing the latest technological advancements, with over 450 exhibitors. The event includes top-tier conferences, with 45 free talks and six focused exclusively on food packaging. Additionally, there are networking areas designed for sector interaction, including coffee areas, lounges, and dining spaces. The Food Pack & Process Summit offers high-level training for professionals in food and beverage processing and packaging.

October 2-4: Conexión Summit| Medellín

Conexión Summit is where innovation and entertainment meet. The definitive meeting for startups in Colombia. Join us for an exciting day full of innovation, networking and entertainment. Discover the latest trends in technology and entrepreneurship while enjoying live performances and interactive activities. T aliquip ex ea commodo consequat.

October 2-3: Future Food-Tech | London

Future Food-Tech’s European flagship is back in London on September 28-29, bringing together over 800 leaders from food brands, ingredient providers, pioneering entrepreneurs, and investors, to address the challenges in creating foods that are nutritious, accessible, and climate-smart. Enjoy a future-focused programme, with thought-provoking discussions and exciting pitches on the latest innovations in improving health through food, elevating the performance and nutritional profile of alternative proteins, and meeting consumer demand for affordable foods whilst reducing carbon footprint throughout the supply chain.

October 21- November 1:  COP16 | Cali

The Conference of the Parties (COP) is the governing body of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), an international treaty adopted at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro in 1992. Its objective is to establish agendas, commitments and frameworks of action to conserve biological diversity and give it sustainable use, as well as guarantee the fair and equitable sharing of the benefits derived from the use of genetic resources.  The motto “Peace with Nature” is a call to reflect to improve the relationship we have with the environment, to rethink an economic model that does not prioritize the extraction, overexploitation and contamination of nature.

October 23-24:  The Future of Protein Production | Amsterdam

FPP counts with more than 500 delegates expected and +45 exhibiting companies, this in-person conference and exhibition is Europe’s preeminent event for showcasing the latest innovative breakthroughs to help accelerate the commercialization and scaling of alt proteins.

The senior executive-level conference presents an unbiased opportunity to explore and discuss this complex issue with world-leading experts. Discover a wide range of solutions that will have a positive impact through abolishing animal cruelty, reducing global pollution and improving human health.

October 24:  Alibetopías | Madrid

Alibetopias, a unique event where showing the viewer the latest innovations in the Food and Beverage sector. It will have top-level speakers linked to the sector, who will share the latest trends in R&D&i. It will be developed in 3 large thematic blocks that will have multiple interventions: Technological startups, new models and applications in digitalization and total sustainability.” 

October 23-25:  Agstar | Bogotá

Agstar is the platform that connects startups and innovative initiatives in the agricultural sector with the Latin American ecosystem. Its main objective is to provide a space for the exchange of knowledge, conversations and networking between key actors in the agricultural field. Through the different activities, innovation in agriculture is promoted by facilitating collaboration between startups, established companies, investors and other interested parties.

Here people with innovative ideas, capital, and experience in the agri-food sector meet and connect, Agstar contributes to increasing business exploration opportunities, access to capital and building a solid community. The integration of innovations in the agri-food sector is crucial to address current and future challenges, such as food security, sustainability and efficiency in agricultural production.


November TBD:  DSP for Alternative Proteins & Cellular Agriculture Summit | San Francisco

The Downstream Processing (DSP) for Alternative Proteins & Cellular Agriculture Summit is your dedicated community to help you evaluate current DSP strategies to reduce cost, improve titer, and guarantee quality for commercial scalability. Growing consumer demand, technology advancement, and VC investment are feeding into the billion-dollar market opportunity for novel alternative proteins and cultured meat and seafood. To fully realize this potential, the commercial and technical burden of scale-up and downstream processing must be overcome.

November 5-6: Taste of Better | Dublin

Following the roll out of a successful event series in the UK, Tastes of Better heads to Dublin in 2024. Designed for a VIP audience of product developers across manufacturing, retail, foodservice and QSRs, this event provides food professionals from across Ireland to meet, connect and collaborate with ingredient innovation partners.

November 12-13: Open innovation & Investor Summit | Bogotá

The Open innovation & Investor Summit is the most important innovation event in Latam that connects leading companies, startups, investors and universities to promote a culture of innovation and find disruptive solutions to business challenges.

OISUMMIT is the ideal event to connect with the best startups and research in Latin America. You will be able to catch up on innovation trends and meet potential allies to generate new business. Also, enjoy talks with luxury speakers and spaces for networking.

November 12-14: Asia Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit | Singapore

Expand Your Network Across the Global Agri-Food Value-Chain on the Asia Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit. The 2023 summit brought together over 1000 international stakeholders across the agri-food ecosystem, to focus on building agri-food capacity and resilience in Asia.

November 19-21: Fi Europe | Frankfurt

Fi Europe is the premium exhibition in the food and health ingredients sector, representing a busy professional meeting platform for prominent industry players in the European market. Come *taste of what’s to come from 19th to 21st November 2024 in Messe Frankfurt and join over 21,000 attendees from 135 countries. The world tastemakers will gather at Fi Europe 2024 to create the future of food and nutrition together. Prominent businesses and innovators attend Fi Europe each year as it represents a leading industry driving the European economy forward and supporting innovation across many related sectors Connect with the innovators changing the industry. Discover food trends on a global scale.

November TBD: Bridge2Food PB Foods & Proteins Summit Asia