Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Food Systems Transformation
This seminar aims to provide an insight into the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship in food systems transformation with a focus on the primary production and processing parts of the food supply chain. Discussions will cover the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship, the future role of alternative proteins in the emerging bioeconomy, new business models and the digitalisation of the agri-food sector.
This seminar is open to anyone involved in the primary production and processing parts of the food supply chain for example start-ups or food processors, as well as other professionals and students from the agri-food sector.
This workshop is organised within the EIT Food financed GrowWorkshop project and in collaboration with Lund University BIOECONOMY Graduate Research School , Swedish Agricultural University, SLU, Bjuv Food Valley, och Krinova Incubator and Science Park.
10:00 – 10:20 The future role of food systems and alternative proteins in the emerging bioeconomy, by Deniz Koca, Assistant Professor, Centre for Environmental and Climate Science (CEC), Lund University
10:20 – 10:40 Enabling small and mid-size farmers and food producers to sale up and expand production of nutritious food through competitive intermediate value chains at the local and regional levels - The Swedish case of forest berries, by Karin Östergren, Senior Scientist, Research Institute of Sweden (RISE)
10:40 – 11:00 Innovation and entrepreneurship in food systems transformations, by Hannes van Lunteren, Head of Krinova Food & Business Designer, Krinova Incubator & Science Park
11:00 – 11:20 Sustainable solutions in nutrients and carbon recycling, by Gunnar Thelin, Founder and Senior Advisor at Ekobalans
11:20 – 12:00 Panel discussion and take-home messages (all speakers)
Coffee will be served during the seminar. Please register your attendance by sending an email with your name, organisation and contact details, to: deniz [dot] koca [at] cec [dot] lu [dot] se (deniz[dot]koca[at]cec[dot]lu[dot]se)
This event is part of Sustainability Week 2023, an annual event organised in collaboration between Lund University and Lund Municipality. This year, over 60 lectures, guided tours, exhibitions, and more are arranged.
For more information about the programme, visit hallbarhet.lu.se