Food for Life Spain

We are looking for new business ideas that could transform the olive sector – Juan Ramón Guillén Foundation Awards

EIT FOOD WILL REWARD SMEs AND STARTUPS THAT WORK IN THE VALUE CHAIN OF THE OLIVE SECTOR IN EUROPE

The Juan Ramón Guillén Foundation Awards are created in 2018 in order to recognize and promote the progress and development of the Spanish olive sector.

This year, for the first time, EIT Food will collaborate with the Juan Ramón Guillén Foundation Awards, with the aim of including a new European category. The new prize is called ‘New Business Ideas Transforming the Olive Value Chain Award’ and it is focused on startups and SMEs working along the value chain of the olive sector in Southern Europe. The nominees can be rooted in different fields: from cultivation to processing, and from distribution to retail.

The value of the prize is 4,000 euros, consisting of a direct payment of 2,000 euros and the participation in a mentoring programme which is worth a further 2,000 euros.

The deadline to submit applications is the 15th of September 2020.

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