The finalists of the Startup Days
Too good to go
The Too Good To Go app connects users with businesses that have surplus food, so that this food can be enjoyed instead of wasted. Users get delicious meals at a great price, businesses reach new customers and recover. (more...)
10xDNA: The Mindset of the Future
One of the highlights of IGW Digital 2021 is the keynote of the well-known TV personality Frank Thelen!.The European serial founder and technology investor will give a keynote on the topic: 10xDNA: The Mindset of the Future. Save the date! You should not miss it in the world.
WHEN: 20.01.2021 | 12 noon
The batlle of the Startups
Our jury has selected 6 young companies from the agtech and foodtech industry from all submitted applications to present themselves at the Startup Days. In 2 pitch rounds you will try to convince the jury of your company and your business idea.
20.01.2021 | 11:30 a.m.
21.01.2021 | 9:30 a.m.
What does health taste like?
An exciting talk on the topic of healthy nutrition. Today, food must be able to do everything: be close to nature, as ecological as possible, and produced nearby. Meat is increasingly 'competing' with "substitute products". Are all these trends in conflict?
Fabio Ziemsen, Metro AG
Petra Bentkämper, President of the German Rural Women's Association
Dr. Dr. Markus Schick, Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Head of Department Food Safety and Animal Health; Dr. med and Dr. vet
WHEN: 20.01.2021 | 11 a.m.
"Coulda, woulda, value chain"
A talk on the topic: energy and climate change, digitalization, transparency and resource protection! Strong goals need strong answers. A variety ofwindows are also opening in value creation, raising fundamental questions: How much global is (still) necessary?
Dr. Julia Köhn, Entrepreneur Startup "Pielers"
Olaf Deininger, business journalist, digital expert, and co-author of "Food Code"
David Engel, Entrepreneur, dairy farmer with a farm dairy
WHEN: Jan. 21, 2021 | 9 a.m.
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Asli Solmaz-Kaiser is the founder and CEO of iComplai, an AI-powered business intelligence platform for food risk assessment, monitoring and prediction. Asli brings more than 14 years of professional experience in product safety - most recently as VP Product Development of one of Germany's largest product safety companies. During this time, she has served on industry committees such as the Product Safety Committee of BAuA (German Federal Agency for Occupational Safety and Health), managed business units up to 100M€, and led global teams up to 40 people. With iComplai, Mrs. Solmaz-Kaiser aims to contribute to a healthier world.
Too good to go
The Too Good To Go app connects users with businesses that have surplus food, so that this food can be enjoyed instead of wasted. Users get delicious meals at a great price, businesses reach new customers and recover sunk costs, and the planet has less wasted food to deal with - it’s a win-win-win.
SAM-DIMENSION reduces herbicide use to a minimum. The AgTech startup focused on precise drone mapping in agriculture offers farmers the integration of AI-assisted weed mapping via drone for the precise application of herbicides. Farmers can use this to reduce their herbicide application costs. This enables farmers to achieve environmentally sustainable crop protection, as required by the European "Green Deal". The drone mapping solution enables precise planning and execution of inputs and machinery applications in crop protection. The company's mission is to develop intelligent algorithms to increase productivity and reduce chemical pollution through precise crop protection at single plant level for forward-thinking sustainable cropping systems.