Invitation to  the Launching Event

Join us at the Launching Event to learn about the future innovation strategies for food clusters. Policy makers, agro food companies, innovators and experts on this theme are invited to discuss about strategies on creating added value, cross-sectoral cooperation with the health sector and with the high tech sector. The partner regions of STRING will present their lessons learned and share their ambitions and ideas for the future.


09h30Registration & coffee
10h00Welcome by Lead Partner - Pieter de Boer, Province North Brabant and host region Emilia Romagna –
• Introduction STRING – our aims and hopes by Pieter de Boer
• Introduction of the partnership and the objectives, activities and results of the project


Presentations on the key topics
• Creating added value
• Cross-sectoral cooperation with health sector
• Cross-sectoral cooperation with high tech sector
13h00Round Tables with discussion on the key topics in three rounds
15h30Closing speech by Lead Partner, Pieter de Boer
16h00Closure of the conference

Join the Launching Event!

To join the Launching Event please fill in the registration form. After registration you receive a confirmation with details on the venue and program. Please click here for the registration form. 

Hosting region Emilia-Romagna

Emilia-Romagna has a strong AgroFood system, based  on a quality production policy and particularly oriented to international markets, with 5.5 Billion Euro per year the first AgroFood region for export. Emilia Romagna has vegetal productions as well as livestock and has 44 certificated quality products, the highest number in Europe. Click here for a travel directions to our event location.