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EIT Food Scale-up Academy

The EIT Food Scale-up Academy powered by the Triple Chasm Model calls for ambitious agri-food companies that are dealing with the impact of COVID-19 and want to grow and stabilise.

How will your business benefit?

The EIT Food Scale-up Academy is an exciting new programme that helps Europe’s most promising agri-food companies:

  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the drivers of growth
  • Define your market space to better position your offering
  • Understand your customers and go-to-market options
  • Understand the internal factors that enable you to make the best of your opportunity
  • Embed sustainability and resilience at the heart of your proposition
  • Develop a robust plan; identifying exactly what you need to do to achieve your strategic target
  • Expand your network across the eco-system; enabling you to talk to key customers, partners, suppliers, and investors
  • Improve your chances of getting the right funding and investment
  • Improve dynamics within your leadership team

The Academy brings together short, medium, and long-term actions under a single coherent framework, rather than treating them as separate or ad-hoc responses.

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When is the EIT Food Scale-up Academy?

  • Remote digital delivery of 12 half day sessions spread over four weeks.
  • 19 October 2020 - 13 November 2020. 
  • Half day sessions 10:00 - 13:00 CET on the following dates:
  • October: 19, 21, 23, 26, 30
  • November: 2, 4, 6, 9, 11, 13

Who is the EIT Food Scale-up Academy for?

The EIT Food Scale-up Academy is for Agri-Food businesses that:

  • Have high growth aspirations and potential to generate significant annual revenues or to raise significant equity funding
  • Have a technological solution within one of the EIT Food focus areas including targeted nutrition, sustainable aquaculture, sustainable agriculture, alternative proteins, digital transformation of traceability, and circular food systems
  • Can send a minimum of five company leaders like CxO, Directors, VP’s, Department Heads

What does it cost?

The EIT Food Scale-up Academy is generously supported by EIT Food, and for a limited time only, a 60% COVID-19 discount is available on the programme. Do not miss this exceptional offer of EUR 2 000 and commit the people to attend the sessions.

In addition to the mentor led online sessions, you will also receive a 12-month license to the Triple Chasm tools, which is the strategic framework under pinning the Academy, based on global research with more than 3 000 companies and on-going membership of the LinkedIn commercialisation community.

How do I apply?

Spaces are limited to a maximum of eight companies per cohort. If interested, please apply here.

Application deadline: 16 October 2020

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