Startup Europe Smart Agrifood Summit is a world class community of entrepreneurs, advisors and investors that invests in early-stage startups in AgriFood ecosystem, led by seasoned entrepreneurs that are working to solve the world’s greatest challenges in value chain agrifood with technology, while leading the sustainability revolution.
We select 300 startups to join our intensive 2 days (Jun, 21 to 22) Startups will engage with our international team of advisors, successful entrepreneurs and investors in unique daily activities that are designed to help entrepreneurs gain new perspective and focus.
However, your time in Malaga is merely the beginning of your journey with us; you will become a life-long member of our cohesive community. Together, we will work tirelessly to solve the world’s greatest challenges, using the tools of an entrepreneur.
The startups that apply will also have the opportunity to have B2B meetings with the most important investors of the world in this sector to achieve the necessary investment in their project. They will be investments not only of capital seed but also of series A and B, above € 500,000 € and 1 to 3 million. We ask for the data that is necessary to evaluate the project beforehand and initially.
Our intention is to work with an open mind about each team's ability to develop a project as part of the move towards our goal of gradually building up an entrepreneurial ecosystem for AgriFood.
Projects in any of the following areas could be chosen:
4. Food and Catering
5. Agrifood distribution
6. Circular Economy
8. Agri-food hardware and software
9. Artificial intelligence applied to agriculture
Source: Smart Agrifood Summit
Illustration Photo: U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Research Service (ARS) agricultural engineers Susan O’Shaughnessy and Nolan Clark adjust the field of view for wireless infrared thermometers mounted on a center pivot irrigation system. The wireless sensors are used to measure crop canopy temperature for indications of water stress. (credits: U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) / Flickr Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0))