Need help with testing your agritech solution?
Apply for Test Farms and validate your product with farmers!

Test Farms links agricultural startups with farmers and testing-land.
Through enabling these links EIT Food wants to help innovative agritech ideas to validate and test their products and services, showcase their business to customers and investors and finally support the technological transformation in European agriculture.

This year, EIT Food is offering Test Farms program to the following applicants:
=>RIS startups - startups registered in countries eligible for the Regional Innovation Scheme (see point 4.a of T&C- Eligibility criteria for RIS participants for the list of countries).
=>non-RIS startups - startups not registered in RIS countries = not eligible for the funding from Regional Innovation Scheme.

Participation in the Test Farms program as well as financial subgrant to support testing needs will be available free of charge for eligible RIS startups. Non-RIS ...
Need help with testing your agritech solution?
Apply for Test Farms and validate your product with farmers!

Test Farms links agricultural startups with farmers and testing-land.
Through enabling these links EIT Food wants to help innovative agritech ideas to validate and test their products and services, showcase their business to customers and investors and finally support the technological transformation in European agriculture.

This year, EIT Food is offering Test Farms program to the following applicants:
=>RIS startups - startups registered in countries eligible for the Regional Innovation Scheme (see point 4.a of T&C- Eligibility criteria for RIS participants for the list of countries).
=>non-RIS startups - startups not registered in RIS countries = not eligible for the funding from Regional Innovation Scheme.

Participation in the Test Farms program as well as financial subgrant to support testing needs will be available free of charge for eligible RIS startups. Non-RIS startups cannot receive the subgrant however, they will be given the possibility to join the program to profit from the match-making and expert support for the service fee of 1500 EUR.

Main dates:
Application period : March 3 to May 3rd 2021 (UPDATE)
Evaluation of applications : May 4 to 16, 2021
Announcement of results (pre-selection for farmer matching): May 18, 2021
Pre-matching with farmers : May 18 to 31, 2021
Match-making events for startups and farmers: June 7 to 11, 2021
Test phase : July 2021 - July 2022
Demo day: 1-2 day event between July 2021 - July 2022

Before applying, please read carefully T&C available here: cutt.ly/JxySn3v
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Staff

Adriana Bałazy
Admin
Adriana Bałazy Business Development Manager - EIT Food
Philip Fernández
Admin
Philip Fernández Southern Europe Agriculture Project Manager - EIT Food