Browse photos from the successful Photonics Roadshow in Florence. More roadshow events are scheduled in across Europe. Find out more.
Delegates hear from experts in photonics on the first day of the conference.
Roberto Pini, Director of the Institute of Applied Physics in Florence (IFAC) presents: From Photonics to to agri-photonics.
The packed conference room, over 120 delegates attended the first day of the EPRISE roadshow in Florence, focussed on agri-tech markets.
Cecilia Pinto, EPRISE’s Project Manager, presents the aims of the project and the outputs so far, including the European Photonics database - available here (insert link)
Lorenzo Targetti, CEO of Light4Tech, talks to Tom Harvey from EPRISE project partner CPI.
Giovanni Agati from the Instite of Applied Physics in Florence (IFAC) presents the results from a precision farming project using photonics technology.
Pre-arranged one-to-one business meetings took place in the afternoon
Velentina Raimondi presents the impact of the STEPHANIE project (Space technology with photonics for market and societal changes).
Florian Lang from German early-stage SME Geo Kestrel pitches his company to potential investors and clients. Florian also explained how his business overcame the challenges of entering the agritech market.
Andrea presents ACAL bfi, a European leader in advanced technology solutions, and how his company helps customers reduce the costs of producing prototypes.
Jacques Cochard of Tematys explains potential solutions to the challenge of for modern agriculture to increase food production by 70% in 30 years, to cope with increasing global demand.
Guests enjoyed a private guided tour of Museo Stibbert in the evening:
Informal networking at the conference dinner at the Stibbert Museum, Florence:
Day 2 at the high tech demo farm in Albarese: