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Sales Booster Programme: Explore New Markets and Grow your Venture in the Agrifood Sector

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Application Deadline: 06/19/2022
About Opportunity

Sales Booster is a custom-made program of EIT Food that helps innovative startups explore and enter new agri-food markets in Europe.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Sales Booster is a programme designed for two types of innovative startups:
    • Agrifood startups with impactful solutions in one of EIT Food’s focus areas;
    • Startups from other sectors with an impactful product/solution that can be applied in the agrifood industry.
  • Apply for Sales Booster if:
    • your innovative product or solution achieved considerable results in sales;
    • you have consolidated your home market and you are looking to expand within the geographical area covered by EIT Food;
    • you have a sales/business development team and resources available to start expanding your sales abroad;
    • you are fully committed to participating in the programme and working with experts and advisors.
  • Your startup is registered in one of the following RIS (Regional Innovation Scheme) countries:
    • Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine, Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Réunion, Martinique, Mayotte and Saint-Martin (France), the Azores and Madeira (Portugal), and the Canary Islands (Spain);
  • You have an innovative agrifood technology/solution fitting one of EIT Food’s focus areas OR you have an impactful product/solution in another sector that can be applied in the agrifood industry;
  • You are looking to expand within the geographical area covered by EIT Food;
  • You have submitted a complete application in English;
  • You are not currently enrolled in EIT Food Accelerator Network or RisingFoodStars association.

Benefits

  • Build an internationalization action plan to boost your sales
    • Create a robust plan to support your expansion outside your home market. Analyze your options with the help of a personal growth advisor, coaches, and experts from the EIT Food network.
  • Explore new markets in Europe and forge partnerships for future growth
    • Get introduced to leading agrifood experts and companies with the support of the EIT Food network. Explore new markets in Europe and connect with potential customers and partners.
  • Receive training, coaching, and expert advice
    • Participate in dynamic sessions that combine peer-to-peer learning and tailored advice from industry leaders.
  • Learn from fellow founders
    • Become part of the community of agrifood founders looking to grow their innovative companies. Exchange your experience with fellow participants and learn from the EIT Food alumni.

Application Procedure

They support startups with training, coaching, expert advice, and network to prepare for their development and growth in new markets. The programme offers highly customized support to innovative startups serving their needs on an individual basis.

Sales Booster is designed for the two types of innovative startups: agrifood startups with impactful solutions in one of EIT Food’s focus areas and startups from other sectors with solutions that can be applied in the agrifood industry.

Official Website: Sales Booster Programme: Explore New Markets and Grow your Venture in the Agrifood Sector

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