The European Foundation for Innovation (INTEC) organized, as part of the HIBA project within the INTERREG POCTEP initiative, the 1st International Congress on Artificial Intelligence applied to the agri-food chain "Smart AgrIfood from Farm to Table" at the Rectorate of the University of Córdoba on June 29th and 30th.
The objective of this event is to stimulate productive economy, entrepreneurship, and innovation, especially in the digital transformation of the agri-food chain, through the use of artificial intelligence, in line with the European Farm-to-Fork strategy. It also aims to be a reference in Spain for innovation by promoting entrepreneurship and startups in the emerging field of the new digital economy, particularly in the application of artificial intelligence.
The agenda brought together speakers from the entire agri-food value chain and specialists in Artificial Intelligence, featuring several panel discussions presenting advancements in the field, specific projects from companies and universities, and applications along the agri-food value chain. There were also several inspiring conferences on the subject and elevator pitches from 9 selected startups with AI-based solutions for the sector.
As a side event, the Agri-Food International Campus of Excellence (ceiA3) held a workshop for researchers and companies to share experiences in digitization and the application of artificial intelligence in the agri-food sector through various Operational Groups: