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F&A Next:
Foodvalley NL On Stage





22 – 23 May 2023

Starting from 8:30

Omnia, Plus Ultra II in Wageningen and Online

Foodvalley NL programme

On 22 and 23 May 2024, hundreds of the world’s leading tech startups, scale-ups, investors and corporates in food and agriculture will meet at the 9th F&A Next summit in Wageningen, and online. As proud partner of this summit, Foodvalley NL looks forward to bringing the agrifoodtech community together to connect, share insights and explore investment opportunities aimed at building a sustainable food system and a better deal for all.

F&A Next is a two-day, not-for-profit summit that aims to catalyse sustainable food and agriculture innovation. It is here where about 700 of the world’s brightest minds in agrifoodtech come together to drive the industry forward with advanced sustainable innovations. If you are fully committed to sustainable innovation in food and agriculture, F&A Next and Foodvalley NL is the place to be.

What to expect?

Thought leaders and frontrunners share their experience and intakes on important developments in the industry. Key industry players share their perspectives on hot topics, publicly exploring both sides of debated issues and policies in search of solutions. Breakout sessions that provide in-depth discussion and interaction with small groups of highly engaged participants. Showcases of promising startups that aim to transform the industry. And a lot of one-on-one meetings!

Programme 22 May

Foodvalley on Stage

Foodvalley CEO Marjolein Brasz, along with Sjoukje Heimovaara from Wageningen University & Research, has the honor of opening F&A next.
Stage 1
Circular AgriFood Systems: From Niche to Norm
During this session we unravel the journey from conceptual models of minimizing food losses to the tangible actions driving the market for upcycled foods and ingredients
Greenspot | Symrise
Stage 2
15.30 16.30Collaborate from farmer2supermarket.
Dive deep into the essence of policy advocacy and the intricate interdependencies that knit farmers, suppliers, producers, and retailers together in the value chain.
Alex Datema | Rabobank, Jan Groen | Green Organics, Jeroen Willemsen | Foodvalley NL, Marjolein Brasz | Foodvalley NL
Stage 2

Programme 23 May

On stage at F&A Next

Anchoring Innovations in Society
Judith van der Horst – Graat – Innovation Lead Food & Health at Foodvalley,
Stage 2
Healthy, easy and Sustainable Choices
Judith van der Horst – Graat – Innovation Lead Food & Health at Foodvalley,
Stage 1
Innovations in Regenerative Agriculture
This session explores the rich potential of regenerative farming for creating new business models, expanding income options, and reducing farmers’ risks by smartly matching supply with demand.
Jolijn Zwart-van Kessel | Innovation Lead Circular Agrifood
Stage 2

At the Foodvalley office


Join us at F&A Next 2024

Tickets for F&A next are still available, and Foodvalley Network or Community partners receive a discount! You can find the discount code in our Partner Newsletter and the personal Partner-only invitation, or it’s also published on

We look forward to welcome you at F&A Next 2024! For more information and tickets go to