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The 8th Super Interdisciplinary Conference】Gathering of leading players in the hot food tech field "Food Tech will change the world's food culture"/ March 8, 2019, 15:00~15:55 @ Shinjuku

panel discussion
Food Tech Session:
Food tech will change the world's food culture

Riverness will sponsor the event.The 8th Main Meeting of the Association of Hyperdifferent Fields(March 8-9, 2019 (Friday and Saturday)), a panel discussion on "Food Tech Changing the World's Food Culture" (session partner: Sigmaxis Inc.) will be held by a Southeast Asian food tech venture and an accelerator with expertise in global trends.

The 8th Main Conference of the Association of Hyperdifferent Fields WEB:https://hic.lne.st/2019

The world's food culture will undergo dramatic changes in the 2020s. Food tech will be a major factor in this change. The unique food cultures and food-related technologies preserved in different parts of the world will rapidly intersect and may be forced to undergo major changes by new technologies that are becoming overwhelmingly less expensive to implement. In this session, we will discuss the future of the food tech space with accelerators who are familiar with global food tech trends and ventures that are trying to launch new businesses in the food sector.

Please note that this session will consist of three parts.

The New Geopolitics of Deep Tech:
Which countries will be the first to take on the social implementation of drones and food tech, which is intensifying around the world?

13:00~ Part 1 Introductory Session
Is there a universal approach to accelerating deep tech?"

14:00~ Part 2: Drone Session
When and Where Will the Drone Assumed Society Begin?"

15:00~ Part 3: Food Tech Session
Food tech will change the world's food culture.

We will have a program of discussions among researchers, venture companies, and large corporations from various perspectives, not limited to the themes of this session.
Audience members are invited to attend the conference. Please visit the conference website (see below).



Food Tech Session:
Food tech will change the world's food culture

Session Partner Sigmaxis, Inc.

Date: Friday, March 8, 2019, 15:00-15:55
Place: Bellesalle Shinjuku Grand (Sumitomo Fudosan Shinjuku Grand Tower 5F, 8-17-1 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0023)
Nearest Stations: Nishi-Shinjuku Station (Marunouchi Line), Tochomae Station (Oedo Line) Shinjuku Nishiguchi Station (Oedo Line), Shinjuku Station (JR Line, Marunouchi Line, Odakyu Line, Keio Line, Shinjuku Line, Oedo Line)


Hirotaka Tanaka
Director, Sigmaxis Inc.

After working for a major domestic manufacturer and a foreign consulting firm, he joined Sigmaxyz in 2017. He has consulting experience in multiple areas including high-tech, manufacturing, telecommunications, growth strategy, new business development, and M&A execution and negotiation, etc. In the last few years, he has been focusing on lifestyle and business evolving along with technology. As one of his activities, he organizes "Smart Kitchen Summit Japan," aiming to clarify the way forward for Japan in the area of food and cuisine, and to create the evolution of new industries.


Mr. Jian Yong Chua
SinFooTech Private Limited Chief Technology Officer

In 2018, he founded SinFooTech, a food tech venture, and became CTO. Based on technology from the Liu Shao Quan Lab at the National University of Singapore, he aims to develop and manufacture innovative and unique food ingredients and products utilizing food processing by-products. plans to obtain a Ph.D. (in Food Science and Technology) in 2020.



Mr. Ahmad Syafik bin Jaafa
Biotrampil PLT Head, Corporate Strategy

Biotrampil was founded in 2015. The company develops and deploys halal-compliant burger patties processed from jackfruit, which is frequently used in home cooking in Southeast Asia. Previously, he was in charge of building a business for a pharmaceutical company and a medical device development venture in Malaysia, where he also raised approximately 100 million yen in funding.




Dr. Virgina Cha
PlatformE Professor-in-Residence

He is a serial entrepreneur and a prominent trendsetter in innovation measures in Singapore. D. from the National University of Singapore in the field of CS. Since then, he has been constantly updating his career as a founder and CEO of a high-tech venture that was successfully listed on NASDAQ and HKSE, as Singapore's first Head of Technology Transfer, and as an educator teaching at INSEAD and an MBA at the National University of Singapore.



------------------------------------------The outline of the 8th Main Conference of the Society for Hyperdifferential Studies: -------------------------------------------

Conference theme: Connecting, Time, Space, and the Senses
Date and time of the event:
Friday, March 8, 09:00-18:20 (18:30-20:00 Reception)
Saturday, March 9, 09:00-18:20 (18:30-20:00 Reception)
Organized by: Liverness Co.
Venue: Bellesalle Shinjuku Grand
Participation fee: Free for academics and presenters, 100,000 yen for companies (50,000 yen for applications before the end of January)
    *Free of charge for partners and those willing to serve as judges
Convention URL:https://hic.lne.st/2019
Conference program (tentative, excerpts):

Friday, March 8
keynote speech
TECH PLANTER World Communication
Deep Tech Sessions (Introductory/Drone/Food Tech)
Real Tech Venture of the Year 2019 Awards Ceremony
 The Future of Human-Robot Interaction."
 Genomics, Industry, and Us: Approaches and Prospects for a Genome-utilizing Society
 Creation of "comfortable spaces" through contact with nature.
 Food production using underutilized resources."
 The Truth About Local Ecosystems, According to the Founders."
 "Mind Sensing and Beyond - Psychology x Technology Expands the Future."
 'Did you know that you can consult with town factories about your ideas? Into the Era of Superfactories Manufacturing Knowledge"
<Short pitch
 Technology Splash" (short pitches by poster presenters)

Saturday, March 9
keynote speech
Liberace Research Funding Award 2019
Expanding the World of Taste with Technology

Exploring the Origins of Innovation
 New research and projects created by researchers and businesses."
 "Excitement Deepens Education for the Future."
 What is the Value of Human Beings in a Society Based on Artificial Intelligence? 〜Creating a future in which all people can play an active role"
 "Re-Designing Learning Environments: How to Nurture the Next Generation to Solve the World's Problems?"
 Creating a New Image of the Researcher: How Creative Are You? ~"
 Toward an Information Ecosystem Linking Healthcare and R&D."
 "New Themes Can Be Discovered by Rowing to the Sea - Seeds of Research and Business Born from Unexplored Fields
The 2nd Cellular Agriculture Conference - Practical applications are in sight! The Forefront of Cellular Agriculture and Cultured Meat"

Contact us
Liverness Corporation (Attn: Kaneko, Tsukagoshi)
TEL:03-5227-4198 E-mail:[email protected]