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11 - 13 June 2018

Nihonbashi Tokyo, Japan
Hosted by: NIKKEI Inc.
Special Partner: Mitsui Fudosan
Supporter: Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

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AG/SUM is planning a pitch event called the “Pitch Run”, where we will feature start-ups involved in broader senses of AgriTech and FoodTech. Participants will receive support, media coverage, and potential partnership opportunities with major companies. Our goal is to accelerate to resolve problems where the world is facing in the agriculture and food industries. We are looking forward to your application.

Overview

Name AG/SUM : AGRITECH SUMMIT
Hosted by NIKKEI Inc.
Special Partner Mitsui Fudosan
Supporter Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Date June 11, 12, 13 2018
Place
  • Nihonbashi Mitsui Hall (11-12 June)
  • Nihonbashi Life Science Building
  • Edo-zakura dori underground sidewalk

Programs

Symposium
Dedicated discussion by domestic and foreign experts, advanced farmers, startup founders, corporate leaders, agricultural policy officials. We will present a positive solution to the challenge of AG/SUM.
Lab
We will dig further the issues and solutions presented at the symposium and aim to acquire more practical business opportunities in various styles such as small seminars, workshops and panel discussions.
Startups
A pitch contest by domestic and foreign influential agritech, foodtech, biotech startups. We are bringing together cutting-edge startups with themes such as "plant factory", "remote sensing", "drone", "farm robot", "genetic editing", "food innovation".
Exhibition
We display exhibits of state-of-the-art products, services, business models such as agritech, foodtech and biotech for each theme. Also the best networking place for companies, startups, investors, advanced farmers and others.

Speakers

Kiyoshi Ejima

House of Councillors

Member

Hideyuki Okano

Keio University School of Medicine

Masaru Tomita

Keio University

Professor

Atsushi Shinjo

Keio University

Professor

Andrew Lai

SproutX

Accelerator Director

Hiroshi Kurita

seak

President & CEO

Matilda Ho

Bits x Bites

Founder

Kurt Kelty

Plenty

Sinior Vice President