We are looking for ventures that are shaping the future of nutrition by providing healthy, personalized food options for our growing population in the following solution directions.
Novel ingredients and technologies to create or enable healthy sweetening (sugar) alternatives/solutions
Looking for plant based and alternative ingredients for healthier nutrition
Food genetics and biotechnologies to create new, healthy foods and proteins
Personalised nutrition solutions that will allow for mass consumption
Data gathering and analysis
Solutions that allow to gather and analyse consumer data, as well as solutions that directly support and influence consumer behaviour
What's in it for you
Develop a pilot design as part of the program with one of the key players involved such as Döhler, Givaudan, PepsiCo, ICL, HLP and DSM.
Become of part of the EIT FAN community with 6 accelerators hubs spread across Europe: Bilbao, Cambridge, Haïfa, Helsinki, Lausanne, and Munich
Customized and flexible program to help you scale your venture and collaborate with the different partners in the network
Access to grants for prototyping via EIT Food
Access to investment opportunities via EIT FAN
Your solution should be at (pre) seed stage with some indication of traction (e.g. LoIs, sales, letters of support)
You should be registered in Europe or the 11 associated countries (i.e. Iceland, Norway, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey, Israel, Moldova, Switzerland, Faroe Islands, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Tunisia, Georgia, Armenia)
The deadline for application is on April 10th 2021 at 23:59 (CET).
Online evaluation, Technology deep dive & Matchmaking. Selected startup announcement in mid May.
FOOD ACCELERATOR NETWORK PROGRAM
Selected startups will participate in programming, networking events, demo days and more,
The finals expo will be held in November