Healthy Innovation
Conference

Dubai | 29 February 2024

13.02.2025

Save the date for the next HiConf in dubai ,uae

Stay tuned for more information

Download
the Program
about us

How to feed the entire
planet
without harming it?

Join us in Dubai this February for an immersive and insightful journey into the realm of Food Technology and Alternative Proteins.

Our conference aims to illuminate the latest advancements, innovations, and opportunities that are revolutionizing the global food industry.

This exclusive event is addressed to any company involved in making the global food system more sustainable, kind, and fair for the planet, people and animals.

Join 400+ senior executives from leading international plant-based and cultured-food businesses, investors, founders and food brands pioneering the future of alternative proteins.

Speakers

41

Start-Up pitches

06

Partners

15

Topic 1

Market Trends and Consumer Behavior

Gain insights into evolving consumer preferences, market trends, and the intersection of technology and food consumption habits shaping the industry's landscape.

Topic 2

Alternative Proteins

Discover the latest breakthroughs in plant-based and cultivated proteins, sweet proteins and cellular agriculture that are reshaping the future of food production.

Topic 3

Food Technology Innovations

Explore the forefront of food technology, including biotechnology, and more, transforming the way we produce, distribute, and consume food.

Topic 4

Sustainable Solutions

Delve into sustainable practices and eco-friendly approaches driving positive change in the food industry, addressing critical challenges such as food waste reduction and environmental impact.

Topic 5

Change of Ethics in Future Food Industry

Explore with us the path to a sustainable nutrition for the whole planet. Let’s discuss challenges like animal husbandry, gene-editing and monoculture.

