SIMA 2019

The SIMA Innovation Awards judging panel

Find out who judges the SIMA Innovation Awards entries

A panel of specialists

30 members from different sectors (agricultural machinery, breeding, AgTech, agronomy, mechanics, automotive industry, aeronautics ...), research and education specialists as well as current equipment users. To examine the entries, our judges can also call on the expertise of more than 300 European specialists!

Panel Members

Chairman of the Panel 

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Jean-Marc BOURNIGAL

AGPB (General association for wheat and cereals producers)

President

SIMA'S 3 Technology Advisers, Panel Spokespeople

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René AUTELLET

Consultant

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Gilbert GRENIER

Bordeaux Sciences Agro

Professor of Automatic and Engineering of Equipments. Author of the book " Precision Agriculture. The new technologies at the service of an ecologically intensive agriculture".

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Frédéric VIGIER

IRSTEA - Direction Générale

Technological Expert on Agricultural Equipment and E-Agriculture

The members of the jury

Samir Aït-Amar
Samy AIT-AMAR

ACTA - France

Agri-environmental project manager

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Thierry BAILLIET

Thierry the modern farmer

Youtube influencer / Farmer / Hauts de France FRCUMA President

Guillaume BOCQUET

AXEMA

Engineering consultant - Technical Pole Manager

Arnaud BOCQUILLON

VIAMECA

Manager of the "Inteligence Systems and Robotics" and "Engineering of the Practices and Services" departments at ViaMéca

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Christian BRIAND

Bpifrance

Food-processing and farming sector manager

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Eugenio CAVALLO

IMAMOTER (Institute for Agricultural and Earth-Moving Machines) - CNR (National Research Council of Italy)

Research Director

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Stéphane CHAPUIS

FNCUMA

Agroequipment department manager

Pierre CLAVEL

Ministry of Food and Agriculture

Inspector in Health and Safety at work

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Jean-Paul DAOUZE

Marne Chamber of Agriculture

Consulting engineer

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Etienne DISERENS

Independant consultant - Switzerland

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Laure FIGEUREU-BIDAUD

NUFFIELD

Farmer – Nuffield France laureate and member

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Christelle GEE

AgroSup Dijon

Director of the Agronomy, Agroequipment, Breeding and Environnement Department. Researcher and professor

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Daniël GOENSE

Wageningen UR Livestock Research - Netherlands

Senior Project Manager

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Philippe GOUVAERT

CETIM

Deputy Director of Innovation and Research Development

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Jean-Marc HELLER

IRT Saint Exupéry

Business Development & Communication Directeur

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Christian HUYGHE

INRA - National Institut for Agronomic Research

Director

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Arnaud JARY

MFR De La Pignerie

Instructor and Monitor of BTS GDEA, CS & CQP AXEMA

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Florentino JUSTE

Institute of Agricultural Techniques of Valencia - Spain

Director

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Olivier MISERQUE

Wallonia Public Service - Agriculture Department - Belgium

Scientific Officer

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Anaïs ORBAN

FNEDT

Manager of the Agricultural, Environmental and Sutstainability Projects

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Jean-Luc PÉRÈS

PCMA

Agricultural machinery Advisor / Expert

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Emmanuel PIRON

Irstea - Clermont - Ferrand Center - National Institute of Scientific and Technological Research for Agriculture and the Environment

Manager of the " Spreading" Technological Research Unit

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Ariane VOYATZAKIS

Bpifrance

Manager of the Food-processing and agriculture department