CropXR officially kicks off with festive network event

Kick-off Event


On February 29, 2024, CropXR will host a festive ‘Kick-off event’ for its founders, partners and stakeholders. 

The event, to be held at DeFabrique in the city of Utrecht, will celebrate the official launch of CropXR. It will comprise fascinating science, community building, social interaction and exchange, and cross-pollination.

Attendees will be able to enjoy an gathering at which a range of speakers will give engaging and inspiring talks on many CropXR-related topics. The programme will offer extensive opportunities for social interaction as well, during which future-proof food and drinks will be served.

The kick-off event will strengthen community building, cooperation, and knowledge exchange. There will be much time for social interaction and networking and for seeking out new connections, building new relationships, and exploring potential new collaborations.  

Click here to see the event’s programme.

Organising committee 

  • Guido van den Ackerveken, Auke Damstra, Hedwich Teunissen (CropXR Board of Directors) 
  • Hester Pruiksma (Event organiser)

More information 

For questions about the event, including registration, please contact Hester Pruiksma ( or the CropXR office (

Watch the video for further insights into the project's commitment to developing robust and resilient crops suitable for sustainable and climate-resistant farming (in Dutch).
Start date and time
End date and time
DeFabrique - Westkanaaldijk 7 - 3542 DA Utrecht

Send an email to: Hester Pruiksma (