The FAN Night before Christmas



Welcome to a merry event to discuss about foodtech innovation, food business & sustainability and how to have a Healthy COVID Christmas. We offer you the possibility to hear and ask questions about EIT FAN programme 2021. Application time starts already on January 14th, 2021.

This fun and interactive event is organized by EIT Food Accelerator Network Programme in Finland, VTT, Food & Beyond, Business Tampere, FoodTechies Finland and Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK). Don't miss a chance to get to know the Tampere business area and its great possibilities for startups. Join us and you’ll get a chance to win one of five K-Market gift cards worth EUR 50 each!

To participate the ‘Tampere’s Pitch Lounge’ and present your foodtech innovation ideas kindly view this clip about pitching in advance.

Agenda on 16th December

14:00 Welcome
14:05 EIT FAN Helsinki overview & opportunities
14:15 Startup testimonials on Xmas theme
14:30 Inspiring student innovation at TAMK with Y-kampus
14:35 Starting up food business by TAMK students
14:45 Break & Prize contest
14:55 Tampere FoodTech initiative
15:00 How to give great presentations? With Mike Bradshaw
15:15 Virtual Glögi: Tampere’s Pitch Lounge & Open networking
16:00 Prize giving & End of the event

Language: English/Finnish

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Demand for food is growing at the same rate as the world population. Food production needs to be both sufficiently efficient and less harmful for the environment than before. The challenge is massive, but big steps have already been taken in the right direction.