Innovation and SME Forum: Data-Driven Innovation in the Agritech Sector

Wed 10 March 2021 to Fri 12 March 2021

What to expect

You will dive deep into the world of data-driven innovation with a mix of high-level keynote presentations and hands-on sessions to discuss and interact with other companies, academics and ELIXIR partners. All this with an interactive virtual platform to offer you an immersive online experience

Who should attend

  • Researchers in academia and industry
  • Large and small companies that develop services for data management and analysis
  • Policymakers and funders
  • Anyone interested in the data-driven life sciences sector

Programme

Day one | Data integration and data management in the agritech sector

10:00

Welcome to the event. Introduction panel with:
Catherine Sirven (Bayer)
Frederik Coppens (ELIXIR Belgium)
Anne-Francois Adam-Blondon (ELIXIR France)
Chair: Katharina Lauer (ELIXIR Hub)

10:45

Keynote I: What's in a field? A Semantics driven approach towards integrating data and providing answers to the agri-food sector
Monika Solanki (Agrimetrics)

11:10

AgDataHub, a modular approach for succeeding in data management in the agritech sector
Sebastien Picardat (API-AGRO)

11:25

Short break

11:35

Workflow driven data integration for plant breeding
Jan Taubert (KWS)

11:50

Management, visualization and analysis of phenotypic data at your fingertips
Stijn Dhondt (VIB)

12:05

Pests, pathogens and weeds — The data integration challenges for novel control agent discovery
Mike Csukai (Syngenta)

12:30

Break | Meet the speakers

13:30

End of day one

Day two | From genotype to phenotype

10:00

Keynote II: Breeding 4.0: how integrated machine learning models will help us to address the global challenges of agriculture in the next 10 years
Fred van Ex (INARI)

10:25

Application of linked data in a cross-species setup to enhance gene discovery in crops
Klaas Vandepoele (VIB)

10:40

Testing the application of ELIXIR plant standards in the industry
Ana Portugal Melo (Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência, ELIXIR-PT)

10:55

Short break

11:05

The ELIXIR plant portal for the integration of phenotyping and genotyping data
Cyril Pommier (INRAe)

11:20

HIPHEN A state of the art of UAV use for field high throughput phenotyping (FHTPP)
Alexis Comar (Hiphen)

11:35

Keynote III: From sensor data to organised and reusable phenomic information
Francois Tardieu (INRA/EMPHASIS)

12:00

Break | Meet the speakers

12:30

End of day two

Day three | Data-driven precision farming

09:30

Keynote IV: Use of data at farmers level, still a myth or a reality?
Tristan Guilbot (The Climate Corporation)

10:00

Towards a Predictive Field Testing Pipeline: How Data Science and Digital Technologies drive the Development of Future Crop Protection Products
Philipp Senger (Bayer)

10:15

Anthony Gelibert (CarbonBee)

10:30

Reducing the use of herbicides by 80% with AI
Aurelien Benoit-Levy (Bilberry)

10:45

Break | Meet the speakers

11:30

Agri-semantics — Semantics for data in Agriculture and Nutrition
Erick Antezana (Bayer)
Cyril Pommier (INRA)

Public-private partnerships in the agritech sector — how can we improve the interactions?
Catherine Sirven (Bayer)
Field High Throughput Plant Phenotyping — how to speed up adoption
Alexis Cormar (Hyphen)
12:15

Feedback from the roundtables and closing of the event

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Registration

Contacts

Programme: Katharina Lauer (katharina.lauer@elixir-europe.org)
Event administration: Dana Cernoskova (dana@scientifika.eu)

Partners

Bayer
EMPHASIS
ELIXIR France
ELIXIR Belgium

See also: Industry