The Future Food Asia Conference will take place in Singapore June 3-4 2019, and the 10 finalists for this year’s Future Food Asia Award are now public.

Future Food Asia has announced the 10 finalists that will vie for a US$ 100,000 grand prize at the upcoming Future Food Asia Conference. The finalists are AgNet, Biotelliga, Inong Agriculture, Jai Kisan, MPT AgTech, RapidAIM, SaliCrop, SatSure, The Wave Talk, and UlikeKorea.

 

In the presence of Singapore’s Ambassador-at-Large Ong Keng Yong as the Guest of Honor, the conference will allow all finalists to present their innovation in front of investors, industry leaders and domain experts.

Presenting along with the 10 finalists are the four startups who will be awarded the StartupSG prizes at the conference. The startups Intello Labs, Phyto Corporation, Shiok Meats and VakSea will receive a prize of S$ 50,000 each.

In addition to these prizes, ADB Ventures will award market expansion pilot funding up to US$ 250,000 to select startups with high-impact sustainable agriculture solutions.

Future Food Asia

Applications for Future Food Asia 2019 opened in February and closed in April 2019. More than a hundred of contenders applied from several regions of Asia.

Future Food Asia is a first of its kind conference, bringing together the various stakeholders in AgriFood innovation with the goal of providing a comprehensive perspective on Asia Pacific’s role in the Future of Food.

The Future Food Asia 2019 Conference will take place in Singapore on 3-4 June 2019 at Matrix Auditorium, 30 Biopolis Road, Singapore. Tickets are still available at https://futurefoodasia.com/ffa2019/

 Partners

For its third edition Future Food Asia received continued support from one of the world’s largest agricultural processor and food ingredient provider, Archer Daniels Midland Company; Singapore’s lead public research agency A*STAR (Agency for Science, Technology and Research); enterprise development agency Enterprise Singapore; and the Singapore Economic Development Board.

They are joined this year by four new partners: Bühler Group, the leading global technology supplier to the food processing and advanced material manufacturing industry; Alibaba Cloud, the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group; Corteva AgriscienceTM, the agriculture division of DowDuPont; and ADB Ventures, an Asian Development Bank (ADB) technical assistance program targeting sustainable development impact through technology solutions that enable climate impact, inclusive finance, health, and gender equality.