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Call for expressions of interest to carry out activities within “Empowering Women in Agrifood”

EIT Food is looking for 8 organisations based in Bulgaria, Estonia, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain and Turkey that would organise activities within the project “Empowering Women in Agrifood in 2021.
EIT Food South
in Bulgaria, Estonia, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain and Turkey
Deadline: 31 March 2021

To boost entrepreneurial skills of women in RIS countries, EIT Food will perform the Project in eight RIS countries, out of the following – Bulgaria, Estonia, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain or/and Turkey.

The main objective of the activities to be developed is to support women entrepreneurs in the food sector within the above-mentioned countries to find innovative solutions that tackle the current food system problems and build business ideas. On balance, the Project will also help these women to access other programmes offered by EIT Food.

The secondary aims of the activities are:

  • Developing early stage startups and create new ones
  • Sparking co-founder relationships
  • Building links between industry, academia, startups and the wider community

The activities will include:

  • scouting services,
  • mentoring and training of female entrepreneurs working in the agrifood sector,
  • organising workshops and providing networking opportunities,
  • organising a final pitching event

To learn more about Empowering Women in Agrifood project you can enter the website:

https://www.eitfood.eu/projects/women-entrepreneurs-in-agrifood

The present call is launched by EIT Food to select organisations that would perform activities described in the Project Activities format and requirement sections. The selection process is implemented as an open call managed by EIT Food, Co-Location Centre South together with Co-Location Centre North-East, using clear and transparent selection criteria.

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