Drive the Future of Food
We’re looking for startups that leverage data and technology to make food production more efficient and environmentally friendly.
Grow Your Agritech Startup with StartSmart CEE Startup Accelerator Program
From precision-agriculture hardware and automation solutions to farm management software, technology is changing the way we produce food as we speak.
Can you leverage it to produce more with less in a more environmentally-friendly, sustainable way?
Join our Agritech Startup Accelerator Program and help our corporate partners improve their food production processes.
Work alongside established businesses on creating your Proof of Concept and turning your startup into a full-scale business.
Apply today and get the mentoring, resources, connections, and know-how you need to successfully scale your innovation.
Why join our Agritech Accelerator Program?
Get access to our corporate partners’ data and R&D resources. Polish your innovation and adjust it to the exact requirements of your future customers.
Network with experts with years of experience in your industry. Leverage their feedback and know-how to build an even better final product.
Go straight to working with an established business. Get to know their needs, optimize your product, and let them help you commercialize your idea.
Get access to all the perks of a Startup Accelerator and grow your business while keeping 100% of ownership over your startup.
Leverage our Agritech Accelerator Program to give your startup’s brand a credibility boost. Build trust and grow a network of potential partners and investors in your industry.
Not all tech founders need to be experts in doing business – but, that’s what a startup accelerator is for. Meet business professionals and get the legal, marketing, and business advice you need to succeed.
Participate in our StartSmart CEE (formerly MIT Enterprise Forum CEE) Accelerator’s demo day and win free tickets to our Berlin or London Startup Expansion week. Meet potential investors and customers and scale internationally.
Get invited to an exclusive startup ecosystem. Network with fellow tech founders. Exchange experiences, ideas, and know-how. Leverage unique offers and get invited to alumni-only events.
Our Corporate Partner
Piatnica is a dairy processing cooperative located in north-eastern Poland. With revenues exceeding €500 million, it is Poland’s third largest dairy. Its product portfolio is comprised of over 150 packaged consumer products including cottage cheese, cream, yogurts, curd cheese and fresh milk marketed under Piatnica brand on domestic and international markets. The cooperative holds leading market positions in multiple product categories and is regularly purchased by over 90% of domestic households.
Who should apply?
We’re looking for tech founders working on unique, innovative ideas that can have a big impact on the Agritech industry.
To get invited, your innovation needs to have the potential to solve one of our corporate partner’s key business challenges.
To succeed in our accelerator, you need to be beyond the conceptualization phase. Ideally, you already have a prototype or your innovation has market traction.
If your cooperation with the corporate partner is successful, you should be open to signing a commercialization agreement.
Recruitment is closed!
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Use Technology to Revolutionize Agriculture
Food production has a massive impact on our environment and society.
By improving the way we grow and produce food, companies help change the world around us.
At StartSmart CEE (formerly MIT Enterprise Forum CEE), we work with Agritech startups that can make food production more efficient and environmentally friendly.
If you believe your idea can help businesses save energy and water or reduce the use of fertilizers – we’re looking for you!
Start the application process today. Get to know us, find an established partner in your industry, and let’s scale your innovation together!
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Learn about key dates, required documents, and get ready to submit your application.
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