Events

Booking Information

Venue

Virtual event


accessible from your workstation

Date

9-10 Feb 2021

AEDT

Time

3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Industry

Agribusiness
Education and Training

Reference No

CMP-18103-R8Y1F2

UAE Agtech Innovation Forum

About event:

The Australian Government is inviting universities and research institutes to virtually discover the diverse investment and collaboration opportunities in the UAE’s agribusiness and food technology sectors. The UAE Agtech Innovation Forum will provide access to local research institutions and industry partners. The virtual event is a key element of Australia’s Agriculture 4.0 initiative, and supports both country’s collaborative efforts to address the UAE’s Food Security Initiative.

Through the forum, participants can expect to engage in the below activities virtually:

  • Meetings with UAE Universities to discover two-way opportunities in research, and course offerings.
  • Site visits to AgTech and FoodTech R&D precincts showcasing how far the UAE has come in adopting digital and scientific know how in key identified areas
  • Presentations and testimonials from industry experts and private companies that have successfully commercialised projects in the sector.
  • Keynotes from relevant ministries and municipalities that are driving federal initiatives in food nutrition, food security, and food waste as well as water efficiencies.

 

Why You Should Participate

Learn about new applications and technologies being developed by UAE companies and institutes to meet the growing demand for increased food production, sustainability, and security in both, the FoodTech and agtech sectors.

Understand the UAE government’s initiatives under their Food Security Strategy, and how research and education forms a key pillar in progressing efforts in the country and region.

Collaboration opportunity with UAE universities and research centres.

Virtual site visits to UAE’s most promising businesses who are developing solutions that have changed the production landscape in market.

Who should attend:
  • University researchers and members of agtech precincts
  • Federal and state research organisations
Please note:

Austrade is recording this webinar session and may make the recorded version of the webinar (including all audio and visual elements) accessible to internal Austrade staff and the general public via the Austrade website and other communication means. For further information refer to the Privacy Policy.

Costs:

These events are free, but participants must register. The registration confirmation email will include all webinar log-on information.

Expressions of interest:

Express your interest online using the 'Start Registration' button. If you experience technical difficulties, please contact Austrade on 13 28 78 (in Australia).

For more information please contact:

Sharooq Khajotia
Agrifood Manager, UAE
Austrade Dubai
T: +971 50 625 4109
Sharooq.Khajotia@austrade.gov.au

Zareen Hussain
Senior Education Manager, UAE
Austrade Dubai
T: +971 56 794 2601
Zareen.Hussain@austrade.gov.au