Bilbao (Spain) will host Food 4 Future World Summit, the most innovative event to transform the food and beverage industry through new technologies, solutions and automation systems. From June 15th to 17th 2021, Bilbao Exhibition Centre (BEC) will gather professionals from the entire value chain of the food industry to showcase the latest technological solutions, innovation and trends that will mark a before and after in this industry in full transformation.
How will we feed ourselves in the upcoming years, when there are 10 billion people on earth? How can the sustainability of the global food system provide healthy nutrition to the entire world population over the next fifteen years? How will technology change the agri-food value chain? These are some of the most important challenges affecting an industry that represents 11% of world GDP and with expected demand growth of 70% four years from now. Technology becomes a key driver and a crucial ally to face the current challenges of the food sector.
In this scenario, Food 4 Future is the professional platform for any professional of the food industry that wants to discover the most innovative solutions on foodtech, robotics and automation, food security and processing and packaging techniques for the different segments of the industry.
The event will also host Food 4 Future World Summit, the largest European conference where to discover new trends and consumer habits, as well as success stories and applications of technology to achieve a more efficient and sustainable industry. The congress will gather more than 280 experts that will share their knowledge and expertise in different vertical forums for each segment of the industry: Meat, Beverage, Bakery, Sea Food, Dairy, Agro, and Ingredients. During three days, Bilbao will become the Foodtech World Capital, gathering leaders of the industry and the most disruptive solutions.
Together with the conference, industry leaders will exchange knowledge and identify potential synergies in a high-level networking environment. The Foodtech Innovation Awards 2021 -which recognise the most innovative companies in the sector-, the Foodtech Startup Forum -a competition between startups with the most disruptive foodtech solutions-, or Tech Guide Tours are some other network activities of Food 4 Future – ExpoFoodTech.
The event is organized by Nebext, the first private event organizer company in Spain, together with AZTI, a Basque scientific and technological centre, with the support of the Bilbao City Council and the Basque Government.
About Food 4 Future (F4F): Food 4 Future (15-17 June 2021, BEC-Bilbao) is the most innovative event for professionals from the entire value chain of the food sector. During three days, F4F will gather, in Bilbao Exhibitions Centre (BEC), more than 5,000 visitors and 200 exhibiting firms to showcase the latest solutions in foodtech, robotics and automatization, food security and processing and packaging techniques for the different segments of the food industry. Besides, F4F will host the Food 4 Future World Summit, the largest European congress in which discover the latest trends, success stories and tools to transform the food and beverage industry. Food 4 Future is organized by NEBEXT and AZTI.
About NEBEXT: Next Business Exhibitions (NEBEXT) is the largest private event organizer company specialized in technology, innovation and sustainability for different industries.
About AZTI: AZTI is a scientific and technological centre that develops high-impact transformation projects with organisations aligned with the United Nations 2030 SDGs. Specialised in marine environments and food, it provides cutting-edge and value-added products and technologies grounded in sound science and research.
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