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Nov 4

Tomorrow is discussed Today – Bioeconomy in Food for an Urban Society.

November 4 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm CET

Tomorrow is discussed Today – Bioeconomy in Food for an Urban Society.

Food-Changers, are you in?

Let’s discover how bioeconomy can change the way we produce food in 2030. Have a look into innovative scenarios at the Berlin Science Week, November 4, 2020.

Food from space, wastewater treatment by algae or wheat production in urban indoor-farms – join our online event and discover with presentations, interviews and a panel discussion with Q&As how our tomorrow can look like.

We are very much looking forward to discussing with you on

November 4, 2020 , 10:00 – 13:00

Join the event with the Zoom-Link

or visit our event page on the Berlin Science Week Homepage to join the live stream on November 4, 2020.

Our speakers:

Prof. Senthold Asseng, University of Florida (USA) and Director of the Florida Climate Institute

Presentation topic: Climate change and wheat cultivation in indoor farms

Dr. Michael Binder, Evonik Industries AG

Panel Discussion: Innovation, speed, circular – What it needs to successfully transform the system

Johannes Mahn, Foresight Manager, Evonik Industries AG

Presentation topic: Changing the Protein Landscape 2030

Interview with Prof. Reinhold Ewald, Institute für Space Systems, University of Stuttgart

Topic: Space station – circular food.

Prof. Justus Wesseler, University of Wageningen

Panel Discussion: Innovation, speed, circular – What it needs to successfully transform the system

Dr. Christina Kuchendorf, Research Center Jülich GmbH

Presentation topic: Clean water thanks to algae

Interview with Prof. Kai Purnhagen, Food Law, University of Bayreuth

Topic: Circular Food – New Food needs new regulation

German Farmers Association (tbd.)

Panel Discussion: Innovation, speed, circular – What it needs to successfully transform the system

Interview with Brian James Shaw, Agrifood Team Lead, Metabolic Amsterdam

Topic: How to measure sustainability in food innovation – Comparing methods

Felix Willert, innovate!

Presentation topic: Presenting best-practice examples from the event

Panel Discussion with

Prof. Senthold Asseng, University of Florida, Dr. Michael Binder, Evonik Industries AG, Prof. Justus Wesseler, University of Wageningen, German Farmers Association (tbd.) , Stephan Becker-Sonnenschein, Global Food Summit

Topic: Innovation, speed, circular – What it needs to successfully transform the system

Berlin Science Week, which will take place from November 1 to 10, 2020, is an international platform where the most renowned researchers, research-based companies, media and politicians meet annually. Universities, research institutions or companies offer insights into their research for a week.

About Global Food Summit:

The Global Food Summit (GFS) in Munich lends a voice to science, research, companies and start ups in the food sector and promotes a change in awareness towards a circular food economy. The GFS is carried out in cooperation with the University of Berkeley, Wageningen University, Technical University Munich, the German Academy of Technical Sciences and Humanities and the Bavarian State Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Forestry, represented by the Nutrition Cluster.

Organiser

Global Food Summit