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Fi Startup Innovation Challenge prize list

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As category winners of the Fi Europe Startup Innovation Challenge, startups will be able to select one of the below prizes on offer.*

* all prizes are subject to availability


Fi Europe, co-located with Hi Europe

A 9-12 sqm fully equipped stand at Fi Europe 2024 (location subject to availability and company’s product profile).
As an exhibitor, the company will benefit from a listing in all show publication and full access to the online event tools.


For details of items included in the stand package, please refer to the below (note: package contents are subject to change as suppliers may vary from edition to edition):


Fi Global Insights & Ingredients Network

Fi Global Insights & Ingredients Network Digital Package to promote your online presence for 12 months.


For details of items included in the digital package, please refer to the below:



OR, startups may select one of the prizes offered by our partners:


Michael Dovbish - Nutrition Capital Network
Business material review and strategic investment advice (10 hours)

Kevin Camphuis – ShakeUpFactory
Open access to ShakeUpFactory ecosystem + 1 month of weekly one-to-one coaching sessions

Giulia Crastolla – StartLife
One-to-one session on investment strategy and connections

Gil Horsky - FLORA Ventures
One-to-one mentoring

Itziar Ortega - Eatable Adventures
Consulting hours upon availability

Thomas van den Boezem – PeakBridge
1 hour of dedicated investor-readiness support

Albrecht Wolfmeyer - ProVeg International
3 mentoring sessions with the winning startup and a fast-track interview at the ProVeg Incubator

Sonia Huppert – IFF
One-to-one coaching session and a potential visit to one IFF site

Marc-Antoine Olive – FEAST Ventures
4 hours of mentoring or advisor-like support on targeted topics

Nicolas Carbonnelle - Bird & Bird LLP 
A 3-hour workshop/mentoring and brainstorming session on the next legal and regulatory milestones of the winning startups

Dr. Markus Pfeiffer - Bloom Partners GmbH 
Access to Markus's network and up to 12 hours of coaching/consulting spread over several meetings

Carla Ibañez - External consultant, VC Biotech/AgTech 
2 hours of mentoring on idea/product fit and investor readiness, including do's and don'ts

Fabio Ziemssen – ZINTINUS 
5 hours of mentorship and consulting for go-to-market and commercialization strategies

Christiaan Kalk - lsbi | life science-based innovations 
4 hours of consulting on regulatory strategy 

Susanne Steghoefer - Givaudan International SA 
Hosting the winning startup at the Zurich Innovation Center or a potential pilot work

Theresa Hingsammer - Food Campus Berlin 
10 hours planetary health consulting and community matching 

Adam Adamek - EIT Food
8 hours of one-to-one mentoring to gain personalized advice tailored to the winning startup's unique needs