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Global Food Venture Programme - Stage I (Idea Development)

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Overview

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, 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.

There are two open calls for applications in 2021, GFVP Stage I and Stage II
You are allowed to apply to both within the same year. See below, specific information on Stage I.

The programme is funded by EIT Food. Entry fees apply: 300 Euro Stage I

Programme structure

GFVP Stage I – Idea Development

40 highly motivated PhD students from across Europe will get together for a life-changing, immersive entrepreneurial experience to learn the fundamentals of entrepreneurship and develop business propositions in the food space.

• 10-day Summer School (online)
• Pitch Competition with Prizes (online, June 4)
• Private Online Course on Food systems
• 1-day Final Networking Event (online, October)

Summer school will run on full-days with many power breaks, plenty of peer to peer networking and interaction with our guest speakers, food experts, advanced entreprneurs and business coaches! Programme dates May 25 to June 4.

Due to COVID19 global pandemic, the GFVP Stage I – Idea Development will be delivered fully online.

Apply now! GFVP - Call Stage I 2021/22
Application period has ended
Studies commence
May 25, 2021

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! GFVP - Call Stage I 2021/22
Application period has ended
Studies commence
May 25, 2021

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States