Call for Applications: FUTURE AGRO CHALLENGE


 

Deadline: 31 July 2020

 
 
ABOUT THE COMPETITION

There’s an agricultural revolution underway. And our passion is pushing the envelope until innovative and fundable food, agtech, and agriculture innovations have spread around the globe, from farm to fork and beyond. The Future Agro Challenge is the leading global competition, bringing together the best of the best to make it all happen.

As many countries and regions face global challenges in food security, food safety, food waste and healthy sustainable diets, local and regional solutions right in our backyards are often overlooked. Too many voices go unheard. Are you already integrated with a local network and infrastructure? Our vast network is here to showcase, grow, and expand your vision.

FAC culminates every year with its Global Agripreneurs Summit, where the most promising ideas and ventures on an international level are selected to compete for the title of the ”Agripreneur of the Year”.

PREREQUISITES TO APPLY

Does your new venture…

  • Exist no longer than 5 years
  • Have an innovative or scalable business idea or model in the agrifood innovation sector (ranging anywhere from farm to fork)
  • Can transform a community, a nation, a region, or have global impact
  • Have a Minimum Viable Product
  • Your business model and customer segment are clear
  • Has received market traction
  • Your technology or innovation is unique, strong and applicable

Are you or a teammate…

  • Proficient in the English language
  • Have no hesitancy to talk about your venture in public

Timeline:

  • July 30th, 2020 -Applications Officially Open

The exact application deadline and procedure can vary across countries.  For Application Deadlines: Please see the deadline for your respective country by clipping on your country pin on the world map)

  • July 30th, 2020 – National Competitions

Semi-finalists are selected to compete on a national level.  Chosen finalists will compete at the global level.  Due to high volume, only those that are selected as semi-finalists will be contacted.  Registered local events could be referred to here. 

Selected agripreneurs will gain access to world class mentors, investors, potential clients, and new market opportunities.  Winners will enjoy our genie packages, which caters to each individual startup. 

APPLICATIONS ARE ... OPEN

Apply through our online platform

Selected applicants will be notified to take part in the nearest local event to battle in front of a live audience and jury.

Winners of local events receive invitations to the Global Agripreneurs Summit to battle internationally.