The Desafía FoodTech Germany program, a collaboration between ICEX Spain and RootCamp, is a six-month initiative aimed at supporting Spanish startups in the FoodTech sector. 
The program provides participants with insights into the German market landscape, networking opportunities, and essential support for internationalization.

Key highlights of the program include a virtual phase for market research and preparation, followed by a two-week in-person immersion in Hannover, Germany. Startups receive individualized coaching and are paired with mentors experienced in the industry. The on-site phase includes networking sessions, workshops, and visits to research centers and production facilities.

Read more about it here.

Meet the startups here.

Join the program as a MENTOR here


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RootCamp is participating in the Smarterra project, which is funded by the EU and aimed at fostering innovation in Southern Italy's AgriFood sector. The project addresses challenges faced by the region's agricultural industry, particularly in securing funding, which affects startups and scale-ups, especially those led by women. 

The project involves collaboration with various European partners, including incubators, accelerators, corporate entities, innovation agencies, and public and private VCs. Led by a consortium of six European partners, including representatives from Italy, Germany, Sweden, and Denmark, Smarterra leverages their expertise to support innovation and growth in the region.

RootCamp's activities within Smarterra focus on knowledge-sharing, ecosystem support, and capacity-building initiatives to foster collaboration and innovation in Southern Italy's AgriFood sector.

Read more about it here.


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