About the Summit

Connecting Business & Innovation for a Healthy, Sustainable Food System

The World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit is an international networking event for global agribusinesses, solution providers, entrepreneurs and investors. Its goal is to accelerate the commercialisation of advanced agricultural technologies by generating global partnerships and collaborations. With over 60 speakers and a new crop of exciting international agtech start-ups, the agenda explores the adoption of smart farming, the power of the microbiome, crop protection, gene-editing, robotics and AI, and supply chain traceability. The event has grown consistently each year, welcoming over 450 agribusinesses, start-ups and investors from 43 different countries in 2018 for two-days of debate and deal-making.

Key Themes For the 2019 Summit:

  • Creating Business Models with Global Impact
  • Changing Diets: Opportunities for New Crops, Services & Solutions
  • Intelligent, Targeted Crop Protection & Soil Health
  • Breakthrough Discoveries in Biologicals, Novel Chemistry & Gene Editing
  • Digitisation of the Supply Chain & Transformation of the Agri-Food System
  • Scaling Robotics & Automation from Pilot to Mainstream
  • The Power of Co-Operatives: Putting Innovation into Practice
  • Building A Business Foundation for Carbon Negative Agriculture

Summit Highlights

See a snapshot of the 2018 summit

Who Will You Meet?

Senior leaders from global companies confirmed to join in 2019 include:

World AgriTech Innovation Ecosystem 2019

About Rethink Events

Rethink summits are created by experts in the water, waste and agri-food tech industries to address the issues most crucial to investors and developers in these sectors. Through our global network of industry advisors, we produce highly-focused, topical summits which gather all the right people together in one room to share ideas, find solutions and identify new business opportunities. We are committed to providing the world-leading platforms for knowledge-sharing, debate and networking for business leaders, featuring the leading experts and gamechangers from across the global ecosystem. Our goal is to promote diversity and inclusion, with particular effort to phase out all-male speaker panels to ensure balanced representation and promotion of women in technology and business. For more information about Rethink, visit www.rethinkevents.com