2019 is the second year of IAAS's establishment and it had been an exciting year. We traveled around the world looking for opportunities in innovation, circular economy and technology to promote Agricultural Sustainability. We cannot wait to share with you about our growth this year and expectations for the year to come! We promise to provide regular quality content and updates and create more opportunities for connections and engagement！
- The Year in Review
- New Member
- Recommended Publications
- Upcoming Events
- New Trend
|Important Events and Activities 2019|
The 4th International Agricultural Innovation Conference (IAIC) was held at the University of Oulu, Finland from August 7th to 9th 2019. The conference focused on the issues of Agriculture Innovation, Agriculture Sustainability and Agribusiness and Entrepreneurship. 18 experts and scholars from 11 countries presented research on Agricultural Innovation of different countries and 22 papers were presented. An industrial meeting was held before the conference to encourage cross-industries and cultural exchange and communication. During the field trip, participants visited a private minor. They enjoyed local cuisine with the sound of choir along the lakeside, enabling them to "feel" and experience the wonderful city in Finland.
IAAS Annual Meeting was held at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand on 9th November 2019. Scholars and experts from United States, Russia, Taiwan, Thailand and Singapore, specialized in the fields of agricultural sustainability, digital eco-system, blockchain and value chain were invited to share their point of view on the connection between the sustainability of value chain in the agriculture sector and the sustainable foods in Asia-Pacific. Besides the exchange during the meeting, collaboration between members were also formed and they are planning to reunite in Maryland, USA.
IAAS was invited to attend the 68th United Nations Civil Society Conference held in the Salt Lake City, USA in August 2019. The conference discussed about challenges and solutions of urban life and the modern world. Representatives of IAAS gave a speech about sustainable solutions for challenges of urban life that highlighted the value of blockchain technology in ensuring traceability and food security.
The Fragrance Aesthetics Industrial Forum was held in Vancouver and Toronto, Canada from September 16th to 19th 2019, focusing on The Key to Anti-aging & Health Care. Speakers shared about the relationship between inflammation and diseases and the cellular environment, hoping to provide the concept of health care from the preventive point of view. With the presence of many participants and the great emphasis placed on health care, engaging discussion was carried out, providing a fruitful session.
|Fragrance Aesthetics: Taiwan International Tea Expo 2019|
|Founder of a SG Agribusiness's Field Trip in Taiwan|
To promote the concept of healthcare, the founder of IAAS established a brand named, "Fragrance Aesthetics." Fragrance Aesthetics attended the Taiwan International Tea Expo in November 2019. During the event, products built on the ideology of developing the right natural healthy living concept such as Fine Tea Series, Coffee, beverages made of Bilberry and Antrodia cinnaamomea were showcased. The natural ingredients of these beverages received a lot of love and recognition from professionals and members of domestic and international societies.
IAAS was honored to have Mr Ankesh Shahra, an Agriculture Investor based in Singapore to have a field trip in Taiwan during end of November 2019. He visited many research units, including the World Vegetable Center. He applauded the agricultural innovation of Taiwan after visiting agricultural technology firms and having a taste of the vegetables. With that, Mr Shahra is planning to asses the partnership plan, encouraging the collaboration between Agricultural Technology of Taiwan and India.
|International Conference of Smart Food and Value Chain|
|Agricultural Innovation Business Training Course|
The International Conference of Smart Food and Value Chain was held at Chung Hsing University, Taiwan in June 2019. The conference focused on Value Chain Analysis and Smart Food with the rising concern of poor diet and environmental issues such as climate change. Dr. Ravi Khetarpal, Executive of APAARI was present to share valuable insights.
Agricultural Innovation Business Training Course is also known as the Mini MBA. It was held twice in Taiwan in February and April 2019. The Mini MBA helps participants understand the past, present and future of agriculture and how to raise its value through introducing new forms of agriculture. Through the visits to leisure farms and organizations, participants were able to experience themselves and gain knowledge about operations.
IAAS visited the governmental agriculture associations, university research center, business owners, farmers and members to share experiences and discuss future cooperation
RollingGreens is a company that develops and manufactures environmental friendly microbial product from natural ingredients. It aims to achieve agricultural sustainability and help to improve growers' standard of living by producing more with less. It helps farmers increase yield rates and quality of crops while reducing the use of fertilizer.
9F-1., No.256, Sec. 2, Chongde Rd., Beitun Dist., Taichung City 406, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
|Case Studies: Insights on Agriculture Innovation 2018|
The <Case Studies: Insights on Agriculture Innovation> is a series of casebook which focuses on present the ideas and practices of agriculture innovation in different countries that is informative and useful to the broad audience.
Drawing from the experiences and researches of the international scholars and researchers, the accessible case write-ups highlight current status and circumstance on local agriculture and related innovation and technology. This volume is an integrated and expanded version for the issues and ideas.
Date: August 07-09, 2020
Location: Maryland University, USA
IAIC 2020 focuses on Agricultural Innovation, Technology Application, Launching of New Products, Investment and Business Matching. Academics, Researchers, Professors, Students and Business Owners who are interested in presenting research and individuals who are keen on gaining such knowledge are welcomed.
More information and Registration: iaic2020.iaas.org.sg
|Fragrance Aesthetics Industrial Forum 2020|
The Industrial Forum will be a sharing session with members, potential sale agents and market researchers on the concept of health care and product introduction, hoping to promote international collaboration with agents for the products. Members that are interested in the New Zealand market to attend the Industrial Forum are welcomed.
Date: September 2020
Location: Christchurch, New Zealand
Despite the resource constraints and climate change, the Singapore Urban Solutions and Sustainability (USS) domain aims to improve built and natural environment through interdisciplinary approach in RIE 2020. This includes recovery of energy with used water treatment and research into different mode of transports. USS are looking into collaboration with industry partners create economic value and establish Singapore as an international hub for sustainable urban solutions. Different schemes are opened for companies to embrace innovation and research consortia formed from industry and research performers to co-create and commercialize these urban solutions.
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