World Food Forum - Innovation Lab

Innovation
Lab

#worldfoodforum

World Food Forum - Innovation Lab

Private Sector Innovation Challenges

Is your company or organization looking to solve a challenge related to agrifood systems? Whether you want to organize a hackathon, a bootcamp or another innovation challenge - we would love to hear from you.

 

Get in touch

 

01 - Savola challenge

Savola is the leading strategic investment holding group in the food and retail sectors across the MENA (Middle East, North Africa) region.

For Savola, the challenge is to identify a sustainable fat replacer or alternative fat source.

Common cooking fat used in household cooking, commercial kitchens and large-scale food processing are not sustainably produced. Innovators in the food industry and academia are now proactively searching for healthier, effective and more sustainable fat replacers or alternative fat sources (such as fat substitutes and fat mimics). Savola is looking for proposals from youth innovators for developing concepts to prototype. Applications are open from 19 October to 20 November 2022.

02 - Migros challenge

The Migros Group is a diversified and vertically integrated group of companies with retail as the core business. Migros Türk, is the largest supermarket chain in Turkey.

For Migros, the challenge is a hackathon geared towards finding ideas to collaborate with local farmers in adopting digital technologies for more sustainable supply chains.

Food retailers can be important mediums for economic development. innovation and best practices, as they influence all aspects of the food value chain. Migros is looking for ideas on how to better connect with farming suppliers. The three finalists will be hosted in Turkey, where they will have the opportunity to visit agricultural sites and meet local farmers, entrepreneurs and professionals. Applications will be accepted between 19 October and 4 December 2022.

03 - World Food Forum and the Private Sector

Are you interested in creating a challenge with us or hosting an innovative event? Reach out and let’s create a better food future together.

News

World Food Forum 2022: Innovation Lab Highlights
World Food Forum 2022: Innovation Lab Highlights
08/11/2022

During the WFF annual flagship event, the Innovation Lab hosted its Transformative Research Challenge Finals, the Startup Innovation Awards finals, a Private Sector Innovation Afternoon and a Masterclass on Sustainable Packaging, and launched an Innovation Alliance with Wageningen University & Research.

FAO/GTP Hackathon Challenge 2022: Imagining Apps for Sustainable Agriculture
FAO/GTP Hackathon Challenge 2022: Imagining Apps for Sustainable Agriculture
07/11/2022

FAO/GTP Hackathon Challenge 2022: Imagining Apps for Sustainable Agriculture

World Food Forum and Wageningen University & Research announce exciting collaboration plans aimed at empowering young innovators
World Food Forum and Wageningen University & Research announce exciting collaboration plans aimed at empowering young innovators
03/11/2022

During this year's WFF Transformative Research Challenge finals, the World Food Forum (WFF) and Wageningen University & Research (WUR) announced future collaboration plans.

World Food Forum wraps up five days of melding diverse perspectives to transform agrifood systems
World Food Forum wraps up five days of melding diverse perspectives to transform agrifood systems
21/10/2022

A youth-driven World Food Forum today wrapped up five days of intensive dialogue, networking and investment pitching aimed at addressing the world’s growing food crisis.

 

Need more information?

 

Let’s create a better food future, together.
Be part of the solution.

WFF Innovation Lab track in collaboration with