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Supply Chain Management

Start-up Stage

February 8, 2019

12:10 - 14:00

Hall 9, booth B-12/B-13

Under the slogan ’Disrupt Agriculture’ the first FRUIT LOGISTICA Start-up Day will take place on 8 February 2019 - a special format for start-ups developing groundbreaking products, projects and ideas.

20 promising start-ups will be presenting their technologies and solutions for the industry.

12:10 hrs – ColdHubs; solar powered walk-in cold rooms for smallholder farmers to store and preserve food, Speaker: Nnaemeka Ikegwuonu, CEO, ColdHubs

12:20 hrs – The future of fresh, first mile distribution and cold chain - Speaker:  Dr. Michele Bruni, Co-founder & Technical Director, InspiraFarms (Enterprise Project Ventures) 

12:30 hrs – Indoor Farm Solutions C.ulture U.nder B.est E.nvironment, Speaker: Benjamin Beachus, CFO, GND  

12:40 hrs – Real time produce quality decisions using hyperspectral imaging and machine learning, Speaker: Abi Ramanan, CEO, ImpactVision

12:50 - Real-time post harvest Quality, Speaker: Michael Vukcevic, Commercial Director and Jon Lowy, Founder, RipeTime  

13:00 hrs – Traceability to the origin, the new gold for fruits & veggies, Speaker: Wilbert Hilkens, Founder, FoodInsights

13:10 hrs – Produce data and Algorithms driving profitability, Speaker: Martha Montoya, President and Founder, AgTools

13:20 hrs - Challenges to improve transparency and fairtrade on e-commerce in the Agrifood Sector, Speaker: Filipe Núncio, COOAgri Marketplace  

13:30 hrs – Cloud based load carrier management - online banking for pallets and containers, Speaker: Stephan Collisi, CEO, poolynk GmbH

13:40 Uhr - Innovative soil and water health testing for increased agricultural productivity, Speaker: Angela de Manzanos, CTO, FungiAlert 

13:50 hrs – Summary, Stephanie Zaar, Fruitnet


Stephanie Zaar, Editor, Fruchthandel Magazin, Fruitnet Media International GmbH