FOODTROPOLIS

Will cities shape our perception of food and nature?

20.03. - 21.03.2019 Munich


Food for 9 billion people in 2050

We present:

The winner of the Start-up session of the Global Food Summit 2019 is:

Redefine Meat (by Jet-Eat)

Redefine Meat patent pending technology can produce animal-free meat with the same appearance, texture and flavor of animal meat, from natural and sustainable ingredients. Our approach combines proprietary 3D meat modeling, food formulations and printing technology to deliver a new category of complex-matrix “meat” in a cost effective and scalable way. Redefine Meat has 95% smaller environmental impact, no cholesterol, and is more affordable compared to animal meat.

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Also finalists were:

Noyanum

Noyanum offers a demand forecast solution for the food service and catering industry based on artificial intelligence. Our algorithm analyzes historical data to improve purchase and production planning significantly – reducing food waste and saving costs.

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agrilution

Inspired by Vertical Farming and with the vision to harvest salads and herbs always fresh in our own kitchen in the future - grown without pesticides, packed with nutrients and vitamins. More than 20 employees are now working on the market launch of the Plantcubes.

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Regiothek

Regiothek is an online platform for tracking regional food products. On the platform, producers, processors, traders and restaurants present their range of sustainable foods from the region. Regiothek focuses on the visualisation of the complete supply chain via a map showing the origin, processing and point of sale of the product. This creates transparency and traceability for food consumers.

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Quinta Superfoods

Quinta Superfoods produces complete, highly soluble, high protein, high nutrient foods using Quinta Quinoa, Canada’s newest whole plant source.  After 5 years of research and development, we proudly commercialized our high protein, high iron, all- natural Quinta Quinoa.  In 2018, we became the largest producer of quinoa in North America.  We are now focused on scaling our Canadian production and processing, expanding our proprietary Quinta Quinoa food ingredients for the plant protein markets…ask us how to maximize your carbon credit opportunities.

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Eco Pack

We developed a biodegradable material which is dissolves under water, oxygen and bacteria, living in a nature, and we believe that it will be a polyethylene replacement!

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Ambrosus

Ambrosus is a global blockchain-powered IoT network assuring the quality and origins of food, medicine and commodities. It creates secure, and frictionless dialogue between sensors, distributed ledgers and databases to optimize supply-chain visibility and quality assurance. Through its blockchain AMB-NET, Ambrosus focuses on Supply Chain Optimisation, Logistics Tracking, Quality Assurance and Anti-Counterfeiting. Ambrosus is likewise fostering innovation in Blockchain and IoT space by building APIs, SDKs and Developer Tools. Ambrosus is an official partner of the United Nations 10YFP, Swiss Coffee Alliance, Swiss Food Research. Some of our use cases include, the Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Supply chain, Premium Korean Beef traceability, and most recently a partnership with the United Nations Consumer Information Program. We are the world's first scalable blockchain-IoT platform with P2P data storage, top 50 Blockchain companies by CV/VC and one of 15 Rising Stars selected by EIT.

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Start-up on Stage

How was the process of participation?

The pitch could only be announced after a successful recommendation by venture capital holders, business angels or industry experts through an informal reference to the start-up and subsequent nomination by the Global Food Summit Team.

  • The finalists were nominated until the end of January 2019.
  • The final start-ups will present their product on 20 March 2019 at the Global Food Summit in the Munich Residenz.

We were looking for disruptive ideas in the areas of:
  • Smart Urban Farming
  • Circular Systems
  • Plant/Animal Data Analytics
  • Biotech
  • Packaging
  • New Farm to Consumer Marketplaces 

What were the benefits?
  • 3 minute pitch + 3 minute Q&A to an audience of industry leaders, media, politics, and world-class scientists
  • Dedicated display space to showcase your product or service
  • Be in the running to win the Global Food Summit People’s Choice Award (Live voting at conference)
  • Dinner with top executives, politics and media