Food Tech Matters 2020 partners included:
Official Personalised Nutrition Partner
From century-old roots as the Dutch State Mines, DSM has evolved into a purpose-led science company numbering 23,000 people worldwide and specialising in solutions for Nutrition, Health & Sustainable Living. Our purpose is to create brighter lives for all – which is why we’re proud that our name has assumed a new meaning among our people in recent years: Doing Something Meaningful.
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Official IP Partner
Ranked Tier 1 in The Legal 500 and highly ranked in other key legal directories including, Chambers & Partners, IAM 1000 and World Trade Mark Review, Mathys & Squire is Europe’s premier intellectual property firm. Founded in 1910, we have over 100 years of experience in the protection and commercialisation of intellectual property rights, leading the field with insight, innovation and quality.
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Business France is responsible for fostering export growth by French businesses, facilitating international investment in France. It promotes France’s companies, business image and nationwide attractiveness as an investment location.
We promote France’s companies, business image and nationwide attractiveness as an investment location
We monitor France’s international business image and attractivenes as an investment location. We suggest and implement strategies to promote France and its regions, businesses and talent and inform channels of influence in the international business world.
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Established in 2015 and headquartered in Madrid, Eatable Adventures creates and runs the largest food startup ecosystem in Europe with:
• growing community over 25,000+ food startup founders and entrepreneurs
• #1 European early stage food investment network
• 500+ projects evaluated per year
• monthly vibrant and inspiring food entrepreneur events
We identify and promote the most innovative startups and help them to thrive in the global market. Applying our proprietary methodology and delivering a hands-on approach, we foster food startups’ competitiveness and connect them with investors and strategic partners. Main activity areas are Consumer Packaged Goods, New Generation Restaurant Platforms, Restaurant – Tech, Food –Tech.
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Join our communities: in Spanish: www.gastroemprendedores.com & in English: www.foodentrepreneurs.com
KitchenTown is a food startup incubator and global innovation platform that helps develop, commercialize, and launch impact-driven food products. By providing tailored support and the right resources at the right times, KitchenTown seeks to drive positive change in the food system from the ground up. At its 20,000 square foot campus in the San Francisco Bay Area (and now Berlin, Germany), food startups and legacy food brands have access to a commercial scale-up facility, product development lab, a brand partnerships program, and a thriving community of entrepreneurs, innovators, and changemakers. Founded in 2014, KitchenTown has had the honor of working with hundreds of startups, many of which have become thought leaders and significant, successful food businesses.
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ShakeUpFactory is a business accelerator and network catalyst, adding value in growth and transformation for breakthrough projects from farm to fork. We leverage a community of entrepreneurs, mentors and investors to provide tailored support and advice to international startups and entrepreneurs. We build on a solid network of international partners to provide business development opportunities, initiate and accompany efficient collaboration programs with corporations and also attract funding.
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Sweden Foodtech accelerates innovation for the future of food. As one of the main thought leaders in the Nordic foodtech ecosystem, our team focuses on innovation programs and business development opportunities, sharing specific competencies and diverse backgrounds. We help entrepreneurs reach their full potential through the Foodtech Village Community – providing our corporate partners with our expertise in open innovation and emerging technologies; assisting partner VC swith their portfolio startups and promoting the Sweden Foodtech scene at home and abroad through events and conferences. We open doors – locally and around the world.
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The Danish-UK Association, formerly the Danish-UK Chamber of Commerce and the Danish Club; is a vibrant and flourishing space for all things business, social and cultural between the UK and Denmark. Founded in January 2018, building on a legacy started in 1863. There is a lot going on that you must join in with and our founding belief is that we are a ‘Forening’ – a word that best translates from Danish as ‘Association’ or ‘Fellowship’, meaning we are member-driven. The more you put in, the more you’ll get out.
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The Ground is a co-working space with a unique culture, tailor made for tech scale ups in Malmö, Sweden. Founded in 2012, The Ground is run by the 135 great minds working at our 20 companies. Everything done at The Ground is human-, animal and nature friendly. Our hard-working entrepreneurs are passionate about sharing expert knowledge within and outside our community. We are always looking for startups thirsty for growth, are you ready to move to the next level?
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ToasterLAB 100% agri-food innovation program.
ToasterLAB is the business acceleration program, launched by Vitagora, a leading European food innovation cluster. It is backed by top players from throughout the food business value chain. From its base in Dijon and Paris, ToasterLAB has helped nearly 50 promising start-ups and SMEs to scale up and industrialise their products and services and accelerate their time to market – faster, further, smarter.
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VITAGORA – Food Innovation Cluster
Based in the French regions of Burgundy-Franche-Comté and Île-de-France, VITAGORA is a leading European agri-food innovation cluster of 550 members – food and health businesses and research institutes. Vitagora provides its members with actionable insights, expert support and access to a dynamic food innovation ecosystem in order to help them reach their innovation goals and develop new food products and services for markets around the world. Vitagora is a holder of the Gold Label of European Cluster Excellence since 2015. In 2017, it launched its agri-food accelerator, ToasterLAB.
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