Finale European Agri&Food Startup of the Year Challenge

The European FoodNexus Startup Challenge is a contest among food & agri startups in several European countries. The challenge aims to identify and accelerate the most promising startups, and connect them to leading European corporates in the food & agri industry. With the support of these partners, the startups can scale their innovations to benefit people and planet. More information on the website of European FoodNexus Startup Challenge:

The Netherlands is world class in innovation and entrepreneurship in agritech and foodtech. We achieve this by building brilliant networks of startup, corporate and research communities.

In several regional agri-food innovation hubs, state-of the-art knowledge and innovative ideas are being developed, creating food concepts that are ready to scale up.  

Startups that are ready to step up to next levels of maturity, can join the national challenge which selects the most promising startups. These qualify for the European finals in the FoodNexus Startup Challenge.

Are you ready to join the challenge? Submit your application before September 11!|  

Organization in the Netherlands 

What's in it for the winner
The winner of this Challenge receives 50.000 euro and gets guidancd and support by experts in order to expand his or her company.

Time scedule:

June 12th               Launch FoodNexus Startup Challenge

September 11th      Application closing date

October                  Primary rounds

November 1st         European finalists announced (two per country)

December 13th       European finals


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