Expand to new agrifood markets in Europe – apply for EIT Food Sales Booster! 

May 25, 2022

EIT Food Sales Booster

APPLICATIONS CLOSED In 2022, EIT Food launched Sales Booster – a programme that helps innovative startups explore and enter new agrifood markets in Europe

The programme supports startups with training, coaching, expert advice, and network to prepare for their development and growth in new markets. It offers highly customised support to innovative companies serving their needs on an individual basis. 

Sales Booster – who can join the programme?   

The programme is designed for two types of startups: 

Agrifood startups with impactful solutions in one of EIT Food’s focus areas


Startups from other sectors with an impactful product/solution that can be applied in the agrifood industry

Apply for Sales Booster if: 

  • your innovative product or solution achieved considerable results in sales; 
  • you have consolidated your home market and you are looking to expand within the geographical area covered by EIT Food; 
  • you have a sales/business development team and resources available to start expanding your sales abroad; 
  • your startup is registered in one of the following eligible countries: Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine, Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Réunion, Martinique, Mayotte and Saint-Martin (France), the Azores and Madeira (Portugal), and the Canary Islands (Spain). 

How will you benefit from joining Sales Booster? 

Build an internationalisation action plan to boost your sales 

Create a robust plan to support your expansion outside your home market.  

Explore new markets in Europe and forge partnerships for future growth 

Get introduced to leading agrifood experts and companies with the support of the EIT Food network.  

Receive training, coaching, and expert advice 

Participate in dynamic sessions that combine peer-to-peer learning and tailored advice from industry leaders. 

Learn from fellow founders 

Become part of the community of agrifood founders looking to grow their innovative companies.  

How to apply? 

The application deadline for the 2022 Sales Booster edition is June 19, 23:59 CEST. More information on Sales Booster as well as the application page can be found on the programme webpage. 

Sales Booster is available for startups with impactful solutions based in selected countries in Central, Eastern and Southern Europe. 


Application deadline extended ONLY for Seedbed until April 10 23:59 CET

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