Scientific & Technical Committee

Philippe COLACICCO, AXEMA Technical Committee Chairman and Kubota Corporation Director Farm Machinery Engineering Europe.

Chairman of the scientific and technical committee

 

Philippe Colacicco holds generalist engineer degree and PhD of mechanics, he has first held various positions in Research and Development, Validation and Project Management in the automotive sector. Philippe then joined CLAAS Tractor in 2008, firstly in charge of developing the range of specialized tractors, before heading the Research and Development department for 6 years.

In 2016, he joined the Kubota Corporation Group to create the European R&D Tractors Center that he leads. Since 2018 Philippe Colacicco is the President of AXEMA’s Technical Committee.

 

Scientific & Technical committee

Dr. Philippe COLACICCO

Kubota Research & development EUROPE

Director
AXEMA Technical Committee Chairman

Christian ADLER

KUHN Group

Head of the Electronic department

Lionel LEVEILLÉ

BUREL Group

Research and innovation Director

Dr. Sylvain VILLETTE

AGROSUP Dijon

The Agricultural Equipment Unit

Dr.Davide RIZZO

UNILASALLE

Associate professor in agronomy, data scientist

Dr.Xavier REBOUD

INRAE

Director of the division Plant Health and the Environment

Emmanuel PIRON

INRAE

Head of the Technological Research Platform – Environmental Spreading Division

Dr.Thomas ANKEN

Agroscope

Agronomist

Dr. Nils BJUGSTAD

Norwegian University of Life Sciences

Professor

Peter GROOT KOERKAMP (prof. dr. ir. P.W.G.)

Wageningen University & Research

Professor in Biosystems Engineering / Agrotechnology

Prof. Dr. Martin KREMMER

John Deere GmbH & Co. KG

Manager Production Systems Solutions Engineering

Eric GUGGISBERG

Paul Forrer AG

Head of Innovations & Digitalisation

Prof. Emilio GIL

Polytechnic University of Catalonia

Full Professor

Alain SAVARY

IRIDOS Conseil

Strategy adviser for agroecological evolution

Philippe HERITIER

INRAE – Technologies and information systems for agrosystems research unit 

Project Manager – Robotics and Systems for agriculture Engineer