|Type||EIT PhD Programmes, entrepreneurship training|
Current PhD students
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Candidates should be studying in Europe or a H2020 eligible country
The Global Food Venture Programme fosters the entrepreneurial growth of doctoral students working on challenges in the Agrifood sector. Young innovators gain essential business creation skills and knowledge through a bespoke 6-Month Curriculum of Training Bootcamps, Mentoring, Corporate Site Visits, Global Networking Events and Pitch Competitions. In this period, they are supported by top coaches and technology experts from EIT Food partners and have the unique chance to explore key innovation ecosystems in Europe.
Participation is fully covered by EIT Food and free of charge for the students.
There are two open calls for applications in 2020, GFVP Stage I and Stage II
GFVP Stage II – Business Incubation
Stage II is designed to support 25 talented PhD students with solid business ideas in food & agriculture. Early stage entrepreneurs will join our pre Incubation bootcamp in June, to learn all about viable business creation, and a 6 month mentoring programme to bring their ventures to the next level! A second training bootcamp is planned in October, as well as a final pitch competition event in Europe with innovation prizes from EIT Food!
• 1 week Business pre-Incubation Bootcamp (online)
• 1 week Bootcamp (in physical or virtual format)
• Mentoring by an EIT Food partner
• Final Event (in physical or virtual format) with pitch competition and innovation prizes
• Mobility grants
• Private online course on Food Systems