The Netherlands and Japan share challenges and ambitions in the area of agriculture, such as making food production more sustainable, handling population aging and the increasing labor shortages. In this respect, both countries are working on innovative solutions with digitization and robotization as important themes that attract significant investments, and have a lot to offer each other.
On 22 June 2021 the East Netherlands Development Agency (Oost NL), will co-organize a smart agriculture webinar “Robotics & AI for data-driven horticulture and agriculture” with Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Japan, the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO), Wageningen University & Research (WUR), and Foodvalley NL, and FME. This event offers participants the opportunity to visit smart agri companies online and provides a good overview of agritech innovations developed in the Netherlands.
> When: Tuesday 22 June 2021, 15:30-17:30 JST / 8:30-10:30 CET
> Targeted Participants Agricultural producers, companies, universities, research institutes, government, media and other related parties
> Participation fee Free
Innovative agritech applications and R&D cooperation between Japan and the Netherlands will help to create a more sustainable agriculture. The Smart agriculture company visits will focus on greenhouse horticulture and open field farming, and will go into the technology and the concrete applications in each field. We will also inform you about the coming mission to promote innovation cooperation and trade. The platform offers lots of opportunities for participants from both countries to interact and network.This is a platform for digital events to be hosted by TeamNL, Papendal, NOC*NSF and the Netherlands government for 3 months from 7 June in the run-up to the Tokyo 2020 Games.
For registration (please register as soon as possible and by 17 June at the latest) and program: GO4EXPORT - TeamNL Tokyo Expo - Robotics & AI for data-driven horticulture and agriculture | GO4EXPORT