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Food Venture Sweden 2019

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Coordinator RISE Research Institutes of Sweden AB - Jordbruk och Livsmedel, Göteborg
Funding from Vinnova SEK 250 000
Project duration October 2018 - May 2019
Status Completed

Purpose and goal

Overall purpose of the event Attract investments to Sweden and the food industry Contribute to the commercialization of innovative, sustainable food ideas Highlight Sweden´s innovation strength in the food sector Highlight startups´ needs and demonstrate opportunities with industrial cooperation and growth capital Make the food industry more visible to investors and increase the understanding of the industry Inspire the industry for the opportunities associated with startups Create contact areas for future collaborations - for sustainable growth

Expected results and effects

The ambition with the event is to create a devotes meeting place with a focus on the target groups industry, investors and startups. Participation during the 2019 event was 30 pitching startups and over 40 industry and investors. In addition, we work with partners within the innovation system. Expected effects are that we can contribute with knowledge for continued development of ideas and contact creation for collaboration within the area. Questionnaire will be sent out to visualize the outcome ahead.

Planned approach and implementation

We see a increase in interest in the food sector as a industry for sustainable innovation, from investors, industry as well as startups. We therefore see that the event fulfill a need, to bring together the different actors in order to show their respective needs, visions and tocreate contact surfaces for future growth. As part of the external foundation, we work actively with co-organizers and partners. In this way, we ensure both the quality of the event through gaining a lot of experience as well as ensuring active communication of the event in order to get high quality of participants

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Last updated 24 October 2018

Reference number 2018-03487

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