INNOFOOD FORUM
2023, Gelendzhik Arena, Gelendzhik, Russia
International forum of innovative technologies in food industry and agriculture
Project misson
Extending the borders of FoodTech and AgriTech in Russia and the world
days
international
top speakers
participants
2
20 +
1500 +
Presentation
zone
Platform for B2G
communications
FoodTech for all
educational lectures and workshops for young people (Lecture-hall)

Structure and formats

participating companies
60 +
Invited speakers
Denis Manturov
Deputy Prime Minister — Minister of Industry and Trade of  the Russian Federation
Mikhail Ivanov
Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation
Svetlana Knodneva
Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation
Hans Hyun
Partner of the Emerging Asia Capital Partner
Dana Al Salem
Founder, Merit Capital
Dr. Visit Limlurcha
Chairman of Processed Food & Future Food Committee, The Thai Chamber of Commerce
Dmitry Konyaev
Director General Uralchem
Vladislav Romantsev
Executive Director, EFKO
Ruslan Ismailov
Board Member, Deputy General Director, Retail Network Director, Magnit
Artemy Lebedev
Designer
Irena Ponaroshku
TV host, journalist, blogger
Alexandra Novikova
Founder of the How To Eat project
Nikita Mazepin
Racing driver, Founder of the We Compete As One Foundation
Ivan Berezutsky
Founder Twins Garden
Sergey Berezutsky
Founder Twins Garden
Alexander Mazhuga
First Deputy Chairman, State Duma Committee on Science and Higher Education
Evgeny Kuznetsov
СЕО, Orbita Capital Partners
Alexander Shulgin
Investor, Siberian Farm, Irkutsk Strawberry, IFarm, Shef.c
Petr Zhukov
Founder and Managing Partner, Indigo Capital Partners
Ilya Gamov
 Director of Agro-industrial Enterprises, Magnit
Agnessa Osipova
President, BRPI
Andrey Sharonov
President of the Skolkovo Moscow School of Management
Barak Orenstein
Vice President of Marketing, SavorEat
Sergey Ivanov
Member of the Board of Directors, EFKO
Alina Osmakova
Deputy Director for Strategic Communications, The Federal Research Centre “Fundamentals of Biotechnology” of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Vasily Tarasevich
Head of acceleration programs, Magnit
Anatoly Skalny
Director of the Center for Bioelementology and Human Ecology, PMSMU. I. M. Sechenova, Vice-President of the UNESCO Institute for Trace Elements
Yuri Klyushenkov
General Director, VPLab
Evgeny Nikolaev
Digital Marketing Director for e-commerce, Magnit
Yousef Hesuani
Founder, Bio Printing Solutions
Anna Davidova
 Founder, 5YES!
Dmitry Krivosheev
Head of Educational Projects, Genotek
Anton Pushkarev
Director of Sustainable Business Development, Syngenta
Laurent Gentzbittel
Head of the Digital Agriculture Laboratory, The Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology
Olesya Volokh
Head of the Group of Scientific research and Nutrition Studies, PhD Biology Danone
Honglada Thoetkiattikul
Senior Consultant, Development and Promotion Department, Future Industry Technology Management Center, Kingdom of Thailand
Dmitry Alekseev
Scientific Director of the University of Educational Medicine
Svetlana Pavlichenko
Executive Director of National research center "Healthy Nutrition"
Ilya Strokin
Director of the Competence Center in the Agro-industrial Complex, KPMG
Natalia Krasheninnik
Development Director of the agro-biotech department, biological and medical technologies’ cluster, Skolkovo Foundation
Inna Golfand
Partner, Strategy Partners
Konstantin Ivanov
Head of Government Relations Department, Uralchem
Artur Boyarov
Director of Analytics and Research, Biotech 2030 Association
Polina Semenova
Executive Director, Union of Food Ingredients Producers 
Tatiana Savenkova
President of the Union of Producers of Food Ingredients, Director of the Research Institute for Quality, Safety and Technology of Specialized Food Products of the PRUE. G.V. Plekhanov
Anton Atrashkin
Program Director INNOFOOD

