Spanish startups “Insylo” and “Natural Machines” win the National Final of the “European Food Nexus Startup Challenge”.

Spanish startups “Insylo” and “Natural Machines” win the National Final of the “European Food Nexus Startup Challenge”.

The two winning startups will compete to be named Europe’s Best AgriTech and FoodTech StartUp in the European Grand Final in Wageningen, Holland on 13 December.

The National Final of the “European Food Nexus Startup Challenge” took place at Mercabarna’s headquarters on 26 October. The important event was organised by CLUSTER FOOD+i (Ebro Valley Food Cluster) in collaboration with the IRTA (Research and Food Technology Institute).

National Final winners “Insylo” and “Natural Machines” will compete in the European Grand Final to be named Europe’s Best AgriTech / FoodTech Startup. “Insylo”, specialises in monitoring silos in livestock farms to optimise the feed distribution process.

“Natural Machines” focuses on healthy food and 3D printed fresh produce. These two startups will have the opportunity to work with major companies such as Unilever, FrieslandCampina and other leading food and agriculture industry companies.
All the finalists from each country will take part in the European Grand Final, which will be held in Wageningen, Holland on 13 December 2017. The winner will receive a cash prize of €50,000, as well as the advantages and benefits of being a finalist.

Yesterday, the two winning companies competed against Spain’s other best startups in the first classification round. Agroconecta, Natural Machines, Insylo, Fred Cold Brew, Pycno, Vacapp, Egg Gourmet, Instagreen, Suppa Caps and Astibot were then chosen to compete in the National Final of the event.

Find more information about the competition at www.fnsc.eu

For more information about the European event of 13 December:
María Díaz Navarro (European Project Manager FOOD+i)
mdiaz@clusterfoodmasi.es
941 369 263