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WEBINAR: How Agri Corporates can support Early Stage companies
THIS IS A TECH ALLIANCE ASSOCIATION EVENT, FREE FOR ALL ATTENDEES.
Adrian Percy, former Global Head of R&D at Bayer CropScience, the world’s largest agritech business, will talk about the role of major agri corporates, their interaction with emerging early stage companies and the impact on innovation.
Dr Adrian Percy
ex Global Head of R&D @Bayer CropScience
Adrian Percy is an advocate of the need for and benefits of modern agriculture. He is also a strong proponent of the development and adoption of new agricultural and food technologies that support global food security while conserving the environment. Adrian currently serves as the CTO of UPL Ltd, a major crop protection company that is a leader in global food systems. He also serves as a Venture Partner at Finistere Ventures LLC, a technology and life sciences venture capital investor, focused on transforming the food value chain. Adrian serves on the board of directors of BioLumic, HiFidelity Genetics, Biotalys and Evogene. He is also a member of the science and technology boards of Biotalys, Terramera and Rothamsted Research. Born and raised in the United Kingdom, Adrian holds a doctorate in biochemistry from the University of Birmingham. He now resides in the Research Triangle area of North Carolina, USA.