SIMACES International Interdisciplinary Learning Centre (SIILC)

In collaboration with

Trade and Invest British Columbia –Canada


“Agriculture Technology Mission to British Columbia Vancouver”

from 24th to 28th March 2014

Keeping the trend of learning on a broader spectrum SIILC organized Agriculture Technology mission in collaboration with Trade Invest British Columbia-Canada of Progressive farmer, Agri- Entrepreneurs, Agri -Based industries, Policy makers, and government officials to Vancouver to understand the Agriculture technologies in the Western part of the world.

The delegation visited British Columbia’s agricultural sector that produces a diverse range of products supported by a strong technology sector. British Columbia’s agricultural technology companies develop innovative solutions and products in several areas namely dairy technologies, greenhouse technologies, farm equipment, seed selection, food products etc.


  • Progressive Farmers wanting to understand newer technologies
  • Agricultural technology distributors looking to sell and represent
  • Agritech companies/food processors looking to partner with B.C. companies and incorporate technologies in their value chain in India
  • large end users (food processors, food packaging companies, growers, farms,) looking for specific technologies and
  • Municipalities looking to address specific problems or need in agricultural improvements.
  • Farming and barn solutions / dairy management systems
  • Cold chain logistics & fresh produce supply chain
  • Greenhouse technologies
  • Food processing and packaging technologies
  • Farming equipment
  • Food processing companies
  • Semios (An emerging leader in the development of M2M technology for agriculture. Their technology enables growers of high value crops to monitor for insect pests, plant diseases and micro-climates and determine where and when to best take action to protect and increase crop value)
  • Globe trade show and connect with exhibiting companies (free access to all delegation members)
  • Site Visit and Agriculture Round table
  • University of Fraser Valley: Agriculture Department
  • British Columbia Institute of Technology : Applied and Natural sciences
  • University of British Columbia: Faculty of Land and Food
  • Site visits in Vancouver

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