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Thursday Gathering February 13th

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by Andreas Stillman in Event
January 28, 2020 comments

We have an awesome program for you this week! It is for all future foodies and allotment allies to join us during a Thursday Gathering devoted to food and agri. A chance to tickle your tastebuds, learn more about local developments and sustainable efforts by small and large companies alike.

Thursday Gathering February 13th

17:00–17:30 Break Out: Get to know the Venture Café Rotterdam
During this session, we will maximize your Venture Café experience, with short introductions and new connections! We will inform you about Venture Café mission and the programming offered. You get to share what you are looking for and can make some first serendipitous connects!
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Queal
Queal excels on the edge between convenience and health. We make complete meals that are easy to make, convenient everywhere, and made from whole foods. Come check out the info table to talk about food (duh), ecommerce, B2C (D2C), internet business,
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Connecting Interns with your company. - Hogeschool Rotterdam
If your company is in need of interns or has existing internship availabilities then please free to approach Solomon Hosein and Rochelle Dean- Tagala, during the Info Table session. They are representatives of the Hogeschool Rotterdam.
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Floating Farm - Floating Farm
Floating Farm dairy product tasting
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17:00–19:00 Info Table: Local food chain - Rechtstreex
What if you could ask questions about where your food comes from, directly to the farmer? Rechtstreex believes in a transparent, local food chain where everyone has a face.
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17:30–18:00 Break Out: CIC's Impact Report 2019 - CIC
Learn more about the outcomes of CIC's Impact Report 2019.
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17:30–18:30 Break Out: Pitching Room - Global Accelerator Program India - Ingenious Faces
GAP is an immersive program that builds a global startup eco-system of entrepreneurs to connect them with cross-border expansion opportunities and a network of mentors and investors. Pitch your idea and stand a chance to win a trip to India.
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17:30–18:00 Break Out: Get a Tour Through CIC! Explore the beautifully designed innovation center - CIC
Venture Café is located in Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC). Are you curious about the rest of the space? Join a tour through this beautifully designed innovation center!
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17:30–18:00 Break Out: Food Webs by Design (FWD) - BlueBlocks
Can we design waste out of our food system? In this session researcher and biodesigner Marjanne Cuypers shares her view with you on nature-inspired food webs that support both human and planetary health.
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17:30–18:00 Break Out: Plant Breeders' Rights, make the unknown known - AOMB Intellectual Property
An exotic IP item PBR's are a part of daily life, although unknown for most of us. Good food, heath, beauty are not possible without this kind of IP protection.
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17:30–19:30 Office Hours: How do you create a truly green, healthy and lively work environment? And at the same time help contribute to a resilient city.- Rotterdamse Munt
Rotterdamse Munt has designed a new way for you to keep your work space healthy, happy and tasty. With Plukker, you will learn everything there is to now about growing produce in your office or workplace.
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18:30–19:00 Break Out: Sustainability at McDonald's: opportunities & challenges - McDonald's Netherlands
Floor elaborates on the sustainability programme of McDonald's and discusses challenges and opportunities to building greener restaurants, supply chains and menus.
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18:30–19:15 Break Out: 5G Technology Accelerator
#S5-#5G Technology Accelerator combines startups and their innovative solutions for industry with big business partners.
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These are the confirmed events so far. Changes to the program may occur.

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