Open Call: Networking event with Sonae - Creating a sustainable food future!
The European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot and Sonae are promoting a networking event for companies working on solutions for a sustainable future for the food business. The event will take place in Lisbon on 21 and 22 November. Applications are open until 30 August.
If you’re a company funded under the SME Instrument, Fast Track to Innovation and FET-Open programmes, we invite you to join us and present sustainable approaches to the food retail sector to leading Portuguese company Sonae.
The event is open to innovative and sustainable approaches within the food retail sector, namely food and beverage innovative products, innovative packaging and healthier foods with reduced salt, sugar or fat content.
More information here.
Sonae is a multinational company managing a diversified portfolio of businesses in retail, financial services, technology, shopping centres and telecommunications. For the last decade, Sonae has been steadily pushing an open innovation strategy that now includes 423 partners in 30 countries from 4 continents. In Sonae’s partner ecosystem, we find universities, R&D labs, companies, start-ups, business incubators and accelerators, suppliers and institutions from various areas.
The companies selected for the event will have the chance to present their business cases and ideas to Sonae representatives. Following the presentations, participants have the opportunity to network and get a deeper insight on Sonae’s current challenges and explore joint business ventures.