Photonics Applications Week welcomes Marcel van Haren, FME, as Advisory Board member for Agri-Food Industry

Photonics Applications Week welcomes Marcel van Haren, Cluster Manager Agri & Food, FME, as Advisory Board member for Agri-Food Industry

About Marcel van Haren
Marcel van Haren works as clustermanager Agri & Food at FME, the Dutch association for entrepreneurs in the technology industry. In the cluster over 15 organisations cooperate to accelerate the innovation in the field of machines, technology and ICT for the agri & food sector. Besides his primary role of clustermanager Marcel is also director of GMV, the association of machinebuilders for foodprocessing, and NAFTC, the export platform for Agri & Food solutions, having offices in China, India, Vietnam and Turkey. In 2013 Marcel van Haren, in his role at FME, was involved in the setup and start of the Postharvest Network, driven by a strong believe that helping developing countries to prevent having large volumes of post harvest losses, is one of the biggest gains for having less foodwaste in the world.

About FME
FME is the Dutch employers’ organisation in the technology industry. The 2,200 affiliated companies include technology start-ups, trading companies, small and medium-sized industrial enterprises as well as large industrial conglomerates. Our members are active in the fields of manufacturing, trade automation and maintenance in the metal, electronics, electrical engineering and plastics sectors. FME members employ a total of 220,000 people, have a combined turnover of € 91 billion and their exports total € 49 billion.

About Photonics Applications Week
Photonics Applications Week (PHAPPS Week) takes place during the week September 30 – October 5, 2018, in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. PHAPPS Week is an umbrella event, geared towards the business professional who wants to know more about the practical applications of photonics in his or her industry.

Unlike other photonics events PHAPPS Week is all about practice, not theory. During the workshops, exhibitions, lectures, networking events, debates and hackathons you get first-hand experience and insight into how the fast growing field of photonics can benefit your business and industry.

PHAPPS Week focuses on the following 8 areas:

Download here the PHAPPS Week information kit.