4th REAMIT Symposium 2022: Sustainable solutions for reducing food waste

Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Nantes, France

8 December 2022

We look forward to seeing you on 8 of December 2022 for the 4th symposium of the  at the REAMIT Project, Chamber of Commerce and Industry, in the heart of the very dynamic capital of the Pays de La Loire Region of France.

The symposium will gather key players committed to tackle food waste in favour of sustainable food system in Europe. Solutions providers are: food producers, supply chain companies (processing and logistics), local authorities, academics, digital technology providers, etc.

The symposium will be the opportunity to explore sustainable solutions for saving food and reducing food waste in the new normal.

Our event will be structured around showcases of the REAMIT project's latest achievements by the various project partners, and round-table discussions with presentations of innovative solutions, inspiring testimonials from companies, solution providers, and actors involved in the reduction of food waste in the agricultural and agrifood chain.

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Agenda

09:00 - 09:15 - Registration & Coffee

09:15 - 09:45 - The REAMIT project and its achievements (introducing the idea of “REAMIT Technologies”)

09:45 - 10:15 - State of the art on food waste and losses (intervention by Sandrine Amsler, European Commission)

10:15 - 10:25 - REAMIT is helping a human milk bank during milk transportation

10:25 - 10:35 - REAMIT technologies for monitoring food storage for a frozen food company

10:35 - 10:45 - REAMIT technologies for last mile supply chain in the Netherlands

10:45 - 10:55 - REAMIT technologies from farm to retailing in Luxembourg

10:55 - 11:05 - An analysis of sensor data to understand process capability

11:05 - 11:15 - The REAMIT MOAT Model for Examining the Influence of Ability, Trust, Opportunity and Motivation on IoT Sensors Adoption For Preventing Food Waste

11:15 - 11:45 - Coffee and networking break

11:45 - 11:55 - Life cycle analysis to compare the costs of technology with the cost of food waste reduction

11:55 - 12:05 - A modelling approach to understand how food companies look at tradeoff involved in choosing REAMIT technologies

12:05 - 12:15 - Raman Spectroscopy applications for food waste reduction

12:15 - 12:25 - Real time anomaly detection in cold chain transportation using IoT technology

12:25 - 12:35 - Supporting the meat industry in reducing food waste in the dry ageing process in Ireland

12:35 - 12:45 - Some insights on business models for using technology for food waste reduction

12:45 - 14:00 - Lunch and networking break

14:00 - 15:00 - From upstream agriculture to processing, how to limit food waste ? (round table)

15:00 - 15:20 - Coffee and networking break

15:20 - 16:20 - Anti-waste: solutions from distribution to the consumer (round-table)

16:20 - 16:30 - Conclusion of the day

The day will be moderated by Pierre Christen, independent journalist specialising in the food industry

Event Details

Date: Thursday, 8th of December 2022

Location: Chamber of Commerce and Industry - Nantes, France

Admission: Free - Please register your attendance

About REAMIT project

REAMIT is a project funded by Interreg NWE, Improving Resource Efficiency of Agribusiness supply chains by Minimising waste using Big Data and IoT sensors. This project will bring food, logistics and technology sectors together to achieve food waste reduction in North West Europe region. REAMIT involves five countries namely United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Germany and Netherlands. This project ends in August 2023.

If you'd like more information on REAMIT, visit our website, or get in touch with the team at reamit4nwe@gmail.com.

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