“Corporate Innovation by Startup Inspiration” is our motto. We accelerate innovators in the Agtech & Bioeconomy segment to create a scalable positive impact within the industrial environment. RootCamp catalyses commercial collaborations by providing the expertise, experience, and the ecosystem.
RootCamp offers 3 different types of innovation readiness:
Digital Transformation, Startup, and IT-Readiness Check.
RootCamp has a database of over 3,000 worldwide startups classified according to our fields of interest. If you have an idea or demand - we immediately can check the scene.
RootCamp organizes challenge-based scouting activities based on a specific topic of interest and delivers customized startup showcases and cross-industry workshops.
More than 200 international early stage startups apply for each program. This offers loads of inspiration and first-hand contact with the best founders and tomorrow's technologies.
More details about the program are here.
RootCamp catalyzes pilot projects between startups and corporate partners. We support you from the idea phase until the implementation thanks to a structured and stage-gate process. On top, we foster innovation through "venture clienting," where established companies become initial clients for startups.
RootCamp can deep dive into specific emerging topics and technologies relevant to your organization.
We assist you in venture clienting and can help you refine your innovation strategy as well as support you with customized workshops and best practices.
“For more than 100 years, we have been committed to increasing our customers' yields, promoting new cultivation methods, and ensuring food security for people worldwide. For this purpose and for improving our methods and processes, we are constantly striving for new ideas and exchanges with others. The RootCcamp perfectly reflects this approach in accordance with our standards.”
"The cooperation between Corporate Venture Capital at KWS and RootCamp is based on the common goal of constantly improving agriculture through innovation and technology and making it more sustainable. We greatly appreciate the professional and personal exchange with RootCamp's experienced team."
Secure your corporate innovation progress
Focus on the implementation of innovative technologies
Turn inspiration into a change in reality
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