Nestlé Startup Program

NESTLÉ IS LAUNCHING A CALL IN SUPPORT OF YOUNG PEOPLE TO INCENTIVISE THE DEVELOPMENT
OF INNOVATIVE AND REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE PROJECTS
FOR THE TOMATO CHAIN.

PARTICIPATE

In collaboration with the scientific partner

CALL FOR INNOVATORS

Nestlé Startup Program is born within the “Nestlé needs YOUth” project, a global Nestlé initiative that aims to help 10 million young people to have access to economic opportunities by 2030 through projects such as the Nestlé Startup Program, which provides startups and young entrepreneurs the tools and skills to transform their ideas into projects.

OUR CHALLENGES

Who is it FOR?

Will be able to participate: consolidated teams of passionate and capable individuals who believe in forward-looking and planet-saving solutions for the food system, already formed innovative startups, as well as research projects from universities and private or public research centers will be able to participate.

It is necessary that your team is composed mainly of individuals under 30,your solution can be applied to the tomato supply chain, you have well-defined and measurable KPIs and the aspiration to be scalable internationally.

HOW DOES IT WORK

01 Selection

All applications will be analysed and we'll select the 15 teams that will have access to the R&D Training held by the Future Food Institute.

02 R&D Training

The selected teams will participate in the training program held by the Future Food Institute lasting 4 weeks in system-thinking, lean methodology and Prosperity Thinking, after which 3 teams will be selected to participate in the next phase.

03 Field experimentation

The 3 selected teams will be put in direct contact with Nestlé's tomato suppliers and will work on the field side by side with Nestlé's mentors and Future Food's innovation coach to implement and test their project in a real environment.

04 Boot Camp

The three teams will participate in a final Boot Camp where they will present the results achieved and will work on the actual implementation of their project.

TIMELINE

December 21st 

Opening of applications

February 15th

Closing applications

February 28th 

Announcement of the 15 selected teams

March 7th

R&D Training kick off 

April 1st

End of R&D training and announcement of 3 selected projects 

April - May 

Prototyping in the field 

May 26 - 28th

End of the project Boot Camp

 PARTICIPATE

Are you ready to carry out your project together with Nestlé, positively impacting the tomato supply chain?

You have until February 15, 2022
For more information on how to register, evaluate projects and selection, read the the procedures and how it works.

Nestlé together with Future Food Institute

SUPPORTS THE INNOVATORS WHO WORK TO IMPROVE THE TOMATO CHAIN 

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