Finals FoodNexus Startup Challenge


Finals European FoodNexus Startup Challenge

The first edition of the European FoodNexus Startup Challenge is drawing towards an exciting conclusion. 15 startups were selected out of more than 400 applications from across Europe. On December 13th, at the grand European Finals in the Dutch city of Wageningen, these food & agtech startups will pitch their ideas to a jury of corporates and investors.

Organised by Ministry of Economic Affairs, StartLife, Wageningen University & Research

Wed 13 December 2017 12:30 to 17:00

Venue Orion, building number 103
Bronland 1
6708 WH Wageningen
+31 (0) 317 48 87 77

This type of events provides an excellent opportunity for participants of getting an overview over state-of-the art of the newest innovative, commercial ideas across Europe related to the food system. Besides, being there on the day also means having a unique chance of getting directly involved with the decision makers from within corporates and food-related startups from all parts of Europe. All in the same room on the same day!

The winner will be awarded a cash prize of €50,000 and all nominees will be able to work with Unilever, FrieslandCampina and other leading corporate partners.

The 15 finalists are startups coming from 8 different European countries. Here we present them in alphabetic order:


  • Anudairy (Ireland)
  • Aveine (France)
  • Boreal Light (Germany)
  • Cererscon (The Netherlands)
  • Insylo (Spain)
  • Kuantom (France)
  • Le Champignon de Bruxelles (Belgium)
  • Melixa (Italy)
  • Natural Machines (Spain)
  • Revoilution (Italy)
  • Seamore (The Netherlands)
  • Sensomind (Denemark)
  • Urban Crop Solutions (Belgium)
  • Wyldsson (Ireland)
  • YourLocal (Denemark)

About the FoodNexus Startup Challenge

The European FoodNexus Startup Challenge is a challenge for food & agtech startups in several EU countries that aims to offer growth opportunies to the startups by fostering collaboration with leading food & agri corporates. The challenge is initiated by the FoodNexus consortium, and organized by StartLife.