Thanks for your information!

The EIT Food Seedbed Incubator is a six month programme offering equity-free grant support to science and technology based entrepreneurial teams or recently launched ventures looking to commercialise innovations aimed at transforming the food system, that have been validated in a lab or test setting.

Test and validate the market need for your research findings or technology innovation by speaking to real potential customers and end-users.

Receive personalised coaching to develop a business value proposition that will attract paying customers, new pilot partners, and early stage startup investors.

Benefit from all the invaluable support our startup community provides to prepare you for both the challenges and rewards that lie ahead of your entrepreneurial journey.

Applications for this programme are open each year from January – end of February

Please note only people working in EU member states and associated countries are eligible for EIT Food programmes

N.B If you are a registered company please change your status to Registered company in your profile and then continue with the application process, as you will be eligible for more programmes

In our community we also organise regular startup training and networking events


Apply to participate in one of our funded flagship programmes

LAUNCH - Seedbed Incubator

ACCELERATE - EIT Food Accelerator Network

SCALE - RisingFoodStars

Our Community

Empowering startups to create impact in the agrifood industry

Our Community

News & Events

Alumni Spotlight

Startup Training

Our Programme Hubs