Published on 27 Oct 2022

Inaugural Global Agri-food Scientific Symposium kicks off

Top scientists around the world are gathering to brainstorm ideas, solutions and technologies that can help pave the way for more efficient and sustainable urban farming, as well as to discuss new trends in future foods.

Organised by the Singapore Food Agency (SFA) and NTU Singapore, in partnership with Good Food Institute APAC and supported by the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), the inaugural Global Agri-food Scientific Symposium saw delegates from both local and international research organisations, academic institutions and industry players.

The symposium, which has a dual theme of “Resilient and Sustainable Urban Food Systems” and “Transformation of Future Food System”, was graced by Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Sustainability and The Environment and Manpower, Dr Koh Poh Koon.

As part of the Singapore International Agri-food Week 2022, the symposium held at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre on 27 October 2022, showcases cutting-edge research innovations for urban cities and serves as a knowledge sharing platform for researchers to foster deeper research and development partnerships, develop innovation capabilities, and build transformational market solutions.

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