Call for Applications for Future Food Asia Award 2024

Call for Applications for Future Food Asia Award 2024: The Future Food Asia Award 2024 is now accepting applications from pre-Series A start-ups based in the Asia-Pacific region. This prestigious award aims to recognize and showcase the leading AgriTech and FoodTech start-ups in the region.

The selected finalists will have the opportunity to present their innovations at the FFA2024 in-person conference in Singapore. A panel of experts, known as the FFA jury, will assess the finalists and determine the winner of the US$100,000 grand prize.

In addition to the main award, start-ups can also apply for the Cargill ‘Nutrition For Tomorrow’ Award. This specific award track provides the winner with access to Cargill’s expertise and resources, including a funded pilot trial, to support the realization and scalability of their solution or idea.

To be eligible for the Future Food Asia Award, start-ups must meet certain criteria. These include having their main activities fall within one of the 18 technology sectors identified by Future Food Asia, having achieved proof-of-concept and/or earning initial revenues, and raising a Series A round of funding. Start-ups must also have previously raised a minimum of USD 100,000 and have operations based in the Asia-Pacific region. Proficiency in English among team members is also required.

The award is an equity-linked grant of USD 100,000, which will be converted into equity at the next round of financing for the winner. The terms of the investment are defined in a standard SAFE note.

To apply for the award, start-ups are required to fill in all the necessary details about themselves and their company in the provided form. It is important to save the changes as you fill in your application to avoid losing any content. Supporting documents, such as presentations, can also be uploaded.

The deadline for applications is 15th March 2024, and start-ups are encouraged to submit their applications early as they will be assessed on a rolling basis. For more information and to access the application form, please visit the following link:

Last date 15 March 2024

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