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Upcoming events

17.05.24 | Ask Us Anything

We are gearing up for Batch #6!
Ask Us Anything has back, where Gaia Amatteis, Head of Program, and Dr. Philipp Rittershaus, Head of Startup Coaching & Corporate Innovation, will be at your service to provide a comprehensive overview of the RootCamp program, demystify the application process and much more.

Places are limited, register NOW!

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24.05.24 | Webinar: Sustainable Innovation in Urban Mining: Bridging Startups & Corporates

Join our webinar exploring urban mining's transformative world. Discover industry challenges, innovative strategies, and collaborative efforts between startups and corporates. Learn about cutting-edge solutions and partnership potential for advancing environmental sustainability.

Register HERE!

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24.06.24 | Virtual Mentors Day

Join us on June 24th for our Virtual Mentors Day!

This is a unique opportunity to connect, collaborate, and share knowledge with innovative FoodTech startups from Spain. Engage in this dynamic matchmaking platform that brings together emerging startups with experts in the German FoodTech industry.

Don't miss the chance to contribute to the growth of the FoodTech ecosystem!

Register HERE



Past events

10.04.24 | Demo Day
The event, held in Hanover, featured seven cutting-edge AgTech and bioeconomy startups. Each had the chance to pitch their groundbreaking ideas to a select audience of key investors and industry leaders. It was an exhilarating convergence of innovation and investment, showcasing the future of these industries. Stay tuned for more updates on upcoming events and opportunities to engage with our dynamic startup community!


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07.02.24 | Partners and Mentors Day B#5 + Ecosystem Party

At RootCamp, we recognized the value of fostering collaboration between startup companies and corporate partners, aiming to create valuable networking.  On February 7, 2024, our partners had the opportunity to meet and engage with the innovative startups of Batch#5, we hosted two events in one day. The Partner and Mentor Day and the Ecosystem Party. 

LinkedIn post HERE



12.-17.11-23 | Lunchtime Startup Pitch Sessions at AgriTechnica

Are you interested in startups & the latest innovations disrupting the agricultural industry? Join us, grab some finger food for free, listen to & exchange with the startups in a compact format.
Daily from 12-2 PM
Hall P11, Stand C32 (Expert Stage: Agrifood Startups)


Entrepreneurship Event at AgriTechnicha HERE

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28.09.23 | AgriTech Pitch Day 2023, hosted by HTGF | High-Tech Gründerfonds

Startups had the opportunity to present their cutting-edge technology to a distinguished audience of investors, corporate VCs, and industry experts.



30.08.23 | Demo Day of Batch#4

Join RootCamp on August 30th for this cutting-edge event and watch 7 disruptive startups present in the AgTech space.

After an intense 12-week program, our startup will be pitching their projects to a selected audience composed of top investors, experts, and representatives of key industries and business disruptors alike. Creating real networking and investment opportunities for emerging entrepreneurs with big ideas, our Demo Day aims to address the future of the agriculture industry.

Blog article HERE


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11.07.23 | Ask us anything

Gaia Amatteis and Dr. Philipp Ritteshaus will answer all of your questions regarding the RootCamp program and the application process.

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30.06.23 | Unlocking Opportunities: EIC Funding Programs Overview & Afterwork event

Discover the EIC Pathfinder and EIC Accelerator programs designed to support startups and SMEs from all industries in developing and scaling their innovations, followed by an afterwork networking session with the startup community. 

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28.04.23 | Partners and Mentors Day Batch#4
At RootCamp, we recognize the value of collaboration between corporate partners and startups, and we're committed to facilitating networking opportunities to nurture meaningful relationships. On the 28th of April 2023 our partners had the opportunity to meet and engage with the innovative startups of Batch#4.
LinkedIn post HERE

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13.04.23 | DeepDive#1 Pea Protein Workshop
Our DeepDive#1 ended up in a Workshop & Get Together on the pea protein value chain! The goal was to enable multilateral exchange along the pea protein value chain. Together with selected participants, we mapped all relevant players, analyzed drivers, obstacles, and potential solutions along the value chain. 

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23.03.23 | RootCamp's Investors Dinner
The first AgTech Investors Dinner organized by RootCamp in Berlin. It was an invite-only event where 6 founders from the RootCamp's program and 6 investors meet along 6 courses in a speed-dating format. We gave our startups a singular and special chance to present their exciting business concepts, talk about their growth strategies, and network with leading investors in a casual setting.
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20.02.23 | Entrepreneurship made in Niedersachsen.

Together with Startup Niedersachsen we organized an Agrifood get-together with Olaf Lies, the Minister of Economy of Lower Saxony, in person in Berlin.


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11.01.23 | Ask me anything

Do you have any questions about the RootCamp program or the application process?

Like every year, Gaia Amatteis (Head of Program) and Dr. Philipp Rittershaus (Head of Corporate Innovation and Startup Coaching) answered all questions in a live webinar. 



20.12.22 | The circular economy: Needs and challenges of nutrient recycling

Find out what are the current challenges in circular pathways for macro- and micronutrients in our expert webinar.

Video HERE


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15.-18.11.23 | EuroTier

RootCamp put livestock startups in the spotlight at Eurotier 2022, the leading livestock and energy fair.

Article HERE

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22.09.22 | Climate-smart livestock

How is the national European regulatory framework shaping climate-smart livestock?

Listen to the virtual expert talk "Towards climate-smart livestock" organized by RootCamp, as part of the EU-funded BLIVE project.


Video HERE

Article HERE

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30.-31.08.23 | Demo Days Batch#3

RootCamp Acceleration Program Batch #3 reached its end. We had a great time during our Demo Days, with a focus on livestock farming and carbon farming.


Livestock farming pitches HERE

Carbon farming pitches HERE

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23.06.22 | Best practices in livestock farming

As part of the BLIVE project, RootCamp collected seven best practices that are improving the management of livestock farms in Europe.

Video HERE
Article: HERE

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09.06.22 | Challenges and opportunities in livestock farming

As part of the EU-funded BLIVE project, we RootCamp organized a workshop for selected participants from the livestock industry coming from around Hannover like SKW, Big Dutchman, Landwitschaftskammer Niedersachsen, VetVise and many others. 

Article HERE

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10.02.22 | Demo Day Batch#2

Demo Day of Batch#2 was organized virtually in collaboration with our partners K+S, KWS, hannoveripuls and others. You can find out about the startups below. 

Article and video HERE

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18.01.-02.02.22 | Webinar series II

Again in collaboration with AgriTechnica, we organized a webinar series about for major AgTech trends. Find out more below. 

Agricultural robots article and video HERE
Digital future article and video HERE
Circular economy article and video HERE
Soil microbiome article and video HERE

RC event page - RC webinars 2022


08.07.21 and 22.07.21 | Webinar series I

In collaboration with DLG/AgriTechnica and K+S, we organize two webinars about fertigation and carbon farming. Check the videos and articles below for more info. 

Ag-Biotechnology article and video HERE
Carbon Farming article and video HERE

RC event page - RC webinars 2021


11.03.23 | Demo Day Batch#1

First RootCamp Demo Day in collaboration with our partner K+S. In order to find out more about the startups which pitched and their topics, check the article below. 

Article HERE

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