WorldExpo Milan 2015 B2B Program

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "WorldExpo Milan 2015 B2B Program"

Transcription

1 WorldExpo Milan 2015 B2B Program

2

3 Share Grow Live The Dutch participation in the World Expo Milan 2015 (1 May 31 October) will be centered around three principles: Share, Grow and Live to showcase Dutch solutions to food related issues such as food security and safety, use of resources such as land, water and energy, health, technology and logistics. Food producers: Food producers Food processors (food products) Nutrition producers Food trading companies Agro energy management Food authorities Food supply chain organizations Agro-Food sector suppliers: Food processing technology Packaging Supply chain, (agro)logistics Energy management, green houses, climate control Plant & seed materials, raw materials Green waste processing Auxiliaries for food sector Research institutes: Sector & branch organizations Engineering & consultancy firms Universities Food research institutes Food chain developers: biotechnology, plant materials, pesticides Farming technology, soil management Innovation companies: Sustainability, recycling Energy concepts Circular concepts Smart Cities: food supply, food supply infrastructures, distribution models, food education, biodiversity Investment promotion agencies

4 The magnificent Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci sets the stage for a wide variety of business focused activities such as the Dutch Dialogues, expert meetings, roundtables, seminars, business matching and dinners. Dutch companies and knowledge institutions will participate extensively on the WorldExpo and an exhibition hosted in collaboration with Museon, the Dutch science museum, will highlight the Dutch food industry s accomplishments.

5

6 The Netherlands Dutch Agro & Food Sector The Netherlands is a world-leading supplier of sustainable, healthy agro-food products and is the world's second largest exporter of agro-food products. This strong position, for a relatively small country, is built on a strategic vision, based on three pillars as illustrated in the scheme below. Multiple Integration The Dutch agro & food sector is based on a seamless integration of production, processing and agro & food related services. There is a strong emphasis on crossovers within the sector and with other sectors Innovation Infrastructure The Food Valley centered around the Wageningen University & Research, consists of 7,500 scientists, 1,440 food related companies, 70 science companies and 20 research institutes and is the EU agro & food hotspot Global Value Chains Sustainable value chains based on global networks of clients, suppliers and business partners. This model enables the beneficiation of location specific advantages and minimizes the dependency on location specific circumstances. Partnership with Dutch companies can be an excellent strategic move for agro & food companies from other countries. Dutch partnerships can help agro & food companies to get access to technology and food security concepts. Outbound investment Dutch companies and institutional investors have a very international investment scope. They are very keen to explore new opportunities all over the world. The Dutch Expo organization will facilitate matchmaking sessions between Dutch companies and investors and foreign investment agencies and investment-seeking businesses. Inbound investment and headquarters The Netherlands is one of the world s top locations for inward investment and multinational companies headquarters. A combination of tax advantages, beneficial business conditions and a multilingual, highly educated and experienced workforce make our country the place to invest and locate your head office. The Dutch Expo organization will assist you in optimizing your investment and location decision. The Netherlands World s top 10 most competitive countries Amongst the highest productivity Top class ICT infrastructure Ranked 4 th on the KEI Index Economically structured through Airport (Amsterdam), Seaport (Rotterdam) and Brainport (Eindhoven) Strong service sector, 30% of the GDP earned on foreign markets World s 2 nd largest exporter of agricultural products 5 th largest exporter of goods 7 th largest foreign investor worldwide 8 th largest recipient of FDI in the world Home of > 400 of 500 Fortune 500 companies

7 B2B Propositions Roundtable Seminar Connecting Your country with Dutch/ European Entrepreneurs A Roundtable Seminar is a highly interactive and content driven seminar to enable officials and entrepreneurs from your country to promote and discuss business opportunities in your country with a pre-selected group of entrepreneurs from The Netherlands and other countries, who are interested in exploring business opportunities in your country. The main purposes and deliverables of the roundtables are: Creates awareness about business opportunities in your country from a business perspective; Meet with Dutch and other entrepreneurs and discuss tailored opportunities in your country; Agree a roadmap per participant and construct a follow up agenda. Price for (participation + individual session) is 395 (exclusive VAT if applicable) per participant. IPA Promotion Package to promote your country to Dutch/other entrepreneurs Fully furnished meeting room at our business facilities in Museo Leonardo da Vinci for a full day, including follow-up meetings with interested participants; A maximum of 20 participants with a clear interest to do business in your country; A pre-evaluation of questions/issues to be addressed during the seminar; Administration and administrative support, including potential agenda for oneon-one meetings; Hands-on support during the whole day, including catering and lunch; Final report including evaluations. Price: 7,500 to 15,000 (exclusive VAT if applicable), depending on the number of (pre-qualified) participating companies and details of the tailor-made program.

8 Companies Presentations Package for organizations/entrepreneurs to targeted Dutch / European business partners Fully furnished meeting room at our business facilities in Museo Leonardo da Vinci for a full day, including follow-up meetings with interested participants; NCH will select up to 20 participants active in the cross-border food business sector as your audience; A pre-evaluation of the questions/issues to be addressed during the session; Administration and administrative support, including potential agenda for oneon-one meetings; Hands-on support during the whole day, including catering and lunch; Final report including evaluations. Price: 7,500 to 12,500 (exclusive VAT if applicable), depending on the number of (pre-qualified) participating companies and details of the tailor-made program. Expert meetings & Master classes Update & Upgrade yourself with the state-of-the-art knowledge in a specific field Seat for participants to participate in expert meetings and masterclasses to discuss the state-of-the-art knowledge in a specific field (Agro supply chain models, plant feeding and growth management systems, climate management models, soil management systems, energy management systems, smart food regions, etc.) followed by one-on-one sessions to discuss your specific topics/questions. The price for this ticket (participation + individual session) is 395 (exclusive VAT if applicable) per participant.

