The Growth-Train, which focuses on accelerating scale-ups and start-ups in food and health enters a partnership with one of the top Food Innovation events worldwide, The Global Food Innovation Summit “Seeds & Chips” in Milan, Italy.
The Growth-Train will be running it’s first accelerator program this autumn in Southeast of Denmark. The target group is start-ups and scale-up companies within the Food & Health sectors. The partnership enables theGrowth-Train to offer the selected companies presence at the next summit, Seeds & Chips 2018 May 7-10.
Obama is backing up
The keynote speaker at this year’s summit in Milan was former president of USA Barack Obama, who emphasized the importance of Food Innovation in regards to both the environment, health and world population growth.
“Our changing climate is already making it more difficult to produce food. We have already seen shrinking yields and spiking food prices that in some cases are leading to political instability” the president said in his remarks on the summit. He also pointed out that food production is in fact the second leading driver of greenhouse gas emissions. “The path to a sustainable food future will require unleashing the creative power of our scientists, entrepreneurs and engineers”, the president said.
Entrance to global decision makers
“Presence at the Global Food Innovation Summit “Seeds & Chips” delivers a unique opportunity for the participants in our accelerator program to get in contact with some of the world’s leading investors, decision makers and entrepreneurs within this field. Entering a partnership with Seeds & Chips we make our already strong international network even stronger” says Eythor Jonsson Managing Director of Growth Train.
Open for applicants right now
Applicants to the Growth Train accelerator program have until September 1 2017 to apply for a seven week bootcamp that will conclude in meetings with potential investors. During the program the participants will be challenged, guided, advised and coached by mentors from home and abroad with the purpose of accelerating the development and financial potential of their business.
Part of an international community
“A team of mentors and ambassadors from all over the world are supporting the Growth-Train and by entering a Seeds & Chips partnership we underline that Growth-Train belongs within the global start-up environment. It makes a huge difference for the companies that participate in our program that we can put them into play in a unique international community”, Eythor Jonsson says.
Application can be made via the homepage of Growth Train: www.growth-train.dk.
PHOTO: Founder and president of Seeds & Chips Mr. Marco Gualtieri.
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