European Agri-Food
Startup of the Year

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Do you want to pitch your food or agtech startup to a European audience and work with leading food companies? Then stay tuned for the European Food Startup of the Year challenge!

In this challenge, initiated by FoodNexus, we’re looking for the most promising food or agtech startup in Europe. The challenge consists of national selection rounds in seven European countries, followed by a European final. The seven participating countries are

  • Denmark
  • Spain
  • Italy
  • Ireland
  • France
  • Belgium
  • The Netherlands

The European final will take place in Wageningen, The Netherlands on 7 December 2017. The winner will receive a cash prize as well as business development support from high-level mentors and leading European food companies.

Why participate? The benefits for all participating startups are:

  • Connecting- and validating your business with European investors and food companies;
  • High-quality support in working with large food companies through the Corporate-Startup Engagement program;
  • Strong communication and visibility benefits through the FoodNexus consortium.

EU Final
7 december 2017