In order to advance research in the world's leading agricultural and food industries, National Agriculture and Food Research Organization (NARO) has a collaborative agreement with Wageningen University & Research (WUR). A conference will be held in the Netherlands to promote collaboration between industry and academia, with the main target being companies, universities and organizations in Japan and Europe. This will be a venue to introduce NARO and WUR's joint research in Europe.
Representatives from the Japanese and the Netherlands government will participate in this conference. NARO President Dr. Kazuo KYUMA will deliver Keynote Speech under the topic "To realize the Society 5.0 to create future smart agriculture and food chains" and Dr. Willem Jan Knibbe, Head of Wageningen Data Competence Center, WUR will give a presentation.
The two subcommittees (Smart Agriculture Subcommittee and Smart Food Chain Subcommittee) have scheduled to introduce the latest research results by NARO and WUR researchers and announcements by Japanese companies and European companies. There are also laboratory tours to check out the WUR's latest research facilities and social gatherings.