Entrepreneurship Support Programmes

Entrepreneurship Support Programmes

RIS Innovation Prize/«Inovāciju balva»

  • Annual competition of new ideas/startups. One of the largest startup competitions in the agricultural and food sector in Europe.
  • The programme focuses on developing early-stage business ideas.
  • The competition invites authors of ideas and startups that create innovative products and services with added value for the food sector, from production optimisation solutions, new packaging, food additives to product lines.
  • Two winners of the competition receive a grant – the first-place winner is granted EUR 10 000 and the second-place winner EUR 5 000.
  • The competition participants are provided with networking with the industry experts.
  • 10 teams from Latvia are admitted for participation in the competition.
  • The finals of the competition are held on the EIT Food Demo day.

Further information

EIT Food entrepreneurship support tools