9 Expert meeting: Food Security for sustainable Food Safety The expert meeting Food Security for sustainable Food Safety deals with the challenges of the rapidly urbanizing world to keep food production and distribution systems efficient, while sustaining standards. Defective systems result in suboptimal performance levels and losses in both economic and nutritional value. The expert meeting will share and discuss the deployment of different methodologies to manage food quality and food security, including source identification and traceability. Integrated agro-logistics concepts (post-harvest management) are the backbone of good performing (inter-) national agro-food chains and enable the agro & food sector to provide good quality and safe food products in a cost-effective and resource sustainable way. Program The expert meeting is a full day program, highly interactive and will analyze food security and food safety issues from different perspectives, aiming to stipulate solutions to participant s specific situation. Part 1: Concepts and methodological approaches Dag Food 2: WorldExpo security and dag food safety; Concepts of Post-harvest management; Methods for source identification and traceability; The approach of participant s organizations towards food security and food safety (tailored). Lunch Part 2: Case: Putting concepts into business Participants will work in small groups to combine the introduced concepts during part 1, shared values related to food safety and their daily business operations. The expert meeting will be concluded with general food security guidelines based on locationspecific conditions, discussions, and reflections. Participants Profile Directors & CEO s, policy makers, food authorities, researchers, managers, technology developers, entrepreneurs, consultants and academics. Price The price for the expert meeting, including catering and lunch, is 395 per participant, (exclusive VAT, if applicable). There is a maximum of 24 participants per expert meeting.

10 Master class: Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life The master class Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life deals with concepts viewing the world as a holistic community with business formulas based on global value chains. In the rapidly urbanizing world our daily food supply is becoming increasingly dependent on production and distribution systems that need to be optimal from both economic value as well as nutritional value. There is a need for new business models based on strategic market analysis, infrastructure, connectivity, institutional and regulatory frameworks, technology, knowledge dissemination, open innovation and incubation of startups. Program The master class is a one-day program, based on action-learning and consists of two parts: Part 1: Introduction & concepts Dag 2: The WorldExpo role and dag impact of food, planet, energy and life on global developments; Transitions and new macro-economic models; Global value chains; The approach of participant s organizations towards globalization and glocalization. Lunch Part 2: Case: Putting concepts into business Participants will work in small groups on a case to triangulate the introduced concepts during part 1 with observations on the WorldExpo and their daily business operations. The master class will be concluded with peer discussions, feedback and reflections. Participants Profile The master class is designed for: Directors & CEO s Managers: commercial, financial, technical Entrepreneurs & consultants Policy makers, academics and researchers Price The price for the master class including catering and lunch, is 395 per participant (exclusive VAT, if applicable). There is a maximum of 24 participants per master class.

11 Expert Meeting Healthy Aging Healthy Aging: Valuable Senior Members of Society deals with concepts and formulas to reposition the role and function of the growing number of elderly people worldwide. There is a need to revise our views on elderly people and to develop concepts to keep engaging them into the society as valuable resources rather than problems. These perspectives challenge us to approach (inactive) elderly people with effective and efficient revitalization concepts, enabling them to stay engaged as active citizens and stay valuable for economies and societies. Program The expert meeting is a full day program, highly interactive and will analyze the aging process and resulting challenges from different perspectives. The aim is to stipulate solutions integrating prevention, mobility, infrastructure and healthcare for active participation in the society. Dag 2: WorldExpo dag Part 1: Concepts and methodological approaches Sustainable activism of elderly people; Therapeutic climate, the so-called healing environment; Sustainable rehabilitation concepts; The approach of participant s organizations towards elderly people (tailored). Lunch Part 2: Case: Putting concepts into revitalization care Participants will work in small groups to combine the introduced concepts during part 1, shared values related to supporting elderly people and their daily health care operations. The expert meeting will be concluded with general concepts and experiences in the revitalization of elderly people taking into account location-specific conditions, discussions, and reflections. Participants Profile Government officials, policy makers, health authorities, urban planners, architects, professionals in healthcare, researchers, managers of insurance companies, technology developers, entrepreneurs, consultants, and academics. Price The price for the expert meeting, including catering and lunch, is 395 per participant, exclusive VAT, if applicable. There is a maximum of 24 participants per expert meeting.

12 The Netherlands Council for Trade Promotion The NCH (www.handelsbevordering.nl) is supporting Dutch companies in internationalization and realizing sustainable growth on foreign markets for almost 70 years. The NCH has a global network and large expertise in capacity development with a focus on international business development. The NCH is therefore the most appropriate partner to develop and manage such a program. The NCH has an exclusive network, both in The Netherlands as well as in various regions of the world: Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia, Latin America, North America. Amongst others, the NCH supports Dutch companies with exploring new markets, expanding and improving existing international activities through collective activities and company specific activities. With a network of 35 Business Councils, 1,200 Dutch members and 24,400 Dutch clients the NCH has a sound knowledge of the Dutch market and the needs of Dutch entrepreneurs per sector/region etc. The NCH experts have large experience in analyzing markets, conducting market research and produce industry sector and regional analyses. They are able to make Dutch/European entrepreneurs aware of the business potentials in your country and inform entrepreneurs from your country about business opportunities in The Netherlands, the European Union and other countries in the world. 35 Business Councils 1,200 members HollandHouses 24,400 clients NCH International experienced staff Active on 6 continents Knowledge of local markets Market intelligence International business models & strategies

13

14 NCH Information & Contact Yvonne Wigchert, Project Assistant B2B-program NCH Phone: +31 (0) Han van der Zwan, Project Manager B2B-program NCH Phone: +31 (0) Dewanand Mahadew, Manager Knowledge Management NCH Phone: +31 (0) Web: Stichting World Expo Milaan 2015 Antje Melissen, Business Director Phone: +31 (0) Web:

ExpoMilan 2015 NCH as Your Business Partner. Dr. Jan Siemons Managing Director NCH WTC The Hague - 19 February 2015