Business Program

18 September, 19:00 — 21:00
Primula Hall
WELCOME COCKTAIL
Pullman Hotel
For invited participants
19 September, 10:30 — 11:30
OFFICIAL VISIT TO THE EXHIBITION BY DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER — MINISTER OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION
19 September, 11:30 — 13:00
Platane Hall
Strategic session
FOODTECH – THE BASIS OF GLOBAL FOOD SECURITY
The main session of INNOFOOD will present FoodTech big strategies and expert assessments of the role of technology in ensuring global food security by government officials and business leaders of the highest level. Is the world divided and everyone defends their own interests? Which technologies and products shall we invest in today? Venture investments versus state support: is there a choice?
Invited speakers:

  • Denis Manturov, Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation
  • Svetlana Khodneva, Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation
  • Dr. Visit Limlurcha, Chairman of Processed Food & Future Food Committee, The Thai Chamber of Commerce
  • Dana Al Salem, Founder, Merit Capital
  • Dmitry Konyaev, General Director, Uralchem
  • Vladislav Romantsev, Executive Director, EFKO
  • Ruslan Ismailov, Board Member, Deputy General Director, Retail Network Director, Magnit

Moderator: Anton Atrashkin, Program Director of INNOFOOD
19 September, 13:00 — 14:30
Camelia Hall
Specialized session
NUTRIENTS AND HEALTHY DIET: WHICH IS BETTER?
The dietary supplements market is growing rapidly from year to year at double-digit rates, despite the falling purchasing power of the population and the crisis in the economy. The modern food industry also offers a wide range of food products that the body requires, regardless of taking of nutrients and dietary supplements.
Invited speakers:

  • Kirill Kaem, Senior Vice President for Innovation, Skolkovo Foundation
  • Elena Smirnova, Head of the Laboratory of Demography and Nutrition Epidemiology, FGBUN FRC of Nutrition and Biotechnology
  • Alexander Zhestkov, Executive Director, Union of Producers of Dietary Supplements for Food
  • Natalia Ivanova, Head of the Institute of Public Catering, Federal Scientific Center for Food Systems. V.M. Gorbatov RAS, General Director, Association of Catering Network Enterprises
  • Yuri Klyushenkov, General Director, VPLab
  • Kirill Rodin, Director for Government Relations, Russia Public Opinion Research Center
  • Natalia Nefedova, Leader of the healthy lifestyle direction, VkusVill
Moderator: Anastasia Manuylova, Correspondent, Kommersant, Editor of the «Zdravookhraneniye» application

Partner: Kommersant Publishing House
19 September, 13:00 — 14:00
Magnolia Hall
MEETING OF BUSINESS EXECUTIVES WITH DENIS MANTUROV, DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER — MINISTER OF TRADE AND INDUSTRY OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION
At the meeting in the off the records format, the top officials of the INNOFOOD participating companies will have an opportunity to discuss new challenges and problems of the sector related to introduction of new technologies, investments of foreign companies in Russia.
(Invitees only)
19 September, 15:00−16:30
Magnolia Hall
Roundtable
OVERCOMING LEGAL BARRIERS FOR EFFECTIVE INTEGRATION OF NEW TECHNOLOGIES
Legislators, experts and company executives discuss improvement of the legal framework for FoodTech and AgriTech introduction in a practical session
Invited speakers:

  • Mikhail Ivanov, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation
  • Alexandr Mazhuga, First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Science and Higher Education
  • Vladislav Romantsev, Executive Director, EFKO
  • Igor Demin, Deputy General Director, Moscow Innovation Cluster Foundation
  • Konstantin Ivanov, Head of the Government Relations Department, Uralchem
  • Anna Dupan, Director of the Institute of Legal Regulation of the Faculty of Law of the Higher School of Economics
  • Artem Ponomarev, CEO, Greenwise
  • Polina Semenova, Executive Director, SPPI
  • Andrey Zyuzin, Head of the Personalized Nutrition Segment, FoodNet

