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Corporate Venturing Launchpad

Powered by New AgVentures, the Central-Easter European Corporate Venturing Community is a learning community for innovation leaders of agrifood companies.

Do you want to join us?

The Corporate Venturing Launchpad Community is a peer learning initiative to:

  • meet your peers – innovation leaders in the region
  • share best practices on open innovation
  • identify touchpoints and collaborate with other corporations that are part of the agrifood value chain in the CEE
  • get to know newest trends and developments in the corporate venturing in the CEE region and beyond
  • connect with EIT Food and our network to work on EIT Food initiatives

What is there for you?

  • Onsite workshops serve as a platform for participants to identify areas of collaboration and establish connections within the agrifood value chain
  • Online thematic events related to the opportunities and challenges related to corporate venturing in the agrifood sector

This is a door to the international community of open innovation and corporate venturing practice!

Who is it for?

Agrifood Corporates from CEE (eligible EU Member States: Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, and Horizon Europe Associated Countries: Montenegro, North Macedonia, Serbia, Ukraine)

  • Executives in different roles: Innovation Director, Business Development Director, Research Director and other options acting as connectors between startups and the corporation, and with the entrepreneurship ecosystem in general.
  • Companies: Companies in the agrifood sector with a turnover beyond 50 million euros, no upper limit, and already committed to work with startups, some starting and some already ahead of the game

What is our overall goal?

  • Foster collaboration and knowledge sharing among corporations in the agrifood sector
  • Expand open innovation knowledge and practices in the CEE region
  • Provide opportunities for corporations beyond large multinationals to engage with the international community of open innovation and corporate venturing

Join our workshop on Corporate Venturing on 5th of December 2023!