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Apply Now: SAVE FOOD Initiative Funds Your Innovative Project!

Dear Sir or Madam,

The SAVE FOOD Initiative has a clear mission: to raise awareness about food losses and waste, and to support concrete solutions through innovative processing and packaging technologies.

Therefore, we warmly invite you, as a member of the SAVE FOOD Initiative, to submit your ideas and projects for the "PROJECT COMPETITION SAVE FOOD INITIATIVE" competition and seize the chance to receive a grant of €10,000.

Who Can Participate?

  • All members of the SAVE FOOD Initiative
  • Not a member yet? Contact us!

Why Participate?

  • Receive financial support and benefit from the expertise of our experts.
  • Present your solutions to an international audience.
  • Gain visibility and recognition from renowned organizations.
  • Network with like-minded innovators and industry experts.

How to Participate:

  • Your project should actively contribute to the reduction of food losses and waste.
  • We are looking for both existing concepts and innovative approaches – show us how you plan to drive change.
  • Collaborations are not only allowed but also highly encouraged – together we can achieve more.

Path to Success:

  • A competent jury consisting of experts from WPO, UNIDO, FAO, and Messe Düsseldorf will select the three most promising projects.
  • These three teams will have the opportunity to present their projects in a virtual presentation.
  • The winning project will be awarded a grant of €10,000.

Submit your application by September 6, 2024, and take advantage of this unique opportunity to become part of a global movement!

Your ideas are the key to change. Don’t miss the chance to make a significant impact and showcase your innovation.


Questions? Please contact us:

Ivania Portillo-Elzer
Senior Project Manager
Phone: +49 211 4560 7781

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