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Test Farms

At Test Farms, we are on a mission to drive technological transformation in agriculture. Our program is uniquely designed to support startups and innovators in testing, validating, and showcasing agritech solutions to potential clients and investors.

If you are a startup or an individual with an innovative solution in sustainability, precision agriculture, digital traceability, CO2 monitoring, or other that can revolutionize farming practices, Test Farms 2024 is for you.

What We Do:

Test Farms empowers startups and individuals with groundbreaking agritech solutions to test, validate, and showcase their products and services. Our mission is to bridge the gap between innovative technology and practical agricultural applications, ensuring that farmers have access to sustainable, efficient, and effective innovations.

Why Join Test Farms?

Validate Your Innovation:

Test your products and services on real farms, receiving firsthand feedback from farmers, agronomists and industry experts.

Access to EIT Food Network:

Gain credibility and visibility with EIT Food's endorsement, opening doors to a network of potential clients and investors.

Promote Sustainable Agriculture:

Be part of the solution in creating a more sustainable, efficient, and environmentally friendly agricultural sector.

We are looking for startups and innovators working on:

From:

  • Albania, Armenia, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom; and
  • Outermost Regions: of France, Portugal, and Spain

Programme timeline

  1. MARCH -APRIL 24’

    Call for startups

    Explain how your solution is innovative and why you want to test it

  2. MAY –JUNE 24’

    Matchmaking

    Meet the farmer with best land/crop for testing your solution

  3. JULY 24’ –JULY 25’

    Testing

    Test your solution in the field

  4. OCTOBER – NOVEMBER24’

    Call for startups

    Showcase your solution to clients and investors

Project lead

Pawel Ciach lubie2
Paweł Ciach EIT Food North & East

Startup Manager

Melissa Comellas02
Melissa Comellas

Regional Project Manager – Agriculture

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