On April 16-18, 2023 the CROP Innovation & Business (CropIB) conference will take place in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. CropIB is a premier event for the agriculture industry, focusing on the latest innovations and business opportunities in the crop sector. The conference brings together experts from various fields, including agriculture, food science, and technology, to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the crop industry. The event features keynote presentations, panel discussions, and interactive workshops, covering topics such as precision farming, new crop technologies, and sustainability. 

New Technologies for Breeding Innovative Crops

For the 12th time, more than 200 international participants will gather in Amsterdam for a three-day conference that focuses on the use of new technologies for breeding innovative crops. New breakthrough technologies in artificial intelligence, phenotyping, robotics, genotyping and data science that will contribute to the development of new resilience-, protein-, health beneficial- and sustainable crops will be discussed. CropIB will also contribute to stimulating partnerships by connecting the industry to the world-class academic networks of Wageningen (the Netherlands), Ghent (Belgium) and CEPLAS (Germany). Added to this year´s program is a dedicated pitch session for academic groups, startups and established companies to perform a proof-of concept with their first product or service. In this way CropIB would like to contribute to speeding up time to market for innovative solutions for the main challenges.

Pitches by Early Stage Startups

Early stage companies will get the possibility to pitch their innovative technology, -service or -product to an international audience from the international agri-food industry. Hosted by Jan Meiling, Managing Director at StartLife (NL)

Pitching companies:
1. phenoLytics GmbH (Germany)
2. Ressurect bio (United Kingdom)
3. Voltiris (Switzerland)

The pitch program is supported by biotope by VIB CEPLAS and StartLife.