SIAL Smart-Tech Talent Plan

The global food industry chain is affected by economic globalization and consumption structure changes, technological innovation has become an important method for the food industry to meet consumer demands. China’s food industry has entered a significate period of technological innovation to promote supply-side reform, upgrade and transformation. With the promotion of Healthy China 2030, the food industry is developing rapidly in the direction of nutrition, technology and intelligence. "Future Food", which is based on synthetic biology, IoT, AI, 3D printing, nanotechnology, etc. will become an important solution to meet food supply and consumer demand in the future.

SIAL Global Food Industry Summit not only delivers the latest global F&B industry information and analyzes new development trends, but also focuses on food technology innovation and development. To strengthen communication and explore new discoveries in food technology, SIAL Smart-Tech Talent Plan will be held during the SIAL Global Food Industry Summit, which will provide a platform for new products and new technologies to enter the market and discover potential business opportunities.

How to apply?

- Basic Requirements

  • New products and technologies in the food field
  • No investment, no commercial application
  • Should not infringe on the rights of any third party
  • Should not involve any confidential content
  • Each product or technology can only apply for once
  • *Please note the travel and accommodation should be arranged by applicants

If you are selected:

  • Publish at SIAL Global Food Industry Summit
  • Receive a certificate of SIAL Smart-Tech Talent Plan
  • Have an opportunity to receive supportive funding

If you are not selected:

One free ticket for appointed theme forums of the SIAL Global Food Industry Summit.

Without the permission of applicants (individuals or teams), the organizer will not disclose the content of the product and technology to any third party (companies or institutions).


- Application Process

Please send the product/technology’s introduction or abstract in a PDF file to, please indicate your name, organization/institution/company, mobile phone number, and the product or technology’s name in the email.


- Key Dates:

Application Deadline: April 30, 2024

Result Notification: May 10, 2024

Publish Date: May 28-30, 2024 (The exact time will be announced with the notification)

Publish Venue: Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC)


  • Homology of Medicine and Food

    Qian ZHENG, Zhejiang Zetian Agricultural Technology Co., Ltd.


    • Through microbial fermentation technology extract the effective substances of Chinese herbal medicines, then through the probiotic fermentation technology degrade effective active substances into small molecules, which can improve the absorption of active ingredients and therapeutic effect.
  • Fungus Deep Fermentation and Extraction

    Wenqi SHAN, China Edible Fungus Biotechnology Development Co., Ltd.


    Under specific sterile conditions, the nutritional oral liquid which is rich in fungal polysaccharides, amino acids, triterpenoids, SOD, Pro and other macromolecular active materials, is produced through repeated submerged culture and fermentation, and then purified and inactivated by enzymatic hydrolysis.
  • Ginseng Processing Technology Innovation

    Rui LIU, Tianjin University of Science & Technology


    This technology mainly focuses on the influence of different temperatures, humidity and processing time on the content and composition of ginsenosides, and determines the optimal processing conditions.

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