Sustainability: the mission of Seed & Chips
Seed&Chips and the "food innovation summit "with worldwide acclaim to be held this year in Milan, from 6 to 9 May.
Immediately after the Milan stage it will be the turn of the New York edition. In September it will be the turn of Melbourne, Australia.
The mission of Seed & Chips is that of aiming for and achieving global food sustainability by developing its full potential through the collaboration of all. Seed & Chips aims to create the appropriate platforms and make the world's leading experts available to achieve this goal.
In order to promote agricultural and food innovation, Seed & Chips proposes collaborations between local communities, between investors on various scales in the sector, and political and administrative authorities.
Space for under 30s
Since 2015, the year of the first world summit, Seed&Chips it has brought ecosystem researchers, young activists, politicians and institutional representatives, entrepreneurs, corporations, multinationals, startups, universities, incubators, non-governmental organizations and much more to the same table.
There are goals and campaigns to support United Nations programs such as the famous SDGs (United Nation Sustainable Development Program).
This year the central theme of the summit will be that of give space to the proposals of the under 30s: anyone who wants to make his voice heard can do so by following the instructions to report a on his own initiative, here .
The importance of networking
The networking work promoted by this summit continues throughout the year: this is why acceleration and incubation programs are essential, because the best initiatives to transform the future need constant support as long as they can stand on their own legs.
The network of partners, the collaborative network of contacts and relationships to exchange services, goods, resources, information and opportunities, is fundamental.
Young people and Africa
For the Milan event, Seed & Chips in collaboration with the Francesca Rava Foundation, is looking for “Teenovator”, innovative teenagers in the field of the food ecosystem.
Another of the central themes of this fifth edition of Seed & Chips will be the possibility of creating and subsequently leading a real renaissance in the food sector, with the conviction that it can see the light and take the first steps in Africa, the continent which, par excellence, needs care and attention.
A few names at Seeds & Chips in Milan
In Milan Seed & Chips will be an opportunity to meet brilliant and motivated people, to explore the ongoing ferment thanks to the interventions of industry experts and young talents.
Here are some of the speeches to listen to from 6 to 9 May in Milan:
The actor and activist Alec Baldwin,former President of Nigeria Olusegun Obasanjo, he President of the Rockefeller Foundation Rajin Shah, the Sultan of Mali Bajan Ag Hamatou, the Director of IFAD Margaret Astralaga, the President of the African Development Bank Donald Kaberuka, Yvonne Lokko of UNIDO, the Chairman of Starbucks Howard Schultz.
I Tickets (not exactly cheap) have a special price for students and can be purchased directly on the site.