ExpoMilan 2015 NCH as Your Business Partner. Dr. Jan Siemons Managing Director NCH WTC The Hague - 19 February 2015 ExpoMilan 2015 NCH as Your Business Partner Dr. Jan Siemons Managing Director NCH WTC The Hague - 19 February 2015 1 This Presentation Introduction NCH NCH program on ExpoMilan Your opportunities during

More information

Holland meets Pune Smart City Connect Monday, 09 th May 2016, Hotel Taj Vivanta, Pune

Holland meets Pune Smart City Connect Monday, 09 th May 2016, Hotel Taj Vivanta, Pune Holland meets Pune Smart City Connect Monday, 09 th May 2016, Hotel Taj Vivanta, Pune Pune is the ninth-most populous city in India and the second largest in the state of Maharashtra. Pune has been able

More information

European Innovation Partnership Agriculture Productivity & Sustainability

European Innovation Partnership Agriculture Productivity & Sustainability European Innovation Partnership Agriculture Productivity & Sustainability Annemiek Canjels - Provincie Limburg / Brainport 2020 / Greenport Holland / GH International EIP APS: What tool, Why EIP APS: What

More information

EXPO MILANO 2015. Paolo Alli Deputy Commissioner General

EXPO MILANO 2015. Paolo Alli Deputy Commissioner General EXPO MILANO 2015 Paolo Alli Deputy Commissioner General What s a World Expo? An event involving Governments of the countries around the world, International Organizations, Civil Society and private sector

More information

Rio de Janeiro, Dec 10 th., 2015

Rio de Janeiro, Dec 10 th., 2015 Rio de Janeiro, Dec 10 th., 2015 Brazil & The Netherlands - 59% of Dutch import from Latin-America comes from Brazil; - 47% of Dutch total export to Latin-America goes to Brazil - The Netherlands 4 th

More information

Rabobank Young Farmers Master Class

Rabobank Young Farmers Master Class Rabobank Young Farmers Master Class Agriculture s leaders of tomorrow Foreword It has been almost two years since we organized the 2012 Rabobank Global Farmers Master Class. The Master Class originated

More information

Asia Europe Creative Industries Network Programme 2014, The Netherlands. 18-19-20-21 October 2014, Amsterdam, Eindhoven, Rotterdam

Asia Europe Creative Industries Network Programme 2014, The Netherlands. 18-19-20-21 October 2014, Amsterdam, Eindhoven, Rotterdam Asia Europe Creative Industries Network Programme 2014, The Netherlands 18-19-20-21 October 2014, Amsterdam, Eindhoven, Rotterdam Creative industries for society: talent, technology and trade CREATIVE

More information

INVESTING IN SAINT LUCIA SPECIALIZED INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR SMART BUSINESS

INVESTING IN SAINT LUCIA SPECIALIZED INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR SMART BUSINESS INVESTING IN SAINT LUCIA SPECIALIZED INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR SMART BUSINESS PRESENTED BY: McHale Andrew CEO INVEST SAINT LUCIA SAINT LUCIA - Country Profile 2 Source: Central Statistics Office ECONOMIC

More information

Global Business & Markets

Global Business & Markets Global Business & Markets International Exhibition for Investment, Economic Development and Joint Ventures 25 29 April 2016 Hannover Germany hannovermesse.com 2016 Welcome to the hub of the global growth

More information

STRATEGIC POLICY FORUM ON DIGITAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP. Fuelling Digital Entrepreneurship in Europe. Background paper

STRATEGIC POLICY FORUM ON DIGITAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP. Fuelling Digital Entrepreneurship in Europe. Background paper EUROPEAN COMMISSION ENTERPRISE AND INDUSTRY DIRECTORATE-GENERAL Service Industries Key Enabling Technologies and Digital Economy Introduction STRATEGIC POLICY FORUM ON DIGITAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP Fuelling

More information

www.pwc.nl Procurement Transformation: Towards Sourcing & Procurement Excellence

www.pwc.nl Procurement Transformation: Towards Sourcing & Procurement Excellence www.pwc.nl Procurement Transformation: Towards Sourcing & Procurement Excellence PwC firms provide Industry-focused Assurance, Tax and Advisory services to enhance value for their clients. More than 161.000

More information

Smart Cities. Smart partners in tomorrow s cities

Smart Cities. Smart partners in tomorrow s cities DNV KEMA serving the energy industry Smart Cities Smart partners in tomorrow s cities Experience, knowledge and advanced methods & tools for smart city planning and implementation 02 I DNV KEMA SERVING

More information

Why Invest in Holland? Jeroen Nijland, Commissioner NFIA Madrid, 4 March 2015

Why Invest in Holland? Jeroen Nijland, Commissioner NFIA Madrid, 4 March 2015 Why Invest in Holland? Jeroen Nijland, Commissioner NFIA Madrid, 4 March 2015 Holland by the Numbers 170 #1 Most connected economy worldwide Million consumers within a 500 km radius #2 Global Logistics

More information

WHY INVEST IN FRANCE?

WHY INVEST IN FRANCE? WHY INVEST IN FRANCE? A COUNTRY AT THE HEART OF THE EU SINGLE MARKET AND A GATEWAY TO THE EMEA 10 KEY INFO IN POINTS 1 A GLOBAL ECONOMIC POWER largest exporter of services. (WTO, 2013) France is the second

More information

Strategic Plans and Goals.

Strategic Plans and Goals. Strategic Plans and Goals. To realize its vision for Mississauga to be a global hub of creative and innovative activity where talent and business thrive, the City of Mississauga adopted a 10-year Economic

More information

Creating Sustainable Urban Deltas

Creating Sustainable Urban Deltas International Seminar Creating Sustainable Urban Deltas Draft, 1 September 2015 September 17th 2015 13:00 18:00 Language English Location: Museo Leonardo Da Vinci, Room: Cenacolo Via San Vittore, 21 Milan,

More information

Resource efficiency. United Nations Environment Programme

Resource efficiency. United Nations Environment Programme Resource efficiency United Nations Environment Programme An overview Economic growth and social development cannot be sustained with our current consumption and production patterns. Globally, we are extracting

More information

The 43 rd European Transport Conference 28-30 September 2015 Campus Westend, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany

The 43 rd European Transport Conference 28-30 September 2015 Campus Westend, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany 2015 EUROPEAN TRANSPORT CONFERENCE The 43 rd European Transport Conference 28-30 September 2015 Campus Westend, Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany Advance Notice and Call for Contributions Where research,

More information

Strategic Analysis for Strategic Analysis for Growth Development Growth & Development. International Economics. www.tradeeconomics.

Strategic Analysis for Strategic Analysis for Growth Development Growth & Development. International Economics. www.tradeeconomics. Strategic Analysis for Strategic Analysis for Growth Development Growth & Development International Economics www.tradeeconomics.com 1 Strategy is about making choices, trade-offs; it s about deliberately

More information

What is our approach to Cross Innovation?

What is our approach to Cross Innovation? What is our approach to Cross Innovation? The objective of the project is to improve innovation policy by breaking down compartments or silo thinking between sectors, technologies and departments, both

More information

Egypt's ICT A General Overview. Dr. Magued Osman Minister of Communications & Information Technology

Egypt's ICT A General Overview. Dr. Magued Osman Minister of Communications & Information Technology Egypt's ICT A General Overview Dr. Magued Osman Dr. Magued Osman Minister of Communications & Information Technology After Jan 25: : Where we stand? Political Overview Quick major changes in the political

More information

The power of co-operation

The power of co-operation 1 The power of co-operation Joanknecht & Van Zelst @Brainport Region Eindhoven 2 Introducing Brainport Eindhoven Region High tech ecosystem Close co-operation Open innovation Accelerating growth Smart

More information

Open Meeting of the Club of Bologna Farm Machinery to Feed the World. 21 September 2015 Teatro della Terra, Biodiversity Park, EXPO Milano 2015

Open Meeting of the Club of Bologna Farm Machinery to Feed the World. 21 September 2015 Teatro della Terra, Biodiversity Park, EXPO Milano 2015 Open Meeting of the Club of Bologna 21 September 2015 Teatro della Terra, Biodiversity Park, EXPO Milano 2015 Farm of the Future Giuseppe Gavioli giuseppe.gavioli@gmail.com Challenges Child and maternal

More information

Dear Global Trade Matters Members,

Dear Global Trade Matters Members, Dear Global Trade Matters Members, Global Trade Matters Egypt s leading private sector think thank for Economic and Political reform is proud to announce its 2015 Calendar of Events and Special Initiatives.

More information

DRAFT CONCEPT NOTE VERSION 2.7 6, 7, 8 MAY 2015 MONS - BELGIUM

DRAFT CONCEPT NOTE VERSION 2.7 6, 7, 8 MAY 2015 MONS - BELGIUM DRAFT CONCEPT NOTE ð VERSION 2.7 6, 7, 8 MAY 2015 MONS - BELGIUM EU-Africa B2B Forum 2015 6,7,8 May 2015 Mons - Belgium Table of Contents EXECUTIVE SUMMARY... 3 1. BACKGROUND & CONTEXT... 3 2. SPECIFIC

More information

The Netherlands. Kyiv 12 February 2013

The Netherlands. Kyiv 12 February 2013 The Netherlands Kyiv 12 February 2013 Table of contents Table of contents Features of the Netherlands Holding structures Finance structures Trading structure What Atlas Tax Lawyers can do for you Contact

More information

Establishment of the Entrepreneurs Infrastructure Programme

Establishment of the Entrepreneurs Infrastructure Programme Fall 08 Establishment of the Entrepreneurs Infrastructure Programme Discussion Paper www.industry.gov.au 1. Introduction 1.1 Purpose In line with the Government s vision to enable growth and productivity

More information

CROSSLANDING Portfolio

CROSSLANDING Portfolio ACCELMED Project CROSSLANDING Portfolio Focus Business landing service: supporting foreign entrepreneurs & companies to set up in a city/region. Although formal set up in a foreign country sometimes starts

More information

Rise of the Intelligent City: Accenture Vision and Business Approach

Rise of the Intelligent City: Accenture Vision and Business Approach Rise of the Intelligent City: Accenture Vision and Business Approach Giuseppe Gorla Responsabile Offerta Technology Consulting Milan, July 2nd, 2012 Global trends present an urgent need for action & opportunities

More information

Promoting multi-actor innovation platforms for agribusiness value chain models in Great Lakes of E. Africa Daniel Nyamai Chair Africa Rural

Promoting multi-actor innovation platforms for agribusiness value chain models in Great Lakes of E. Africa Daniel Nyamai Chair Africa Rural Promoting multi-actor innovation platforms for agribusiness value chain models in Great Lakes of E. Africa Daniel Nyamai Chair Africa Rural Development Centre & Head of Department Agriculture, NRs & Environment

More information

HORIZON 2020 EU Research and Innovation Programme

HORIZON 2020 EU Research and Innovation Programme HORIZON 2020 EU Research and Innovation Programme Opportunities and Challenges Vanya Simeonova Peter Jongebloed International Helpdesk 7 February, 2013 Horizon 2020 programme EC proposal for research and

More information

Advancing Innovation in the Food Processing Industry. Speakers Bios

Advancing Innovation in the Food Processing Industry. Speakers Bios Ignac Kolenko, P. Eng. Advancing Innovation in the Food Processing Industry Speakers Bios Ignac Kolenko is Chair, School of Engineering and Information Technology, at Conestoga College (Kitchener campus),

More information

Green Entrepreneurship. Oliver Ortis, Green Jobs Specialist, Green Jobs in Asia Project, ILO Indonesia Office Jakarta

