Call for Innovators

Food and Sustainable Agriculture

Sustainable development goals
SDG goal 2 hunger

We are looking for innovative solutions to improve agricultural productivity, increase biodiversity and mitigate the consequences of climate change.

We want to promote a more mindful approach to food, which is economically sustainable for farmers, environmentally friendly and socially equitable.

Timeline

THE CALL IS OPEN

From 06/04/2021 to 28/05/2021

The call is open up to 28 May 2021 (by 11:59 pm CEST)
Download the Call, read the FAQ, fill out the Application Form.

SELECTION

From 29/05/2021 to 06/07/2021

The Coopen team selects the best 15 candidates based on the following criteria:

  1. Ability to respond to the challenge
  2. Innovation and technical feasibility of the project
  3. Evaluation of the project team’s competence
  4. Experience and ability to bring innovative products to the market

DEMO DAY

July 2021

Up to a maximum of nine (9) innovator teams who will pass on to the next phase will be identified by the end of July 2021.

INCUBATION AND ACCELERATION

October 2021 - January 2021

MENTORING AND ACHIEVING

February 2022 - May 2022

PRODUCT PRESENTATION

June 2022

CALL FOR INNOVATORS

Coopen means to create impactful solutions between Italy and Africa in three key areas

Circular Economy

Help us find substantive, inclusive and sustainable solutions for a new production / consumption model based on sharing, reusing and repairing materials. 

INCUBATION AND ACCELERATION

Health and Well-being

We support the development of innovative digital health services, with a focus on mobile platforms as well as education and capacity-building for medical and healthcare personnel.

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