VIRTUAL EVENT from MAY 11 to 14 2021

Given the global and local situation related to COVID-19, the CIGR 2020 Local Organizing Committee has decided to hold the event in virtual mode from May 11 to 14, 2021. We are currently in the development phase of the virtual program.

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How Europe is Transforming the Global Agri-Food Industry Through a Public/Private Open Innovation Ecosystem

AndyZyngaBefore joining the European Institute of Innovation and Technology Food (EIT Food),  Andy built and turned around several businesses in Europe and the USA, and most recently engineered a successful exit for Open Innovation Service Leader NineSigma, which he ran for 10 years. The majority of NineSigma’s clients are from the Agri-Food Industry. Other stations in his career include 6 years at KPMG Consulting, where he built an international telecommunication strategy practice, and 5 years at Vanco plc, where as CEO North America and Central Europe he was part of the Executive team that took the business public on the London Stock Exchange. Andy joined EIT Food as CEO in November 2018. Andy holds a Master’s degree that combines Business Administration and Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Berlin, and he earned a Doctorate’s Degree with a thesis on (Open) Innovation Management from RWTH Aachen.