Food Systems Solutions Summit

Join us in Helsinki in June for the Food Systems Solutions Summit! Engage in exclusive activities and network with key players shaping agri-food sustainability. Showcase your startup's innovation in our global competition. Top teams win prizes!
What is the Food Solutions Systems Summit about?

Food Solutions Systems Summit is a place where startups and scaleups can showcase their innovations on June 12th in Helsinki. The Summit is part of the SSR /SSD Conference, which is organized in Helsinki from June 10th to 14th. The pitching event is part of the conference's open day program. 

There are spots for 12 to 15 startups/scaleups in the pitching event, and the four best startups win a prize of a place to pitch on the stage at YScience @Slush in November 2024 (travel and accommodation included). A distinguished panel will select the winners. The Summit is free of charge! 

Program during the Summit

During the week, exclusive activities are designed for the participating startups/scaleups.

Helsinki Partners is organizing a round tour of the Helsinki agrifood tech ecosystem, including Matchmaking with ecosystem players and introductions to business support providers (June 10th and 11th). 

You can also visit Synbio Powerlabs' facilities. The company is on a mission to catalyze the DNA economy by filling a critical industry gap. It enables the development of disruptive biotechnologies, offering everything from lab-scale experiments to large-scale pilot runs.

We are organizing a Workshop on sustainable business modelling on June 12th. The goal is to help develop future-fit frameworks and provide training by professional business developer Xenia Duffy. 

On the 11th in the evening, we will organize a dinner for all the startups/scaleups. 

How to apply as a startup/scaleup?

Please complete the form below before May 5th. Based on the applications, we'll select the most stellar system-changing cases to pitch to the audience and panel. We will announce the selected companies soon after that.