The Match-Making Day is the final event of Food Trails’ Call for Solutions Sustainable Food Systems, which will bring together the most innovative European food-tech startups and SMEs, the leading network of cities and food stakeholders in Europe, and investors. The main objective of the event is to create strategic alliances between Food Trails Partner cities and innovative startups/SMEs, to respond to specific challenges related to sustainable food system transformations.
Call for Solutions – Sustainable Food Systems is the initiative launched within the Horizon2020 Food Trails project, which aims to develop more sustainable, healthy, and inclusive food policies in 11 European cities: Bergamo, Birmingham, Bordeaux Metropole, Copenhagen, Funchal, Grenobel-Alpes Metropole, Groningen, Milan, Thessaloniki, Tirana, and Warsaw.
The call selects innovative start-ups and SMEs to develop, in collaboration with Food Trails’ partner cities, strategic solutions to improve the sustainability of urban food systems.
Match-Making Day Agenda
09:00 – 09:15 | Greetings and Introduction
09:15 – 10:15 | Presentations of startups and SMEs
10:15 – 10:30 | Break
10:30 – 11:30 | Presentations of startups and SMEs
11:30 – 13:20 | Impact financing: framework and solutions for investing in urban food policies
13:20 – 13:30 | Final Remarks
The event will be online on the official page of the initiative Call for Solutions Sustainable Food Systems.
The Food Startup of the Match-Making Day
Food education app combining tech and animation to increase children’s veggie consumption.
BEEING (ACME21 SRL) An educational and interactive beehive, with IoT monitoring sensors.
ITALIA PLANT BASED SRL SB
Food literacy education program for high school students.
BBS SRL A
software-based solution realized to educate young generations about food industry through a user friendly and immersive 2D/3D gameplay.
Containerized system turning organic waste into energy, fertilizer and water exactly at the point where the waste is produced.
BIOVA PROJECT SRL
Food and beverage products created upcycling food waste and following circular economy principles.
REBREAD SP ZOO
Products obtained from bread waste upcycling such as soft drinks, cosmetics and meat alternatives and a marketplace for bread waste reselling.
Automated data collection and analysis solution for the measurement and prevention of food waste in the foodservice and hotel industry.
B2B2C marketplace for close-to-expiry products.
FHLUD TECHNOLOGIES LDA B2C
online marketplace and physical pop-up market solution that connects farmers and buyers.
COOLOMAT SP ZOO
Temperature controlled automated outdoor/indoor lockers being the last mile for e-grocery retailers, food banks, or school canteens.
CLEARCO2 GOV LTD B2B
platform that certifies voluntary carbon credits for SMEs in local food systems.
FOODFORECAST TECHNOLOGIES GMBH
AI-based software that provides accurate demand forecasts to companies in the food sector.
HELEAN (WAITERZ) AI
software providing detailed sales forecasts to reduce food waste and improve bakers and restaurants’ margins.
AGRITRACK SA SAAS
post-harvest automation platform that optimizes perishable food value chains.
User-friendly interface enabling food businesses to calculate recipes’ carbon footprint and communicate the CO2e per dish to customers.
Management software that helps restaurants serving collective meals to focus on menu planification.
Vending robot that produces personalized healthy smoothies, soups and plant-based shakes.
Insect based snacks.
HYDROPOLIS SP ZOO
Hydroponic indoor vertical farming technology for growing vegetables, fruits, and herbs.
FUTURE FRIENDLY FARM (LISTNY CUD)
Vertical farming for the cultivation of 12 types of microgreens. ZERO IMPACK SRL SB Reusable food packaging as a service.
BIOTREM DYSTRYBUCJA SP ZOO
Fully biodegradable single-use tableware and food packaging obtained from wheat, corn or rice bran.