Within the framework of “What’s Now, What’s New and What’s the Future” the organisers of PotatoEurope, with the help of a professional and audience, are pleased to announce the PotatoEurope Innovation Award!
The professional jury will select 3 companies which offer, according to the jury, the most innovative product or service. After the professional jury has selected 3 nominees the audience will also be able to cast their vote on the website of PotatoEurope 2021 and nominate one nominee for the audience Award.
In total 3 Innovation Awards will be presented by the professional jury; Gold, Silver and Bronze plus one audience Award.
The PotatoEurope Innovation Award is only open to companies who are exhibiting at PotatoEurope 2021. The deadline for registration is May 15th, 2021.
The winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, September 1st at 10:30 hours at the conference area of the exhibition.
Official conditions for participation:
1.) Entry for the competition is free of charge.
2.) The entrant must own the legal rights to the innovation (patent, copyright, intellectual property, registered trade mark), or be authorized in writing by the legal owner to take part in the competition.
3.) Only one innovation may be entered by each company or group of companies.
4.) The innovation entered for the competition must belong to one of the official PotatoEurope product categories (click here for product category) and must be present at PotatoEurope 2021.
5.) Deadline for registration is 15 May 2021.
6.) All 3 nominees will be notified about their nomination not later than 1 July 2021.
7.) The nominees will present their innovation in a digital pitch (max. 2 minutes) and provide this to the organisers not later than 2 August 2021. The pitch will be presented on the website for the audience jury and during the Innovation Award Ceremony.
8.) The nominees confirm their presence at the Innovation Award Ceremony.
Chairman Dutch Top Sector Agri & Food
Managing director of the Plant Sciences Group of WUR