Deloitte to participate at Startup Europe Smart Agrifood Summit

Thu 27/06/2019 by Richard Wilkinson
Deloitte to participate at Startup Europe Smart Agrifood Summit

Startup Europe Smart Agrifood Summit has incorporated Deloitte, which will be present to discuss the future of food. The meeting will bring together professionals, entities, investors and startups linked to the digital transformation of the agri-food sector on June 20 and 21 at FYCMA (Palace of Congresses and Fairs of Málaga).

Shay Eliaz, innovation leader at Deloitte and global head of Deloitte’s ‘Future of Food’ initiative, will participate as a speaker to analyse the future of food. Eliaz has extensive experience advising clients in the agri-food sector around the world helping them to respond to the challenges of the current market. In addition, he is an advisor in the ‘New Vision for Agriculture’ project of the World Economic Forum, and was a speaker at the Davos Forum in 2016, where he presented the work ‘The Future of Global Food Systems: A Scenarios Analysis’.

The event has positioned itself as a reference point at a European level focused on the field of digital transformation and entrepreneurship in the agri-food sector. It is jointly organised by the European Foundation for Innovation (INTEC) and FYCMA (Palace of Congresses and Fairs of Malaga) and promoted by the European initiative ‘Startup Europe’ of the European Commission within the framework of the Digital Single Market strategy.

The event will allow professionals to know the latest technologies applied to the agri-food value chain. It is a meeting point to share innovative ideas, trends and access to the latest developments linked to this industry. In addition, it will promote entrepreneurial and innovative growth of startups, EBTs and spin-offs, offering development opportunities and access to venture capital funds and business angels with interest in the foodtech sector.

In addition, SVG Ventures & Thrive will participate as the main partner in the event. Participating as Golden Partners will be the Andalusian Knowledge Agency, Alltech Crop Science, Ceseand-Enterprise Europe Network (EEN), Deloitte and Galpagro. Silver Partners are COVAP and IBM, and Bronze Partners are EIT Climate-Kic, EIT Food and the University of Malaga (UMA).

Information is available at:, as well as on the Facebook page and Twitter profiles @SmartAgriFoodSu and Linkedin.


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