Apply For Foodtech Accelerator 2019

Apply For Foodtech Accelerator 2019

Apply For Foodtech Accelerator 2019


Every year Foodtech Accelerator select up to 10 best-of-breed startups to supercharge food innovation. Foodtech Accelerator match them with our Corporate Partners business needs and together accelerate concrete industrial pilot projects in a 15-week program.

Who Should Apply For Foodtech Accelerator 2019

Startups Taking On These Trends:

  • Quality & Traceability – Food Safety, Plant & Food Quality
  • Circular Economy – Sharing Economy, Food waste, Sustainable Packaging
  • Healthy Lifestyle – Precision Nutrition & Coaching, Meal Replacement & Supplements
  • Alternative Ingredients – Plant-based proteins, Invitro Cell Culture, Novel & Superfood
  • AgriTech – Precision farming, Animal health, Vertical and indoor farming, Clean Commodities
  • Delivery Revolution – Direct to consumer & Meal Kit, Digital Restaurants, New delivery vehicles
  • Omnichannel – Customer engagement & Smart packaging, Digital Experience & Native Brands

How It Works

    International Roads how
    Meet us during tech and innovation events, industry-leading conferences, and by direct referral of Deloitte network of investors, mentors, and partners. Follow the #FTARoadshow on LinkedIn and Instagram

Live interviews
Shortlisted startups will be meeting our selection committee in charge of selecting the best up to 10 teams to access the program

    A hands-on learning experience and out-of-the-building approach
    Successfully transform ideas into innovative products. This program takes startups from Business Model Consolidation to Validation & Prototyping aiming at Fundraising & Go-to-Market success

Work directly with expert mentors
Selected startups will validate and scale their business faster thanks to mentors from both Corporate Partners and Deloitte that enable MVP and PoC testing

    Rock the stage at the DemoDay
    A few moments in front of carefully selected investors and a whole new food community keen to drive selected startups to the next stage

Boost network connections
Learn from cross-functional and cross-contaminated teams of Corporate executives, experienced consultants, entrepreneurs, scientists, private investors and venture capitalists (VCs)


JUNE 2019 – Call is open!

30TH SEPTEMBER 2019 – Application close

OCTOBER 2019 – Application evaluation

NOV – DEC 2019 – Startup On-boarding

JANUARY 2020 – Program Start

MAY 2020 – Demo day.

What You’re Gonna Get From For Foodtech Accelerator 2019

  • CORPORATE ACCESS – Speed up your go-to-market thanks to our committed partners
  • INVESTORS NETWORK – Gain access to up to 1 M€ in follow-on already committed investments
  • SMART MONEY – Access to cash contribution and services in exchange for up to 6% of your equity.
  • EUROPEAN ECOSYSTEM – Hop in a newly created ecosystem on Food + Innovation with international mentors
  • DELOITTE APPROACH – Leverage on a globally recognized consulting approach and worldwide network
  • DEDICATED HUB – Open the doors of space in Milan to taste your products with partners’ facilities

Application deadline: September 30th, 2019

To apply visit the official site