Green Entrepreneurship. Oliver Ortis, Green Jobs Specialist, Green Jobs in Asia Project, ILO Indonesia Office Jakarta Green Entrepreneurship Oliver Ortis, Green Jobs Specialist, Green Jobs in Asia Project, ILO Indonesia Office Jakarta Green Entrepreneurship Agenda What is a Green Enterprise? Green Standards Assure long

More information

Task: Findings Potential Initiatives for Review

Task: Findings Potential Initiatives for Review Appendix B. Task: Findings Potential Initiatives for Review Prepared by: Chabin Concepts Team Audrey Taylor 2809 Cohasset Road, Ste 5 Chico, CA 9597 800.676.8455 audrey@chabinconcepts.com April 2005 Findings

More information

FISCAL REPRESENTATION IN THE NETHERLANDS

FISCAL REPRESENTATION IN THE NETHERLANDS FISCAL REPRESENTATION IN THE NETHERLANDS Speakers About the speaker Jordie Geuyen Business Development Manager Seabourne Group T: +31 (0) 40-235 33 00 E: jgeuyen@seabourne-group.com HBO Master in Commercial

More information

Expo Milano 2015 Opportunities for Corporate Engagement

Expo Milano 2015 Opportunities for Corporate Engagement Expo Milano 2015 Opportunities for Corporate Engagement www.expo2015.org Expo 2015 overview Engagement opportunities 2 What is Expo Milano 2015? Expo Milano 2015 is a global cultural, educational and scientific

More information

NETH-ER AND THE EU KNOWLEDGE AND INNOVATION AGENDA TO 2020

NETH-ER AND THE EU KNOWLEDGE AND INNOVATION AGENDA TO 2020 POSITION PAPER NETH-ER AND THE EU KNOWLEDGE AND INNOVATION AGENDA TO 2020 CONTINUE TO INVEST IN KNOWLEDGE AND SCIENCE KNOWLEDGE AND INNOVATION ESSENTIAL FOR RENEWED GROWTH IN EUROPE Through constant innovation,

More information

UNITED NATIONS COMMISSION ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FOR DEVELOPMENT (CSTD)

UNITED NATIONS COMMISSION ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FOR DEVELOPMENT (CSTD) UNITED NATIONS COMMISSION ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY FOR DEVELOPMENT (CSTD) Contribution to the CSTD ten-year review of the implementation of WSIS outcomes Submitted by INTEL DISCLAIMER: The views presented

More information

DEVELOPING THE HUMAN AND SOCIAL

DEVELOPING THE HUMAN AND SOCIAL Krijn Poppe co-chair SCAR swg AKIS (LEI Wageningen UR) DEVELOPING THE HUMAN AND SOCIAL CAPITAL PROMOTING INNOVATION THROUGH THE AKIS SCAR-swg Agricultural Knowledge and Innovation Systems THE FOOD CHAIN

More information

Concept Note and Call for Papers AFRICAN ECONOMIC CONFERENCE Feeding Africa: Towards Agro-Allied Industrialization for Inclusive Growth

Concept Note and Call for Papers AFRICAN ECONOMIC CONFERENCE Feeding Africa: Towards Agro-Allied Industrialization for Inclusive Growth African Economic Conference Concept Note and Call for Papers AFRICAN ECONOMIC CONFERENCE 2016 Feeding Africa: Towards Agro-Allied Industrialization for Inclusive Growth Abuja, Nigeria December 5-7, 2016

More information

FEED 2011. The International Forum on Strategic Studies for Agriculture and Livestock Development and Respect for the Climate. Deborah La Franchi

FEED 2011. The International Forum on Strategic Studies for Agriculture and Livestock Development and Respect for the Climate. Deborah La Franchi FEED 2011 The International Forum on Strategic Studies for Agriculture and Livestock Development and Respect for the Climate Deborah La Franchi CEO & President, Strategic Development Solutions Financing

More information

FSSC A Food Safety Management System

FSSC A Food Safety Management System FSSC 22000 A Food Safety Management System FSSC Harmonization Day 22 nd 23 rd October 2014 Amsterdam, The Netherlands Dr. Bizhan Pourkomailian, Director, Food Safety & Supplier Workplace Accountability

More information

industrial park Moerdijk

industrial park Moerdijk industrial park Moerdijk THE NETHERLANDS Strategic location in Europe The Netherlands is strategically located in Europe. It has an excellent business environment, not in the last place because of the

More information

Frequently Asked Questions regarding European Innovation Partnerships

Frequently Asked Questions regarding European Innovation Partnerships May 2012 Frequently Asked Questions regarding European Innovation Partnerships 6 December 2010 FAQs 1. What are the objectives behind European innovation partnerships? 2. What concrete benefits can be

More information

Setting up your Business in Turkey Issues to consider

Setting up your Business in Turkey Issues to consider Turkey is located as a bridge between two continents and in close proximity to Europe, the Middle East and the Caucasus. The proximity to the Balkans and the rest of Europe as well as to the growing emerging

More information

Communiqué Global Bioeconomy Summit 2015

Communiqué Global Bioeconomy Summit 2015 Communiqué Global Bioeconomy Summit 2015 Making Bioeconomy Work for Sustainable Development Communiqué of the Global Bioeconomy Summit 2015 Making Bioeconomy Work for Sustainable Development The first

More information

Dutch-Palestinian Cooperation Forum

Dutch-Palestinian Cooperation Forum Dutch-Palestinian Cooperation Forum Smart Opportunities for Cooperation 1. Seminar in The Hague (Bel Air Hotel, 29 October 2015) On 29 October, Dutch Prime Minister Rutte and Palestinian Prime Minister

More information

School of Agriculture

School of Agriculture School of Agriculture M.Sc. in Agricultural and Food Economics A Two-Year Graduate Program Piacenza - Cremona campus M.Sc. in Agricultural and Food Economics Program type: Graduate degree / Master of Science

More information

We save more than just your money

We save more than just your money We save more than just your money Tailor-made solutions with global reach Accounting Tax Legal Audit www.etl-worldwide.com ETL International More than 40 years of experience ETL stands for European Tax

More information

ARE WE ON THE RIGHT TRACK?

