Prize 10K
Takes 0% equity
Offers 10 Mentors
Funds 26 startups per year
Markets Agriculture Food & Beverages Agribusiness Agroforestry Food +2
Invests in Europe Croatia Czech Republic Estonia Greece 9 more
EIT Food is on a mission to transform Europe’s food system – making it better for people’s health and for the environment. Working with entrepreneurs, innovators and students, EIT Food is changing the way we produce, process, distribute and consume food. The RIS Innovation Grants reward the best entrepreneurs and startups across Southern and Eastern Europe who have an early-stage business idea that can help EIT food in this mission.

There are 26 grants to be awarded, 2 per each country: Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, Italy, Greece. The first prize is 10000 € and the second prize is 5000 €.

The applicants/team should have at least one resident or citizen from above mentioned country to be eligible.
Please read the full terms and conditions at: bit.ly/2vNQrL8.

Application process:
1. Submit Idea on F6S – 15th August 2018 till 4th October 2018
The online application includes questions designed to ...
EIT Food is on a mission to transform Europe’s food system – making it better for people’s health and for the environment. Working with entrepreneurs, innovators and students, EIT Food is changing the way we produce, process, distribute and consume food. The RIS Innovation Grants reward the best entrepreneurs and startups across Southern and Eastern Europe who have an early-stage business idea that can help EIT food in this mission.

There are 26 grants to be awarded, 2 per each country: Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, Italy, Greece. The first prize is 10000 € and the second prize is 5000 €.

The applicants/team should have at least one resident or citizen from above mentioned country to be eligible.
Please read the full terms and conditions at: bit.ly/2vNQrL8.

Application process:
1. Submit Idea on F6S – 15th August 2018 till 4th October 2018
The online application includes questions designed to verify your business model credibility, your understanding of the problem you are trying to tackle, and the quality of your business solution. Equally, the online application will question how you will spend the RIS Innovation Grant and how you will help transform the agri-food sector with your business, particularly in your local country.

2. Application review - 1-14th October 2018
Your application will be scored by a panel of judges. The ten startups with the highest scores from each country will be invited to pitch at one of the 13 EIT Food Demo Days, one per identified RIS country.

3. EIT Food Demo Day
It's start-up networking event, where selected applicants will present their idea in a form of 3 min pitch presentation + 2 min Q&A part in front of a selected jury who will pose questions and will rate your performance.
Please make sure that you can attend the Demo Day in your country.
Spain - 25-26th of October (Madrid)
Poland - 8th of November (Warsaw) - update
Turkey - 7-8 of November (Istanbul)
Hungary - 10th of November (Budapest)
Greece - 11-12th of November (Athens)
Portugal - 9-12th of November (Lisbon)
Slovenia - 12th of November (Lubjlana)
Romania - 13th of November (Galati)
Lithuania - 15th of November (Kaunas)
Croatia - 15th of November (Zagreb)
Estonia - 19th of November (Tallin)
Italy - 19-20th of November (Bari)
Czech. Rep - 22 of November (Prague)
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Staff

Adriana Bałazy
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Adriana Bałazy CLC North East Business Development Manager - EIT Food
Joseph Gridley
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Joseph Gridley CLC South Dedicated to helping startups make our food system better for people's health and the environment.
Adrienn Hegyi
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Adrienn Hegyi EIT Food Hub Hungary
Andre Veskioja
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Andre Veskioja EIT Food Hub Estonia
Building Global Innovators
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Building Global Innovators EITFood Hub Portugal We are an american style, world class tech start up accelerator, from ISCTE & MIT Portugal! We have raised over €110M with 73% survival rate
Frank Hysa
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Frank Hysa EIT Food Hub Romania An entrepreneur with a strong passion for innovation and leadership. I lived in Italy, Finland and USA . Fluently speak 3 languages.
Industry Disruptors
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Industry Disruptors EIT Food Hub Greece
Ivan Stefanic
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Ivan Stefanic EIT Food Hub Croatia
Marika Kurova
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Marika Kurova EITFood Hub Czech
ROZA TZIMA
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ROZA TZIMA EIT Food Hub Greece
Tatjana Zagorc
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Tatjana Zagorc EIT FOOD Slovenia
Vaida Morkūnaitė
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Vaida Morkūnaitė EIT Food Hub Lithuan I am uncommon combination: business development specialist with political science background. And definitely innovation lover!

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