Call for Applications: EIT Food Competition 2024 for Innovators (Win up to €3,000)


Seize the chance to make a tangible impact and be recognized for your contribution to building a future-fit food system that produces healthy and sustainable food for all. This competition is your platform to make a tangible impact on building a sustainable and resilient food system.

EIT Food Missions:

  • Healthier Lives Through Food
  • A Net Zero Food System
  • Reducing Risk for a Fair & Resilient Food System


  • There will be three prizes per mission – €1,000, €750 and €500.
  • The three mission winners will face off for the EIT Food Champion prize of €2,000.


  • Open to individuals aged 18 years or older.
  • Only a single entry per person is allowed.

Entry Requirements

  • Participants must complete the first 4 sections of the course. Section 5 is the competition section which requires you to create and submit 4 slides.
  • Participants must have and provide a valid bank account in their name.
  • Each idea submission must be linked to one of the EIT Food missions and must cover each of these areas.

Judging Criteria

All entries will be judged on the quality of the submission in each of the four sections of the course as well as on the fit with the overall objectives of the chosen mission (see EIT Food Mission Insight Reports). The decision of the judges is final and binding.

  • What is the problem you are addressing, how big is it and who has it?
  • What is your solution – what does it do and how does it work?
  • How will you communicate your idea – name, messages, channels, engagement
  • How will it work financially – how much money will you need to deliver the solution and how much money do you expect it to make/save?

Deadline: December 31, 2024

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