ARE WE ON THE RIGHT TRACK? SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY FOR TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO ARE WE ON THE RIGHT TRACK? Presented by: Mr Samaroo Dowlath, Food Industry Stakeholder Sustainable Agriculture what is it? The term sustainable

More information

Schindler People Strategy. Support our business. by supporting our people. Fulfill our People Strategy. Deliver our HR ambitions. Support our business

Schindler People Strategy. Support our business. by supporting our people. Fulfill our People Strategy. Deliver our HR ambitions. Support our business Fulfill our People Strategy Deliver our HR ambitions Support our business Foster our values Support our business by supporting our people www.schindler.com/careers 2 Support our business by supporting

More information

CREDIBLE RELIABLE CONNECTED

CREDIBLE RELIABLE CONNECTED MALTA 2 CREDIBLE RELIABLE CONNECTED ALTER DOMUS Malta ALTER DOMUS Alter Domus is a leading European provider of Fund and Corporate Services, dedicated to international private equity & infrastructure houses,

More information

Conference call on 2014 half year results 13 August 2014

Conference call on 2014 half year results 13 August 2014 Conference call on 2014 half year results 13 August 2014 IMCD IMCD Group N.V. Disclaimer Forward looking statements This half year report contains forward looking statements. These statements are based

More information

Overview of food security projects funded by EKN Addis Ababa in 2016

Overview of food security projects funded by EKN Addis Ababa in 2016 Overview of food security projects funded by EKN Addis Ababa in 2016 Each project is described under one of the three pillars in the Multi-Annuals Strategic Plan 2014-2017 to which it contributes most.

More information

DOING BUSINESS IN UAE & UAE FREE TRADE ZONES. Sudhir Kumar, Partner & Head Corporate Communications Chief Executive Officer-Morison (UAE) Consulting

DOING BUSINESS IN UAE & UAE FREE TRADE ZONES. Sudhir Kumar, Partner & Head Corporate Communications Chief Executive Officer-Morison (UAE) Consulting DOING BUSINESS IN UAE & UAE FREE TRADE ZONES Sudhir Kumar, Partner & Head Corporate Communications Chief Executive Officer-Morison (UAE) Consulting UAE (Dubai) UNIQUENESS Busiest trading hub of the Middle

More information

Communication & Networks IoT SOLUTIONS

Communication & Networks IoT SOLUTIONS Communication & Networks 14 18 March 2016 Hannover Germany cebit.com Internet of Things Business Communications New Business Global Event for Digital Business Hall 13: the first choice for the Internet

More information

The Knowledge Share Project. Reporting Practices GRI Organizational Stakeholders share their reporting experiences

The Knowledge Share Project. Reporting Practices GRI Organizational Stakeholders share their reporting experiences Reporting Practices GRI Organizational Stakeholders share their reporting experiences The Knowledge Share Project REPORTING PRACTICES introduction Welcome to the Organizational Stakeholder (OS) Knowledge

More information

Supporting the Future of Urban Mobility World Economic Forum. City Information 2016

Supporting the Future of Urban Mobility World Economic Forum. City Information 2016 Supporting the Future of Urban Mobility World Economic Forum City Information 2016 The Forum is committed to shaping urban transportation policy World Economic Forum MISSION VISION The Forum is the not-for-profit

More information

TO: PROVINCE OF FLEVOLAND ADDED VALUE OF CHINA TRADE MISSIONS FLEVOLAND

TO: PROVINCE OF FLEVOLAND ADDED VALUE OF CHINA TRADE MISSIONS FLEVOLAND TO: PROVINCE OF FLEVOLAND ADDED VALUE OF CHINA TRADE MISSIONS FLEVOLAND A RESEARCH ON THE ADDED VALUE OF TRADE MISSIONS TO CHINA FOR BUSINESSES AND INSTITUTES ORGANIZED BY THE PROVINCE OF FLEVOLAND International

More information

Inspiring New Generations The Science and Technology Museum of Milan points both on Space and Nutrition

Inspiring New Generations The Science and Technology Museum of Milan points both on Space and Nutrition Inspiring New Generations The Science and Technology Museum of Milan points both on Space and Nutrition Luca Reduzzi, Curator of Astronomy, Space & ICT Department Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della

More information

direct sales effectiveness through sector focus

direct sales effectiveness through sector focus Strategic Report Our strategy in action In this section we demonstrate how we are implementing and making progress against each of our six strategic themes. 1 Increase direct sales effectiveness through

More information

About the Forum BENEFITS UNIQUE PROGRAMME FOOD SECTORS. Be a part of Europe s innovation elite and help shape the future of food technologies

About the Forum BENEFITS UNIQUE PROGRAMME FOOD SECTORS. Be a part of Europe s innovation elite and help shape the future of food technologies BENEFITS The European Food Venture Forum (EFVF) offers a unique setting with pan-european networking for top entrepreneurs, investors and experts from food technology sectors. This is a unique opportunity

More information

The JMB Partnership Helping Companies Internationalise. Stimulating, Nurturing & Capturing Business Growth.

The JMB Partnership Helping Companies Internationalise. Stimulating, Nurturing & Capturing Business Growth. The JMB Partnership Helping Companies Internationalise. The JMB Partnership. Main offices in London & Warwick JMB has helped over 350 international clients enter the UK from throughout the Globe, including

More information

The future agenda for development cooperation: voices of Dutch society

The future agenda for development cooperation: voices of Dutch society The future agenda for development cooperation: voices of Dutch society Contribution prepared for the High Level Panel on the Post 2015 development agenda - March 2013 Prepared by NCDO, in cooperation with

More information

Discover a world of new ideas.. Eindhoven.

