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Start-up Villages workshops

Organised by La Ferme Digitale (an independent association with the aim of promoting innovation and digital technology for efficient, sustainable agriculture) and other partners/exhibitors.

Start Up village  4 H 012 Program 

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 Start Up village 4 H 035 program to come

Innovation as a creator of social cohesion: a new factor in economic and civic growth?

Changes in lifestyles and consumption patterns in recent decades have tended to break down existing social links, both horizontally (between consumers) and vertically (between producer, distributor and consumer). The new, sharing patterns of consumption and the desire for quality and transparency - trends resulting from a new globalised civic awareness - are leading to the re-creation of these links. What are the economic and societal impacts? What answers does innovation offer in these ever-changing markets?

Sunday 24 February 15:00 - 16:15, Village start-up Hall 4 H 12

Positive communication in agriculture: 10 YouTubers for 10 advices!

For the first time, the most influents youtubers will be gathered to deliver their advises for a positive farming communication. Meet David, Gilles, Thierry, Benji, Alex, Gaël, Etienne and Théo.

Sunday 24 February 4.30 pm - 6.00 pm Village start-up Hall 4 H 035

Digital inclusion, popularisation of tools: a new challenge for tomorrow’s agriculture!

Is digital technology available to every farmer? Are telephony and the internet tools to increase competence? How can use of the internet as a tool for farmers’ social and economic integration be sustained in the long term? Connected sensors, Artificial Intelligence, decision-making tools: what about good old common sense in all of this? What if this technology could offer us ways to better understand the environment around us?

Monday 25 February, 15:00 - 16:15, Village start-up Hall 4 H 12

Debriefing after Agtech mission in Morocco

As the driving force of the African agricultural revolution, Morocco is a major player in the development of new agricultural technologies in Africa. Irrigation, productivity development, maintaining soil fertility, resilience to climate change, etc. Multiple challenges that Valeur-Tech contributes by testing, integrating agtech solutions and by developing an ambitious start-up acceleration program for OCP.

Monday 25 February, 15:45 - 16:30, Village start-up Hall 4 H 035

“RDV Agri” live by Thierry agriculteur d’aujourdhui

Monday 25 February 4.30 pm - 6.00 pm Village start-up Hall 4 H 035


SIMA will host a hackathon in situ where coders and farming professionals will work together for 48 hours on the theme of “Agriculture and satellite data”.
Sponsored by La Ferme Digitale, this focus group will aim to create synergies between the various partners and start-ups with a view to developing innovative technological prototypes using satellite data.

Tuesday 26 February 5.00 pm - 6.00 pm Village start-up Hall 4 H 035

Agricultural data from space to earth via drones: what is the complementarity?

Everything provides data: satellites, drones, capacitive probes, onboard sensors on agricultural machinery, etc. Do we have to choose, compare or even combine them? Is data management the next challenge for European agricultural policies?

Tuesday 26 February, 15:00 - 16:15, Village start-up Hall 4 H 035

Precision Farming For Weed control: Between Myth and Reality 

Workload and working conditions, regulatory requirements, questions about glyphosate herbicide: could precision weed control be the game changer?

Tuesday 26 February, 15:30 - 16:30, Village start-up Hall 4 H 12


Tuesday 26 February 5.00 pm - 6.00 pm Village start-up Hall 4 H 035

The enhanced farmer: a disconnected or re-connected farmer?

«We are moving from intensive agriculture in terms of input use to intensive agriculture in terms of knowledge use.» H. Pillaud
To succeed, today’s farmers need to be agronomists, economists, communicators, managers, business leaders and so on. Do they also need to become Data Scientists? Data, a new challenge for the world in general, and for the agricultural sector in particular. A vast array of data is being created, both agricultural and non-agricultural. But do we know how to tame it, put it to use and create added value on the simple scale of our farms?

Wednesday 27 February 15:00 - 16:15, Village start-up Hall 4 H 12


Professionals, consumer-actors, exhibitors or just curious visitors, why not join us for a friendly tweet-up over drinks on this final of the show, and find out about the agricultural innovations of today and tomorrow! An exclusive event for exchanging ideas with the influencers of the agricultural world, innovative, connected... and positive.

Thursday 28 February, 11:30 - 14:00, Village start-up Hall 4 H 12