VIDA International Brokerage Event 2019 on September 12 (MILAN)

Submitted by Olga Glumac on 06 September 2019


VIDA international Brokerage Event 2019 will be hosted by VIDA partner Lombardy Energy Cleantech Cluster (LE2C) and will take place at the Via Chiaravalle 8 – Sala Falck, in Milan on September 12th, between 9.15 and 16.00.

We will welcome Fabrizio Sala, Vice President and Minister for Research, Innovation, University, Export and Internationalization, Regione Lombardia that will give a talk on Regional policy to develop advanced agri-food chain. Following keynote on the Innovation trend in the agri-food sector will be given by Andrea Salati Chiodini, President of the Assofoodtec (Italian Association of Manufacturers of Machinery, Plant and Equipment for Food Production, Processing and Preservation).

The event will promote matchmaking among SME’s interested in VIDA vouchers and EU funding (i.e. other types of voucher schemes and cascading funding through Horizon Europe Programme) and will enhance good practices and hints for having successful innovative projects.

Five companies will present resource efficiency challenges and solutions in the agri-food sector, either as end-users or technology suppliers:

3Bee - merges electronic sensors and biological analysis to innovate the farming sector

Foodchain - traciability service for the food sector based on blockchain, from origin to final consumer 

NeoruraleHub - a natural laboratory for developing innovative sustainable solutions for agri-food chain

Refarmed - develops zero waste and building integrated horticultural solutions based on circular economy and resources efficiency 

Tecnoalimenti - food product authentication and reducing food loss

Consequently, we will welcome another H2020 INNOSUP Project DIVA that will held a presentation on Boosting innovative digitech value chains for agri-food, forestry and environment by Anna Giacon and Daniele Abate, H-FARM - National Contact Point for DIVA project.

We welcome actors from agri-food, energy, water or KET sectors to come and join us!

Registration free but mandatory here.

The number of vacancies for the event is limited, so please register until September 10th.

Full programme is attached.The event will be in English, no translation available.

For more details contact our local host and VIDA partner:

Lombardy Energy Cleantech Cluster (LE2C)info [at] ( ) - Tel. +39.02

Via Pantano 9 – 20122 Milano (MM Missori) I  info [at]    Follow us: @h2020vida

VIDA – Value added Innovation in fooD chAins– aims to accelerate the implementation of new solutions (preferably key enabling technologies) in the food sector which improve the usage of water and energy with the ambition to reduce losses and consumption. VIDA has three different types of funding vouchers to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) seeking new resource efficient solutions.

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The VIDA project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under grant agreement nº 777795. 

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