in the Eco Agrifood Challenge

Cash prizes and valuable acceleration support for development and market access

Take part in the Eco Agrifood Challenge and connect to a wide network of agriculture and food companies.

You can also win cash prizes and support packages to make your innovation a real-world agrifood business success story!

Finalists can win one of three prize packages, plus two additional special prizes:



Cash prizes

Three finalists of the Eco Agrifood Challenge will be awarded the following cash prizes: 
  • FIRST PRIZE - 5000€
  • SECOND PRIZE - 2000€
  • THIRD PRIZE - 1000€


Development support packages


In addition, all three prize winners will have access to a development support and mentoring package to boost their business in European agrifood markets:

  • 1 year free membership to Vitagora - direct business connections to a network of 570 agrifood businesses, R&D and innovation support

  • 3 months of free membership to the Village by CA Champagne Bourgogne, with access to business accommodation (co-working space) for 1 person Village by CA premises and other member resources

  • Access to end users and experimentation partners in the agricultural sector

  • Technological development support and mentoring on development issues for web-based solutions (technological issues, user experience)

  • Expert coaching in financial strategy provided by Leyton: French and European innovation credits, regional/national/European funding opportunities, international deployment, recruitment strategy

  • Sales and R&D development support and mentoring for access to petfood markets in North America

  • 3 months “standard” subscription to the AgDataHub data exchange platform.


Two special prizes will be awarded by contest partners giving access to the high quality acceleration support of the ToasterLAB program. This includes 12 months of acceleration support, with a focus on market launch and production support in Europe. 

It is possible for finalists to win both a main prize and a special prize.


Nestlé Purina
Special prize

  • Free access to the full ToasterLAB 12-month acceleration program (worth 6000€), awarded to the project with a high potential application for the Petfood sector 


Terres Univia / Terres Inovia Special prize

  • Free access to the full ToasterLAB 12-month acceleration program (worth 6000€), awarded to the project with a high potential application for the Oil/protein crop sector

Find out more about the ToasterLAB program here.


Any questions?

Contact us for any queries about the Eco Agrifood challenge.


+33 3 80 78 97 91