| Sectors: Food security, agritech
| Granting entities: Thought for Food
| Deadline: February 5
| Type of support: Challenge
| Funding/benefits: 8,000 USD prize + exhibit at Dubai food and agriculture week
| Applicants: Companies, startups, social enterprises, entrepreneurs
| Locations: MENA
Synopsis: Innovators across the Middle East and Northern Africa (MENA) region are invited to share their innovative solutions to transform food systems.
The TFF 2022 MENA Agri-Food-Tech Challenge is powered by the global Thought For Food (TFF) Foundation, in partnership with the Food for Future Summit taking place 23-24 February during food and agriculture week at Expo Dubai.
Who can participate? The TFF 2022 MENA Challenge call is open to all entrepreneurs from the MENA region who have a solution to create a healthier, more sustainable and resilient food system. The TFF welcomes applications from all stages, including idea and prototype stage, as well as post seed-stage funding.
The TFF is open for startups and teams working on any part of the food system including those developing solutions around:
⛓ Digitized supply chains
🌱 Automated urban farming systems
🍽 Nutritious new foods
🧫 Sustainable alternative proteins
👨🌾 Regenerative smallholder production
♻️ Circular approaches to reduce food waste
Link to application here.