Two missions one vision, how to sustainably feed the growing population by 2050. EIT Food, a pan-European consortium focusing on entrepreneurship and innovation in the food sector. More than 50 leading businesses, research centers and universities from 13 European countries are part of the EIT Food community. In collaboration with Industry Disruptors’ agrifood vertical, Future Agro Challenge award two Greek agrifood startups with 15,000euros.
Startups SuSea(a company that develops natural preservatives for the greatest preservation of seafood) and FOODAKAI (an intelligent system that helps food companies identify dangers in their supply chain) won 10,000 and 5,000 euros respectively, as companies that can contribute to EIT Food’s mission for a better European nutrition system.
Joseph Gridley, Business Development Manager at EIT Food, said: “We are excited about our partners in Greece, Industry Disruptors – Game Changers, for their impressive network and the perception they have for entrepreneurship. I am also impressed by the level of startups in Greece, both for the depth of their ideas and their ability to present them. The mission of EIT food is to make the nutritional system in Europe better for people and the environment “.
Carla Tanas, Co-Founder of Future Agro Challenge, said: “The only way forward is through a multi-stakeholder approach, which translates to collaboration, collaboration, collaboration.”