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30 June 2021 - 1 July 2021
1st Ibero-American Forum of Food Clusters: New horizons for the food sector


Versions in Spanish and Portuguese: Programa (ES)Programa (PT)

Plenary sessions below will run in Spanish or Portuguese.

The plenary sessions on June 30th will be broadcasted through: I Foro Iberoamericano de Clústeres Alimentarios - YouTube

30th June 2021

16.30 h CEST (ES) Welcome
Juanjo De la Cerda. President, Clúster Alimentario de Galicia

16.40 h Session 1. Collaboration support mechanisms in Ibero-America
16.45 h The role of clusters in innovation ecosystems

Eva Revilla. Policy officer, DG GROW (European Commission)

16.55 h Ibero-American Program of Science and Technology for Development (CYTED):
opportunities for RDI collaboration

Carmen Luisa Sáenz Hernández. Manager for agrifood area, CYTED Program

17.05 h Enterprise Europe Network: a network for innovation and internationalization support

Vanda Narciso. Coordinator of EEN Portugal, IAPMEI Agência para a Competitividade e Inovação, I.P.

17.15 h Session 2. Success stories in agrifood collaborative innovation in Ibero-America
17.20 h The CYTED network “Healthier meat products (healthy meat)”

José Manuel Lorenzo. Head of research, Centro Tecnológico de la Carne

17.30 h Nutriomics and emerging tecnologies: sucess stories in Ibero-America

Jorge Welti Chanes. Professor-researcher, Instituto Tecnológico de Monterrey

17.40 h Building a cutting-edge ecosystem to boost food innovation in Latin America

Paulo Silveira. Partner director, Food Tech HUB

17.50 h Session 3. Overview of food consumption: trends and opportunities
17.55 h Food trends in Ibero-America

Marta Delgado del Río. Insights & Innovation Analyst, Innova Market Insights

18.10 h Food export/import opportunities in Ibero-America

María Naranjo Crespo. Head of foods, wines and gastronomy, ICEX España

18.25 h Closure

Jesús Velazco. Presidente, Clúster Agroalimentario de Nuevo León

1st July 2021

16.00 h B2B meetings through b2match platform

Closed since 29 June 2021
Organised by
Participants 122
Meetings 20
Spain 50
Mexico 30
Portugal 18
Argentina 17
Colombia 12
Brazil 5
Uruguay 3
Peru 2
United States 2
Ukraine 2
Germany 1
Ecuador 1
Panama 1
Netherlands 1
Canada 1
United Kingdom 1
France 1
India 1
North Macedonia 1
Total 150