Moderator: Alina Osmakova, Deputy Director for Strategic Communications, The Federal Research Centre “Fundamentals of Biotechnology” of the Russian Academy of Sciences
19 September, 15:00 — 16:30
Camelia Hall
Specialized session
INVESTING IN FOODTECH: A SKYROCKETING SECTOR
The "new black" for investment bankers around the world, FoodTech in Russia still seems exotic. However, not only ventures, but also large corporations, and even the state are paying much attention to it. What is Russian FoodTech missing to make a breakthrough, success stories and epic fails, lack of money or weakness of projects: these and other issues are subject for discussion at the session.
Invited speakers:

  • Evgeny Kuznetsov, CEO,Orbita Capital Partners (Management Company of the Digital Evolution Ventures Fund)
  • Sergey Ivanov, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Fuel For Growth Venture Fund, Member of the EFCO Board of Directors
  • Alexander Shulgin, Investor, Siberian Farm, Irkutsk Strawberry, IFarm, Shef.c
  • Dr. Visit Limlurcha, Chairman of Processed Food & Future Food Committee, The Thai Chamber of Commerce
  • Konstantin Ivanov, Head of the Government Relations Department, Uralchem
  • Vasily Tarasevich, Head of acceleration programs, Magnit

Moderator: Petr Zhukov, Founder and Managing Partner, Indigo Capital Partners
19 September, 15:00 — 16:30
Platane Hall
Strategic session
NEW TRENDS IN CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR
They are listened to, read, imitated. The experts of the session have been forming public opinion for years, sometimes ultimately telling their fans what’s good or bad. What do Russian celebrities think about vegetable meat steak or cricket casserole? We asked them to talk and discuss radical changes in nutrition, using particular cases to assess the prospects for unexpected surprises offered by the food developers of the future.
Invited speakers:

  • Artemy Lebedev, Designer, Blogger
  • Irena Ponaroshku, TV host, journalist, blogger
  • Nikita Mazepin, Racing driver, Founder of the We Compete As One Foundation
  • Alexandra Novikova, Founder of the How To Eat project
  • Dmitry Krivosheev, Head of Educational Projects, Genotek

Moderator: Andrey Zakharin, Editor-in-chief, Gastronom
19 September, 17:00 — 18:30
Camelia hall
Specialized session
HOW TO MAKE AGRICULTURE SUSTAINABLE AND RESPONSIBLE
Last year in our country passed under the "banner" of ESG transformation. Regulators, consumers, financial institutions were actively writing their strategies and roadmaps, including preparing for the ESG reversal in food. During the session, we will discuss: What challenges do food producers face today? How relevant is the "sustainable development" agenda for them? What is responsibility in food production, both on the side of producers and processors?
Invited speakers:

  • Sergey Ivanov, Member of the Board of Directors, EFKO
  • Dr. Visit Limlurcha, Chairman of Processed Food & Future Food Committee, The Thai Chamber of Commerce
  • Laurent Genzbittel, Director of the Digital Agriculture Laboratory, Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology
  • Ilya Gamov, Director of Agro-industrial Enterprises, Magnit
  • Ilya Strokin, Director of the Competence Center in the Agro-industrial Complex, KPMG
  • Anton Pushkarev, Director of Sustainable Business Development, Syngenta

Moderator: Andrey Sharonov, President of the Skolkovo Moscow School of Management
19 September, 17:00 — 18:30
Magnolia Hall
Round table
BARRIER OF UNCERTAIN ECONOMIC EFFICIENCY AND UNRELIABLE DATA ON THE WAY OF DEVELOPING INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS OF AGRO INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX
During the round table leading industry experts, leaders in the implementation of new technological solutions for agriculture will discuss the existing barriers that prevent the widespread implementation of innovative solutions to the agro-industrial complex.
Invited speakers:

  • Ilya Voronkov, General Director, GeomirAgro
  • Anna Kudinova, CEO, Precision Farming
  • Tatyana Surdina, Marketing Director, Uralchem
  • Sergey Duk, Sberbank
  • Igor Popkov, Deputy General Director of the Science Park of Moscow State University
  • Inna Golfand, Partner, Strategy Partners


Moderator: Dmitry Akishkin, Serial entrepreneur, restaurateur, founder of LavkaLavka, FamilyFarmBurger

