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NewAgVentures | CEE Food Innovators Meetup in Warsaw

Join us for CEE Food Innovators Meetup - a networking conference for forward-thinkers and new ideas in Central and Eastern Europe's agrifood.

Thu, March 21, 2024
until Thu, March 21, 2024
ASP | ul. Wybrzeże Kościuszkowskie 37/39 | Warsaw


  1. 12:30-13:00


  2. 13:00-14:00

    1:1 networking meetings (Conversation Starter)

    Bites and drinks

  3. 14:00-14:15

    Welcome note

    by Marja-Liisa Meurice, Director at EIT Food North & East Region and Benoit Buntinx, Business Creation Director at EIT Food

  4. 14:15-15:05

    Seeding Innovation: Exploring Agrifood Tech Trends in Central-Eastern Europe

    Intro: Ewa Karólewska - Senior Project Manager on Startup Support at EIT Food

    Panelists: Kamil Gębski - Marketing Director at Maspex

    Rostislav Brzobohaty - CCO at Mewery

    Milos Milicsevics - Head of Research Intelligence at VC Leaders 

    Alina Dolmate - Head of Innovation Ecosystem Development Unit at RTU Science & Innovation Centre

    Moderation: Zosia Wanat - Senior reporter at Sifted

  5. 15:05-15:10

    Meet the changemakers: NapiFeryn BioTech

    Magdalena Kozłowska - Co-Founder & CEO of NapiFeryn BioTech

  6. 15:10-15:15

    Meet the changemakers: ÄIO

    Petri-Jaan Lahtvee - Food Tech and Bioengineering professor at Tallinn University of Technology, co-founder of ÄIO

  7. 15:15-15:55

    How to navigate sustainable paths to reduce GHG emissions in the agrifood sector?

    Panelists: Paulina Kaczmarek - Head of the Sustainable Development Team in the DANONE group of companies (Danone, Żywiec Zdrój, Nutricia) in Poland

    Petri-Jaan Lahtvee - Food Tech and Bioengineering professor at Tallinn University of Technology, co-founder of ÄIO

    Monika Radomska - Communication Manager at EcoBean

    Moderation: Ernesto Hartikainen - CEO at Biocode

  8. 15:55-16:00

    Meet the changemakers: Mewery

    Rostislav Brzobohaty - CCO at Mewery

  9. 16:00-16:30

    1:1 networking meetings (Conversation Starter)

    Coffee break

  10. 16:30-16:35

    Meet the changemakers: Rebread

    Ewa Jarosz - Project manager at Rebread

  11. 16:35-16:45

    Opportunity: Fast Track to Market & Impact Funding Framework

    Adriano Backes Pilla - Innovation Orchestrator at EIT Food

  12. 16:45-17:40

    Transforming the Future: The Role of AI in the Agrifood Sector

    Intro: Aleksandra Przegalińska - Associate Professor and Vice-President of Kozminski University, Senior Research Associate at the Harvard Labour and Worklife Program 

    Panelists: Jarosław Sokolnicki - Director of Technology Center at Microsoft

    Emanuela Matić - Founder and COO at Scoop Technologies

    Kristina Šermukšnytė-Alešiūnienė - CEO at AgriFood Lithuania

    Bartłomiej Przybylski - Data Insights & Analytics Manager at Żabka Group

    Moderation: Michał Mądry - Managing director at foodtech,ac., Partner and head of the transformation division at JP Weber

  13. 17:40-17:45

    WRAP and call to action

  14. 17:45-18:30

    Drinks and networking

Why attend?

Networking Opportunities:

Connect with investors, startups, corporates, and experts during our lunch and cocktail networking sessions. 

Expert Insights:

Gain valuable insights from our panels on AI in agrifood, net zero strategies, and the latest agrifood trends.

Innovative Showcases:

Experience live pitches from top agrifood startups

Exclusive Report Launch:

As a participant of the meetup, you will be among the first to see the "State of the CEE FoodTech & AgriTech" Report - your gateway to understanding the dynamism and potential of the region's agrifood innovation ecosystem, investment trends, technological advancements, and the economic impact of these sectors. Don't miss this opportunity to gain early access and leverage the knowledge that can set you apart.

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Meet the Speakers

Jarosław Sokolnicki Microsoft
Jaroslaw Sokolnicki

Head of Microsoft Technology Center

Paulina Danone
Paulina Kaczmarek

Head of Sustainability at DANONE group of companies in Poland (Danone, Żywiec Zdrój, Nutricia)

Rostislav MEWERY
Rostislav Brzobohatý

Chief Commercial Officer at Mewery

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Aleksandra Przegalińska

A philosopher and researcher of new technologies development

Kamil Gebski2
Kamil Gębski

Marketing Director at Maspex

Emanuela Scoop
Emanuela Matić

COO at Scoop Technologies

Bartłomiej Żabka
Bartłomiej Przybylski

Data Insight Analytics Manager at Żabka Group

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Magdalena Kozłowska

NapiFeryn BioTech

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Magda Horvath

Senior Sustainability Consultant at Gaia Consulting Oy

Petri ÄIO
Petri-Jaan Lahtvee

Co-founder of ÄIO

Zosia Wanat Sifted
Zosia Wanat

Senior CEE Correspondent at Sifted

Michal madry
Michał Mądry

Managing director at; Partner and head of the transformation division at JP Weber

Milos Milicsevics

Head of Research and Intelligence at VC Leaders

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Alina Dolmate

Head of Innovation Ecosystem Development Unit at RTU Science & Innovation Centre

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Ernesto Hartikainen

CEO at Biocode

Marja Liisa EIT Food
Marja-Liisa Meurice EIT Food North & East

Director EIT Food North and East Region

Benoit Buntinx
Benoit Buntinx

Director of Business Creation

Ewa Karo ülewska166
Ewa Karólewska EIT Food North & East

Senior Project Manager on Startup Support

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Adriano Backes Pilla

Innovation Orchestrator at EIT Food

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Kristina Šermukšnytė-Alešiūnienė

CEO at AgriFood Lithuania

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Tessa McIver

Community Manager at Warsaw Equity Group

Ewa Jarosz Rebread
Ewa Jarosz

Project manager at Rebread

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Monika Radomska

Communication Manager at EcoBean


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