SCALE

‘I’ve Got a Growing Business’

RISING FOOD STARS

Working to elevate high-potential agrifood mature startups & early scaleups to the next level, enabling them  become international game changers.

  • A Network Organisation for successful, game-changing early agrifood scaleups, enabling its members to participate as Partners in all EIT Food activities.
  • Matchmaking: Connects you with the right person within our partners, de-risking collaboration
  • Exposure: You get an exhibition spot at main EU agrifood events – and we support you financially
  • Investor network:  Personal introductions to relevant investors & we support you along the process
  • Traction: We have a structured offering of market development through joint implementation of a pilot project, whereby we foresee funding and support activities

Driving Innovation & Entrepreneurship Across Europe to Solve High Impact Food System Challenges

FAQ

How it works

  1. Matchmaking: We connect you with the right person within our partners, de-risking collaboration with potential future partners and clients
  2. Exposure: You get an exhibition spot at main EU agrifood events – and we support you financially
  3. Investor network: When seeking for investment, we initiate personal introductions to relevant investors & support you along the process
  4. Traction: We have a structured offering of market development through joint implementation of a pilot project, whereby we foresee funding and support activities  
  5. EIT Food projects: You can participate in partly funded projects where you join consortia of leading industry and academia to address the challenges of the food system – from 2nd year onwards

 

 

Benefits

You become part of a network for max 3 years, allowing you to get:

  1. Easy access & personalised introduction to world-leading corporates, academia and research organisations.
  2. Increased visibility through accessing high-impact international agrifood and startup events.
  3. Tailored support to scale up, raise investment and tackle typical startup growing pains.
  4. Opportunities to partner in EIT Food innovation projects with a trusted network of leading global companies and partners.

Programmes

Apply to participate in one of our funded flagship programmes

LAUNCH - Seedbed Incubator

ACCELERATE - EIT Food Accelerator Network

SCALE - RisingFoodStars

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