Call for applications: Accelerator Program FAN 2020 - Smart Farming Sidetrack for AgTech Startups

The Smart Farming Sidetrack is specifically designed for companies focused on field robotics, agronomic sensors, digital farming, biofertilizers, nutrition management, pesticide control or service platforms, and autonomous vehicles.
Application Deadline in 22 days
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If your business is focused on developing innovation for agriculture, then a brand new, unique, course within FAN 2020, has been created. Read on to find out how this could help fast track your business.
 
​The Technical University of Munich (TUM), John Deere, PepsiCo and UnternehmerTUM invite you to submit your application to the Smart Farming Sidetrack within FAN 2020.  Selected startups will attend one of the six local accelerator programmes but receive additional support specifically tailored to the agritech space.
 
​Open to all startups that are at the stage of primary production in their business model. The Smart Farming Sidetrack is specifically designed for companies focused on field robotics, agronomic sensors, digital farming, biofertilizers, nutrition management, pesticide control or service platforms, and autonomous vehicles.
 
Three selected startups can receive up to €100K financial support
 
Eligibility
 
To be considered eligible for the programme, applicants must be AgTech startups:
  • That are set to make a big impact on any part of the agriculture or food supply chain thus committed to building a healthier, more trusted and sustainable food system
  • At (pre) seed stage with some indicator of traction (e.g. LoIs, sales, letters of support)
  • Registered company or agree to register during the course of the programme
  • Active in the EU and its member states or EU associated countries (i.e. Iceland, Norway, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Turkey, Israel, Moldova, Switzerland, Faroe Islands, Ukraine, Tunisia, Georgia Armenia),
  • Committed to the programme (we expect active, consistent engagement in the programme - this requires regular, physical presence from at least one team member in one of our hubs for the duration of the accelerator programme)
 
Application deadline: March 10, 2020 at 6pm CET
 
You can apply for the following location: Bilbao, Munich, Helsinki, Lausanne, Haifa, Cambridge
 
Source: EIT Food

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