Speakers

Laura Buckwell

Broadcast Journalist/Moderator Main Stage, UK

Laura Buckwell

Broadcast Journalist/Moderator Main Stage, UK

View LinkedIn Profile

Gerhard Schroeder

German Chancellor 1998-2005, Germany

Gerhard Schroeder

German Chancellor 1998-2005, Germany

View LinkedIn Profile

Alaa Al Ali

Board of Directors, Novel Foods Group L.L.C, UAE

Alaa Al Ali

Board of Directors, Novel Foods Group L.L.C, UAE

Adeel Durrani

Commercial Leader, NielsenIQ, UAE

Adeel Durrani

Commercial Leader, NielsenIQ, UAE

View LinkedIn Profile

Andy Zynga

Ex-CEO EIT Food, Netherlands

Andy Zynga

Ex-CEO EIT Food, Netherlands

View LinkedIn Profile

Arne Löffel

CEO, dfvcg, Publishing Director dfvmg, MD Business Target Group, Germany

Arne Löffel

CEO, dfvcg, Publishing Director dfvmg, MD Business Target Group, Germany

View LinkedIn Profile

Bilal Kahn Ahmad

Partner Ernst & Young Middle East, UAE

Bilal Kahn Ahmad

Partner Ernst & Young Middle East, UAE

View LinkedIn Profile

Chris Bryant

Director at Bryant Research, UK

Chris Bryant

Director at Bryant Research, UK

View LinkedIn Profile

Christian Borck

Member of the Board, Novel Foods Group L.L.C., UAE

Christian Borck

Member of the Board, Novel Foods Group L.L.C., UAE

View LinkedIn Profile

Christian Kuhn

CEO, dfvcg & Head of dfv MICE Media, Germany

Christian Kuhn

CEO, dfvcg & Head of dfv MICE Media, Germany

View LinkedIn Profile

David Bucca

Founder & CEO, Change Foods, USA

David Bucca

Founder & CEO, Change Foods, USA

View LinkedIn Profile

David Yeung

Co-Founder & CEO at Green Monday, Hongkong

David Yeung

Co-Founder & CEO at Green Monday, Hongkong

Elizbar Chitava

CEO Naala, Russia

Elizbar Chitava

CEO Naala, Russia

Florian Pichlmaier

CEO Signature Products, Gemany

Florian Pichlmaier

CEO Signature Products, Gemany

View LinkedIn Profile

Juin Mun

CEO Metatexture, South Korea

Juin Mun

CEO Metatexture, South Korea

Jürgen Eck

Biotechnologist, Investor, Germany

Jürgen Eck

Biotechnologist, Investor, Germany

View LinkedIn Profile

Helen Hae-Ryoun Gi

Co-Founder, HAE Creative, South Korea

Helen Hae-Ryoun Gi

Co-Founder, HAE Creative, South Korea

View LinkedIn Profile

Ira Van Eelen

CEO of KindEarth.Tech & RESPECTfarms, Netherlands

Ira Van Eelen

CEO of KindEarth.Tech & RESPECTfarms, Netherlands

View LinkedIn Profile

Dr. Harry König

The King of Health, Germany

Dr. Harry König

The King of Health, Germany

View LinkedIn Profile

Manon Littek

Founding Partner – Green Generation Fund, Germany

Manon Littek

Founding Partner – Green Generation Fund, Germany

View LinkedIn Profile

Michael Piontek

MD at ARTES Biotechnology GmbH, Germany

Michael Piontek

MD at ARTES Biotechnology GmbH, Germany

View LinkedIn Profile

Mihir Pershad

CEO at Umami Bioworks, Singapur

Mihir Pershad

CEO at Umami Bioworks, Singapur

View LinkedIn Profile

Mohamad Mneimne

MD Green Urbane, UAE

Mohamad Mneimne

MD Green Urbane, UAE

View LinkedIn Profile

Nicole Rocque

AH Foundation, German Chancellor Fellowship, India

Nicole Rocque

AH Foundation, German Chancellor Fellowship, India

View LinkedIn Profile

Patrick Buehr

R&D Rügenwalder Mühle Carl Müller GmbH , Germany

Patrick Buehr

R&D Rügenwalder Mühle Carl Müller GmbH , Germany

View LinkedIn Profile

Patrick Huber

Founder Sayari Ventures, Kenia

Patrick Huber

Founder Sayari Ventures, Kenia

View LinkedIn Profile

Prof. Petr Sergiev

Department of Chemistry Lomonosov Moscow University, Russia

Prof. Petr Sergiev

Department of Chemistry Lomonosov Moscow University, Russia

Rajesh Krishnamurty

CEO, Laurus Bio, India

Rajesh Krishnamurty

CEO, Laurus Bio, India

Raymund Scheffler

CEO HITI Fund, UAE

Raymund Scheffler

CEO HITI Fund, UAE

Sergey Ivanov

ED, Board of Directors EFKO, Russia

Sergey Ivanov

ED, Board of Directors EFKO, Russia

View LinkedIn Profile

Sina Albanese

Co-Founder & Co-CEO Koralo, South Korea

Sina Albanese

Co-Founder & Co-CEO Koralo, South Korea

View LinkedIn Profile

Soyeon Schröder-Kim

CEO, Eurasia Partners C. Ltd., Korea

Soyeon Schröder-Kim

CEO, Eurasia Partners C. Ltd., Korea

View LinkedIn Profile

Stefan Rasche

Fraunhofer Institute Plant Biotechnology, Germany

Stefan Rasche

Fraunhofer Institute Plant Biotechnology, Germany

View LinkedIn Profile

Tao Zhang

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Dao Foods International, China

Tao Zhang

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Dao Foods International, China

View LinkedIn Profile

Thomas Ebenfeld

MP concept m, Germany

Thomas Ebenfeld

MP concept m, Germany

View LinkedIn Profile

Thomas Wrede

Member of the Board, Novel Foods Group L.L.C., UAE

Thomas Wrede

Member of the Board, Novel Foods Group L.L.C., UAE

View LinkedIn Profile

Tilen Travik

CO-Founder & CEO Juicy Marbles, Slovenia

Tilen Travik

CO-Founder & CEO Juicy Marbles, Slovenia

View LinkedIn Profile

Tommaso Pavia

Manager at Strategy&, UAE

Tommaso Pavia

Manager at Strategy&, UAE

View LinkedIn Profile

Vedant Purohit

Strategy Partner EY-Parthenon, UAE

Vedant Purohit

Strategy Partner EY-Parthenon, UAE

View LinkedIn Profile

Viola Chen

China's Protein Innovation, Manager @GFIC, China

Viola Chen

China's Protein Innovation, Manager @GFIC, China

View LinkedIn Profile

Ximing Zhang

Zhejiang University, China

Ximing Zhang

Zhejiang University, China

View LinkedIn Profile

Our Audience

Entrepreneurs

Investors

Government representatives

Scientists

Food industry players: big corporations and R&D centers

Public nutrition industry representatives

Technology specialists

Make new acquaintances at the conference through the format of quick pitches.

Get 10 new contacts in 40 minutes of live tete-a-tete communication during the event and 50 more contacts to communicate at any time.

Start-up pitches

Contact our experts

Join our Telegram chat to communicate, find professional answers and solve business problems. Chat has long gone beyond being a conference satellite and is the most vibrant community in the industry.

Community
#HealthyInnovation
Conference

Contact our experts

Join our Telegram chat to communicate, find professional answers and solve business problems. Chat has long gone beyond being a conference satellite and is the most vibrant community in the industry.

Community
#HealthyInnovation
Conference

Organizer, Sponsors & Partners

Laura Buckwell
Main Moderator