EVENT POSTPONED to MAY 10-14 2021

With the COVID-19 virus being declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization, the Canada and Quebec governments have put in place several temporary mesures to limit the propagation including the interdiction to held events and Canada's border closing.  

As the situation is evolving very quickly and unpredictably, the Local Organizing Committee has decided to POSTPONE the event to MAY 10-14 2021.

Registration is closed until August 31, 2020. Abstract submission is re-open until February 1st, 2021.

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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.