Ag & Food Technology Experts Meet in Moscow

AGRO&TECH conference continued the #public_tech series by Sistema_VC. The event gathered experts from agtech and foodtech startups, food manufacturers and retailers to share their insights about tailored food, AI-assistants to farmers, data-driven Supply decisions, and other trends.

Panel discussion on farm-to-fork market with agtech startups, food enterprises, and retailers
Andrey Zyuzin (EFKO)
Dr. Sachin Schende (KisanHub) interviewed by Anastasia Zyrianova (Sistema_VC)
Dmitry Filatov, Managing Partner at Sistema_VC
Ekaterina Antonevich (FAO UNO)

Among experts:

  • Ekaterina Antonevich, FAO
  • Saad Ansari, Connecterra, founder and CTO (the Netherlands)
  • Dr. Sachin Schende, KisanHub, founder and CEO (the UK)
  • Andrey Zyuzin, EFKO, deputy CEO in innovations & digitalization
  • Ksenia Kimelman, Belaya Dacha, business development
  • Dmitry Tarasov, iFarm, production and sales executive
  • Ilya Yelpanov, Yesh Derevenskoye, founder and CEO
  • Anton Trantin, Yorso, founder and CEO
  • Tuda-Syuda, team (the Netherlands)
  • Oleg Khokhlov, tech journalist
  • Tatiana Petrushenkova, editor at Rusbase

Dr. Sachin Schende of KisanHub explains how a smartphone has become the main tool for the farmer and why sophisticated and demanding consumers will dramatically influence the agriculture.

“AGRO & TECH conference devoted to technology in agriculture will take place in Moscow on the 21st of August. Strelka Institute graduates will present there the project Tuda-Syuda and explain how automatization transforms agriculture and what can happen when AI learns how to cook”.

Transcript of the panel discussion dedicated to the farm-to-fork approach. The experts shared their insights and defined the trends on how technology helps tune the supply chain, make food production sustainable and the food better in quality.

FAOLOR expert Katerina Antonevich spoke about advanced technologies in agriculture and food production at the AGRO & TECH conference organized by the venture capital fund Sistema_VC. “FAO advocates a shift from activities focused on individual components of agricultural innovation to a systematic approach aimed at strengthening stakeholder institutions and networks that better meet the needs of all stakeholders, including small farmers,” Antonevich said in her presentation.

Dmitry Filatov

Managing Partner, Sistema_VC

Each of the components of an extensive food supply system is being digitalized. In the nearest future, each of them can lead to the new specific market niches. There’s a strong need in the industry to raise labour efficiency, automate the supply chain and make it transparent. Big holdings have got many private contractors. How to make the document flow between them transparent? Introduce digital signatures. How to reduce fraud? Implement computer vision into the supply chain.

Each of the components of an extensive food supply system is being digitalized. In the nearest future, each of them can lead to the new specific market niches. There’s a strong need in the industry to raise labour efficiency, automate the supply chain and make it transparent. Big holdings have got many private contractors. How to make the document flow between them transparent? Introduce digital signatures. How to reduce fraud? Implement computer vision into the supply chain.

Partners: Habr, Хайтек, Rusbase, Universal University, HSE Inc

Community partner: Kollektiv