Partner: Uralchem
19 September, 17:00 — 18:30
Platane Hall
Pitch session
PRESENTATION OF START-UP PROJECTS TO THE RUSSIAN AND INTERNATIONAL INVESTORS
FoodTech is not an oil rig, here one needs to think outside the standard and work a lot. Thousands of medium and small businesses work in this sector. Many of them dream of becoming big businesses someday. The INNOFOOD startup competition and members of the international expert council will help young entrepreneurs in promoting their technologies and fundraising.
Expert Council

  • Sergey Ivanov, Member of the Board of Directors, EFKO
  • Anna Nenakhova, Director, Uralchem Innovations
  • Dana Al Salem, Founder, Merit Capital
  • Petr Zhukov, Founder and Managing Partner, Indigo Capital Partners
  • Alexandr Shulgin, Investor, Siberian Farm, Irkutsk Strawberry, IFarm, Shef.c
  • Honglada Thoetkiattikul, Senior Consultant, Development and Promotion Department, Future Industry Technology Management Center, Kingdom of Thailand
  • Vasily Tarasevich, Head of acceleration programs, Magnit
  • Alena Kalabanova, Accelerator of Moscow State University of Food Production

Moderators:

  • Michail Zakharevich, Director, URALCHEM-GROWTH ELEMENT Accelerator
19 September, Arrival of guests at 19:00
INNOFOOD EVENING PARTY
«SMART FOOD ON A PLATE»
The solemn evening reception of INNOFOOD will be held in the very heart of Sochi - the restaurant "Morskoy", located in the area of the Sochi Seaport. Guests of the reception will have a view of the central city marina and the southern sunset, a buffet table and a concert of a guest star.

Dress-code: white smart casual

For VIP participants

Registration on link

Partner: Magnit
20 September,
10:00−11:30
Camelia Hall
Specialized session
PERSONALIZED NUTRITION TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LIFE AND HEALTH OF THE NATION
Each homo sapiens is unique. It's astonishing that a personalized approach to nutrition has become a basic trend only in the recent years. Technologies developed on the basis of the human genome are reality. We will learn about the latest R&D achievements in this area from the session experts.
Invited speakers:

  • Anatoly Skalny, Director of the Center for Bioelementology and Human Ecology, PMSMU. I. M. Sechenova, Vice-President of the UNESCO Institute for Trace Elements
  • Enver Tokayev, Founder and Head of the ACADEMY-T
  • Olesya Volokh, Head of the Group of Scientific research and Nutrition Studies, PhD Biology Danone Russi
  • Dmitry Alekseev, Scientific Director of the University of Educational Medicine
  • Agnessa Osipova, Ph.D. in Medicine, President, BRPI
  • Svetlana Pavlichenko, Executive Director, National research center "Healthy Nutrition"
  • Petr Kruglyakov, Founder, Arctic Food
  • Sergey Maizel, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Pobeda Group of Companies

Moderator: Dmitry Krivosheev, Head of Educational Projects, Genotek
20 September, 10:00−11:30
Magnolia Hall
OPEN MEETING OF THE FOODNET ROADMAP WORKING GROUP
During the open meeting, members of the working group and FoodNet market experts will present an assessment of the current situation and forecasts for the development of innovative sectors of the food industry and agricultural technologies in Russia, as well as answer questions from participants.
Invited participants:

  • Mikhail Ivanov, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation
  • Elena Belous, Deputy Director of the Department of Food and Processing Industry, Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation
  • Alexandr Mazhuga, First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Science and Higher Education
  • Andrey Zyuzin, Head of the Personalized Nutrition Segment, FoodNet
  • Alina Osmakova, Deputy Director for Strategic Communications, The Federal Research Centre “Fundamentals of Biotechnology” of the Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Vasily Tarasevich, Head of acceleration programs, Magnit
  • Rustam Khafizov, Head of Innovation Analytical Center, Cherkizovo Group
  • Polina Semenova, Executive Director, SPPI
  • Artem Ponomarev, CEO, Greenwise Founder, Greenwise, Head at Association of alternative food products producers

Moderators:

