About The Summit

Accelerating technology and investment in Asia’s agri-food value chain

Produced by the expert team behind the acclaimed World Agri-Tech, Indoor AgTech and Future Food-Tech summits, the 2019 Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Week in Singapore explored the latest innovations and market opportunities in the agri-food supply chain across Southeast Asia, India and China.

Featuring dedicated segments on Agriculture, Indoor Farming, Aquaculture, New Proteins, and Food-Tech, the three-day summit brought together agribusinesses, indoor growers, food brands and ingredient developers with equipment manufacturers, entrepreneurs and investors to share innovation and experiences from around the globe and forge new partnerships.

As the regional agri-food innovation ecosystem grows, the summit explored the latest models for technology investment, incubation and commercialisation, showcasing the most exciting technology start-ups from around the world and creating powerful partnership opportunities to accelerate the region’s sustainable growth for the future.

Key Themes for the 2019 summit: 

  • Driving Precision Agriculture through Remote Sensing and AI Innovation
  • Harnessing Plant Science to Optimise Crops and the Soil Microbiome for Nutrition and Climate Resilience
  • Empowering Smallholder Farmers through Digital Connectivity and Data-Driven Insights
  • Targeting Malnutrition and Healthy Ageing through Fortified and Functional Foods
  • Preventing Diabetes through Sugar Reduction, Processing and Replacement Technologies
  • Translating Alternative Protein Innovation to the Asian Consumer – from Plant-Based to Cell-Based
  • Optimising Urban Farming for Resource-Efficient Food Security
  • Driving Sustainable Aquaculture through Nutrition and Feed Innovation
  • Growing the Asian Agri-Food Tech Ecosystem through New Innovation Models and Investment

Summit Highlights Showreel

Who Will You Meet?

Senior decision-makers from across the region’s agri-food innovation ecosystem:

About Rethink Events

Rethink summits are created by experts in the water, waste and agri-food tech industries to address the issues most crucial to investors and developers in these sectors. Through our global network of industry advisors, we produce highly-focused, topical summits which gather all the right people together in one room to share ideas, find solutions and identify new business opportunities.

We are committed to providing the world-leading platforms for knowledge-sharing, debate and networking for business leaders, featuring the leading experts and gamechangers from across the global ecosystem. Our goal is to promote diversity and inclusion, with particular effort to phase out all-male speaker panels to ensure balanced representation and promotion of women in technology and business.

For more information about Rethink, visit www.rethinkevents.com

Global Agri-Food Events

Held annually in London and San Francisco, the World Agri-Tech Innovation Summit is an international networking and deal-making event for global agribusinesses, solution providers, entrepreneurs and investors. The goal of the summit is to accelerate the commercialisation of advanced agricultural technologies by generating global partnerships and collaborations.

Future Food-Tech meets three times per year in London, San Francisco and New York. Focused on harnessing technology and fostering global collaboration for better food and nutrition, it brings together global food-brands, investors and entrepreneurs to forge new partnerships and accelerate the adoption of innovative solutions and products to meet the growing global demand for safe, traceable, nutritious and delicious foods.

The Indoor AgTech Innovation Summit focuses on the role of vertical and indoor farming in serving local, regional and national food systems. Held in New York, the summit shares global best practice and looks at advances in AI, automation, lighting, environmental control and plant science that are set to transform these systems.  It connects operators, food brands, technology developers, plant scientists, food buyers, financiers and city planners ready to explore the new opportunities for investment and collaboration to scale this fast-emerging industry.