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Feeding the Planet: European Bio Food Clusters on the World Stage | Capitalisation Workshop

Feeding the Planet: European Bio Food Clusters on the World Stage | Capitalisation Workshop
Palazzo Pirelli, Sala Pirelli (first floor) - Via Fabio Filzi 22, Milano

Three European Biotech and Agro-Food Clusters –Parco Tecnologico Padano (Region of Lombardy, Italy), Agropolis International (Languedoc-Roussillon, France) and Oost NV (Food Valley Wageningen, East Netherlands, The Netherlands)– together to set up a “European World Class Cluster” able to generate joint strategies and partnerships at an international level with countries such as Brazil, Chile, India, and the United States. Feeding the Planet project has actively involved research and training organizations, innovative companies, and local authorities. The event will discuss the results of the project and suggest new opportunities in a broad and dynamic context.

“Feeding The Planet: EU Bio Food Clusters on The World Stage” is a project co-financed by European Commission and coordinated by Region of Lombardy, that links 3 main World-Class  Biotech and Agro-Food Clusters in Europe: Parco Tecnologico Padano (Lombardy - Italy), Agropolis International (Languedoc-Roussillon - France) and Oost NV (East Netherlands - The Netherlands).

More info about the project at www.feeding-the-planet.eu


AGENDA

09:00
ARRIVAL AND REGISTRATION OF PARTICIPANTS


09:30
Opening address
Mario Melazzini, Councilor for Productive Activities, Research & Innovation, Regione Lombardia

9:45
Feeding the Planet: overview of the project
Maria Carla Ambrosini
, Project Coordinator, Regione Lombardia

10:00
Feeding the Planet: Lessons learnt and new perspectives on a global scale
Gianluca Carenzo, Parco Tecnologico Padano
Eric Fargeas, Agropolis International
Linze Rijswijk, OOST NV

11:00
COFFEE BREAK

11:20
Cluster Internationalization: sharing and implementing a coherent European strategy - Round Table
Moderator: Angelo Gatto, Finlombarda
Vicente Caruz, Fundación Empresarial EUROCHILE
Alberto Pezzi, Directorate General for Industry, Government of Catalonia
Giuliano Noci, EXPLORA
Gianluca Carenzo, Parco Tecnologico Padano

12:20
Cluster excellence and cluster internationalization: EC DG Enterprise and Industry’s outlook on clusters for growth
José Freitas, Enterprise and Industry Directorate-General, European Commission

12:45
Discussion and closing remarks
Armando De Crinito, Regione Lombardia

13:00
NETWORKING LUNCH

The event is organized by Region of Lombardy in cooperation with Fondazione Politecnico di Milano. 
Simultaneous translation Italian-English and Italian-English is available.

 
 

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