The 2023 WFF Startup Innovation Awards for Innovators and Entrepreneurs
Apply now for the 2023 WFF Startup Innovation Awards for Innovators and Entrepreneurs on Truesport your best worldwide scholarship website on the internet. The WFF Startup Innovation Awards, powered by Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) is a prestigious global startup competition founded to support and display innovators and entrepreneurs who are harnessing the power of technology to force the sustainable transformation of agrifood systems in support of ending global hunger and attaining the Sustainable Development Goals. The 2023 WFF Startup Innovation Awards for Innovators and Entrepreneurs
Made possible via a planned partnership with XTC, the world’s largest startup competition for entrepreneurs addressing global challenges, these awards have the objective to elevate the next generation of entrepreneurs who are creating new technologies and innovations to benefit our planet and the agrifood systems we need to thrive.
Eligibility Conditions for the 2023 WFF Startup Innovation Awards
This competition is available to companies whose work influences any element of agrifood systems:
- consumption and disposal of food products
that originate from
- forestry, or
and parts of the broader economic, societal, and natural environments in which they are embedded.
Phase I: Launch
2 May 2023: Launch of the WFF Startup Innovation Awards, powered by XTC, during the UN STI Forum via our website, mailing list, and social media.
15 June 2023: Deadline for new applications.
Phase II: The WFF-XTC Startup Cup
June – October 2023: The WFF-XTC selection team will narrow down the list of entrants to an initial group of shortlisted startups to be highlighted on our website and participate in the September semi-finals.
The 8 finalist startups across the Four Betters will then proceed with their pitches to the panel of judges in a session during the World Food Forum flagship event on 16-20 October, with the final award for each of the categories of the Four Betters in relation to the 2023 theme: “Agrifood systems transformation accelerates climate action”, as well as one overall winner, the WFF Startup Innovation of the Year Award, to be delivered in the WFF Innovation Award Ceremony.
Application Deadline: 15 June 2023.