  • Konstantin Ivanov, Head of the Foodnet 2035 working group, National technological initiative, secretary of the OPORA RUSSIA Committee for Agriculture, Head of the Government Relations Department, Uralchem
20 September, 12:00−13:30
Camelia Hall
Specialized session
FUTURE CITY LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAINS: HOW FOODTECH IS CHANGING URBAN INFRASTRUCTURE
The COVID years have become an unthinkable driver for development of urban digital services. In this area, there are no more classic providers with billions of turnover and new hungry startupers: they all actively compete with each other and try to win consumer loyalty.
Invited speakers:

  • Barak Orenstein, Vice President of Marketing at SavorEat
  • Alexandr Shulgin, Investor, Siberian Farm, Irkutsk Strawberry, IFarm, Shef.c
  • Evgeny Nikolaev, Digital Marketing Director for e-commerce, Magnit
  • Albert Latipov, Co-founder, Dark-kitchen service Mandarin
  • Artem Simonyants, General Director, Qummy
  • Natalia Krasheninnik, Development Director of the agro-biotech department, biological and medical technologies’ cluster, Skolkovo Foundation

Moderator: Nadezhda Plotnikova, Chief Editor, Federal Press
20 September,
12:00−13:30
Magnolia Hall
Roundtable
ALTERNATIVE SOURCES OF RAW MATERIALS FOR FOOD INDUSTRY - A NICHE PRODUCT OR GLOBAL DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGY
For the panelists, “alternative food” is neither a myth nor an experiment. The unique technologies they use offer the consumer alternative, tasty and healthy sources of proteins and fats. The sector demonstrates rapid pace, but has not yet become massive. Is it necessary? "Quo vadis?" - the leaders of FoodTech will answer.
Invited speakers:

  • Anna Nenakhova, CEO, Uralchem Innovations
  • Honglada Thoetkiattikul, Senior Consultant, Development and Promotion Department, Future Industry Technology Management Center, Kingdom of Thailand
  • Anna Davydova, Founder 5YES!
  • Yuri Klyushenkov, General Director of VPLab
  • Yousef Hesuani, Founder, Bio Printing Solutions

Moderator: Sergei Ivanov, Member of the Board of Directors, EFKO
20 September,
13:00−15:00
Platane Hall
AWARD CEREMONY FOR THE BEST EXPORTERS OF THE SOUTHERN FEDERAL DISTRICT
20 September,
14:00−15:30
Camelia Hall
Specialized session
SOYA IS THE CULTURE OF THE FUTURE. HOW TO HELP REALIZE THE GENETIC YIELD POTENTIAL
In recent years, interest in the cultivation of soybeans has been caused by the high price of the crop, and the shortfall in obtaining each centner of the crop significantly reduces the profitability of its production. So why are we losing precious centners of the harvest? And what protection scheme to choose to help soybeans realize their potential, using modern digital technologies in agriculture?
Invited speakers:

  • Evgenia Khasanova, Head of Fungicides and Insecticides, Syngenta
  • Alexandr Blinov, Head of the group for the implementation of digital services of the company, Syngenta
  • Zhanna Shalimova, Head of online marketing and e-commerce, PhosAgro
20 September,
16:00−17:30
Camelia Hall
Specialized session 
INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION - EXPORT OF PRODUCTS AND TECHNOLOGIES
Young, but active FoodTech industry does not want and should not develop only within the Russian borders. Leading companies enter export markets and interact with foreign partners. The experts of the session discuss prospects and problems of international cooperation.
Invited speakers:

  • Arman Khojoyan, Deputy Minister of Economy of the Republic of Armenia
  • Dr. Visit Limlurcha, Chairman of Processed Food & Future Food Committee, The Thai Chamber of Commerce
  • Nguyen Van Tuan, Director of International Relations Department, Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Rustam Khafizov. Head of Innovation Analytical Center, Cherkizovo Group
  • Sergey Ivanov, Member of the Board of Directors, EFKO
  • Inna Golfand, Partner, Strategy Partners

Moderator: Alina Osmakova, Deputy Director for Strategic Communications, The Federal Research Centre “Fundamentals of Biotechnology” of the Russian Academy of Sciences
20 September,
16:00 — 17:30
Magnolia Hall
WORKING GROUP ON DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY FOR FOOD INGREDIENTS INDUSTRY
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