Discover a world of new ideas.. Eindhoven. Why invest in Eindhoven region? The answer is very simple and diverse: Good business climate, with lots of space to grow. Leader in open innovation. Unique partnership between us and our hinterland. An

More information

Laurea Magistrale in Agricultural and Food Economics (Master of Science)

Laurea Magistrale in Agricultural and Food Economics (Master of Science) We produce it. We export it worldwide. What better place to study? Laurea Magistrale in Agricultural and Food Economics (Master of Science) Piacenza-Cremona campus Study Agribusiness in the heart of the

More information

Perspective. The Hanoi Communiqué

Perspective. The Hanoi Communiqué The Hanoi Communiqué The Ministers, representatives of countries, practitioners, scientists, civil society, private sector, and all other participants present at the 2 nd Global Conference on Agriculture,

More information

Santtu von Bruun. Head of competitiveness and international relations. Helsingin kaupunki Kaupunginkanslia

Santtu von Bruun. Head of competitiveness and international relations. Helsingin kaupunki Kaupunginkanslia Santtu von Bruun Head of competitiveness and international relations 16.2.2015 Tähän Helsingin sijainti Total area: 216 km 2 (land) + 503 km 2 (sea) 16.2.2015 Population: 612,664, Helsinki region: 1,500,000

More information

DANISH ROYAL VISIT TO THE USA

DANISH ROYAL VISIT TO THE USA INVITATION DANISH ROYAL VISIT TO THE USA SEPTEMBER 27-30, 2016 On the occasion of the visit by Their Royal Highnesses the Crown Prince Couple of Denmark to the U.S, the organizing team is pleased to invite

More information

IPTS and INFSO/F4 present 4 "Major Findings" Sessions on:

IPTS and INFSO/F4 present 4 Major Findings Sessions on: IPTS and INFSO/F4 present 4 "Major Findings" Sessions on: The Economics of ICT for Health: 1. Mainstreaming integrated Tele-Health and Care services in Europe 2. Internet use for Health services: a demand

More information

EPN CONSULTING AS YOUR CONSULTANTS

EPN CONSULTING AS YOUR CONSULTANTS 1/7 EPN CONSULTING is a threefold professional service provider. Our success lies in our capacity to bring together the exceptional professional skills that exist across Europe to provide Consultancy Services,

More information

Investing in Sustainable Food Security

Investing in Sustainable Food Security Sponsored by 2 5 October 2016 Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center Investing in Sustainable Food Security A new era of organic agriculture and modern fish farming Held concurrently with

More information

The impact of the IoT: social & economics benefits. Taller Internacional de Regulación, CRC

The impact of the IoT: social & economics benefits. Taller Internacional de Regulación, CRC The impact of the IoT: social & economics benefits Taller Internacional de Regulación, CRC Alexis Arancibia, GSMA 1 September 2015 The GSMA The GSMA unites a fragmented Global Mobile Operator Community

More information

Top Ten Emerging Industries of the Future

Top Ten Emerging Industries of the Future Top Ten Emerging Industries of the Future The $20 Trillion Opportunity that will Transform Future Businesses and Societies P6E3-MT October 2014 1 Contents Section Slide Number Executive Summary 5 Research

More information

Citi International Payment Account (IPA) Solution. Globalization Enabled

Citi International Payment Account (IPA) Solution. Globalization Enabled Citi International Payment Account (IPA) Solution Globalization Enabled For multinational organizations operating in different markets around the globe, an efficient, cost-effective and convenient solution

More information

International Entrepreneurship Executive Program

International Entrepreneurship Executive Program Create your own future through international & entrepreneurial competences and membership of an international community www.ibda.eu International Oct 15-17, 2014 Mauritius Development Academy apple Your

More information

Investing in the United States

Investing in the United States Investing in the United States 13 May 2015 ehealth Week 2015 Global Markets: Tools for Transatlantic Trade Kim Tuminaro Senior Trade Officer U.S. Department of State SelectUSA.gov U.S. Investment and Business

More information

H2020-LEIT-ICT WP2016-17. Big Data PPP

H2020-LEIT-ICT WP2016-17. Big Data PPP H2020-LEIT-ICT WP2016-17 Big Data PPP H2020-LEIT-ICT-2016 ICT 14 Big Data PPP: cross-sectorial and cross-lingual data integration and experimentation (IA) - Budget 27 M ICT 15 Big Data PPP: large scale

More information

Building Integrated Approaches into the Sustainable Development Goals. Submitted to the UN Secretary- General on the 26 of March, 2014

Building Integrated Approaches into the Sustainable Development Goals. Submitted to the UN Secretary- General on the 26 of March, 2014 Building Approaches into the Sustainable Development Goals A Declaration from the Nexus 2014: Water, Food, Climate and Energy Conference in the name of the Co- directors held at the University of North

More information

Join our scientific talent community

Join our scientific talent community Join our scientific talent community There has never been a better time to be a part of Janssen Research & Development. We are at the forefront of healthcare leading, evolving and transforming it into

More information

ONE BELT ONE ROAD OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE ROTTERDAM REGION. Min Zhang Business Manager China International Trade & Investment Rotterdam Partners

ONE BELT ONE ROAD OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE ROTTERDAM REGION. Min Zhang Business Manager China International Trade & Investment Rotterdam Partners ONE BELT ONE ROAD OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE ROTTERDAM REGION Min Zhang Business Manager China International Trade & Investment Rotterdam Partners THE ONE BELT ONE ROAD INITIATIVE Belt & Road Initiative 1 vision

More information

Société Générale's Premium Review Conference

Société Générale's Premium Review Conference Strength. Performance. Passion. Société Générale's Premium Review Conference Bernard Fontana, CEO Holcim Group Société Générale's Premium Review Conference 2012 Holcim Ltd Agenda Assessing our strategy

More information

From recommendations to actions: impact of the Strategic Policy Forum

From recommendations to actions: impact of the Strategic Policy Forum Strategic Policy Forum on Digital Entrepreneurship From recommendations to actions: impact of the Strategic Policy Forum Executive summary: Key actions of the activities of the Strategic Policy Forum on

More information

Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Program

Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Program Accelerating Your Success Independent Software Vendor (ISV) Program Partner with Avnet and deliver fully-optimised, pre-integrated solutions to your end-clients. Quickly. Easily. Globally. www.avnet.com/ts/ie

More information

Environmental commitment and social responsibility

Environmental commitment and social responsibility Environmental commitment and social responsibility Environmental Commitment and Social Responsibility Holcim s ambition is to create value for all relevant stakeholders in a sustainable manner. Therefore,

More information

Photo Credit: Arthur Getz Escudero. CITY REGION FOOD SYSTEMS Sustainable Food Systems and Urbanization AN OVERVIEW

Photo Credit: Arthur Getz Escudero. CITY REGION FOOD SYSTEMS Sustainable Food Systems and Urbanization AN OVERVIEW Photo Credit: Arthur Getz Escudero CITY REGION FOOD SYSTEMS Sustainable Food Systems and Urbanization AN OVERVIEW Draft September 2014 CITY REGION FOOD SYSTEMS Sustainable Food Systems and Urbanization

More information

Fuori EXPO Australia Agri-Food Investment Seminar

Fuori EXPO Australia Agri-Food Investment Seminar Fuori EXPO Australia Agri-Food Investment Seminar Australian agribusiness generates over AUS 150 billion annually, is innovative and is in big demand in Asia learn how Italian companies and researchers

More information

European Innovation Partnership Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability. Directorate General for Agriculture and Rural Development

European Innovation Partnership Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability. Directorate General for Agriculture and Rural Development European Innovation Partnership Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability Directorate General for Agriculture and Rural Development Context In its Europe 2020 Strategy, the Commission underlines the

More information

Smart Cities - A European Initiative

Smart Cities - A European Initiative Smart Cities - A European Initiative Österreichische Technologieplattform Smart Cities Meeting 11 March 2011 Reinhard Schütz Energy Department, Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT) Drivers and challenges

More information

Présentation de la KIC Raw Materials

Présentation de la KIC Raw Materials Programmes H2020 Recherche et Innovation Energie et Environnement Présentation de la KIC Raw Materials Frédéric Villiéras Université de Lorraine H2020 Energie et Environnement - Paris 8 avril 2015 - F.

More information

Boosting the Investment- Readiness of SMEs and Small Midcaps in Europe and Associated Countries. co-funded by the European Commission

Boosting the Investment- Readiness of SMEs and Small Midcaps in Europe and Associated Countries. co-funded by the European Commission Boosting the Investment- Readiness of SMEs and Small Midcaps in Europe and Associated Countries co-funded by the European Commission The policy toolbox Capacity Building InvestHorizon boosting Investment

More information

THE UK S INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL FOR BUSINESS FESTIVAL PARTNERS

THE UK S INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL FOR BUSINESS FESTIVAL PARTNERS MEET CONNECT GROW THE UK S INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL FOR BUSINESS LIVERPOOL, JUNE-JULY 2014 FESTIVAL PARTNERS This is going to be an event on an unprecedented scale and a shop window like no other. Make sure

More information

trainer course on IPR support for the internationalization of innovative biotech SMEs.

trainer course on IPR support for the internationalization of innovative biotech SMEs. Train the trainer course on IPR support for the internationalization of innovative biotech SMEs Via Santa Marta 18, Milan, ITALY June 13th, 2012 INNOVHUB SSI, in collaboration with ABC Europe, is pleased

More information

GSMA Mobility Live! North America

GSMA Mobility Live! North America GSMA Mobility Live! North America Sponsorship Opportunities In Partnership With GSMA Mobile 360 Series Mobile Industry Leaders Meet Here The GSMA Mobile 360 Series offers senior executives in the mobile

More information

Session 2: An Overview of Building & Construction Opportunities in Thailand

Session 2: An Overview of Building & Construction Opportunities in Thailand Lena Ng Board Advisor AMATA Corporation PCL Session 2: An Overview of Building & Construction Opportunities in Thailand 02 July 2015 Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication ~ Leonardo Da Vinci Overview

More information

19 June 2015, Milano Expo site

19 June 2015, Milano Expo site With the patronage of In collaboration with Last Call to Europe 2020 The role of Enterprises for a Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive Europe 19 June 2015, Milano Expo site WITH THE PATRONAGE OF In collaboration

More information

Status of the World s Soil Resources

Status of the World s Soil Resources 5 December 2015 Status of the World s Soil Resources The Intergovernmental Technical Panel on Soils (ITPS), the main scientific advisory body to the Global Soil Partnership (GSP) hosted by the Food and

More information

Key facts and Expo Milano 2015 Targets:

Key facts and Expo Milano 2015 Targets: belgium @ 2015 milan universal exposition 2015 milan universal exposition o Key facts and Expo Milano 2015 Targets: - 6 month event - 20 million visitors - 1 billion citizens - ± 140 countries - 1.1 million

More information

Identifying and Understanding Call Texts

Identifying and Understanding Call Texts EU-JordanNet II Enhancement of Jordan-European S&T Partnerships Identifying and Understanding Call Texts The EU-JordanNet II project (311910) is co-funded by the European Community's Capacities Programme

More information

Zhejiang Week - Academic Seminar Erasmus+ and Horizon 2020. Joke Hofmans Liaison agency Flanders Europe 23 November 2015

Zhejiang Week - Academic Seminar Erasmus+ and Horizon 2020. Joke Hofmans Liaison agency Flanders Europe 23 November 2015 Zhejiang Week - Academic Seminar Erasmus+ and Horizon 2020 Joke Hofmans Liaison agency Flanders Europe 23 November 2015 People to people/ people mobility Erasmus+ Horizon 2020 TAIEF Education & Training

More information