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Private Sector

Innovation Lab

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.


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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

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

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.


Meet the 2023 Startup Awards winners
Meet Our 2023 Startup Innovation Awards Winners

Young entrepreneurs were celebrated at the center stage of the World Food Forum Startup Innovation Awards 2023.

Meet our Transformative Research Challenge (TRC) 2023 winners
Meet our Transformative Research Challenge (TRC) 2023 winners

Innovative researchers took center stage at the World Food Forum 2023, where the third edition of the Transformative Research Challenge (TRC) concluded.

Youth Food Lab: from idea to implementation
Youth Food Lab: from idea to implementation

The Youth Food Lab teams graced the main stage of the World Food Forum in Rome.

Calling all changemakers: Partner with the World Food Forum!
Calling all changemakers: Partner with the World Food Forum!

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