Innovative solutions must be developed accounting for the whole food system, covering primary production, processing, distribution, consumption, recycling, regulation, policy making, related services and the research and teaching linked to the sector.
We are your guide in the food system and in making a systemic impact on the food and agri sectors.
Science and inventive people come up with new solutions. However, they turn into innovations that solve problems only in use. They must therefore be translated into value-creating concrete products and services for people and the society.
We provide you sector specific expertise through
As on the previous year, four Germinator teams will get to rehears on their pitching skills and take the stage at the Y Science pitching competition, which is an official Slush side event.
We help you in gaining recognition and in connecting with investors both at Y Science and beyond.
A pre-incubator for productising and commercialising food system solutions.
Researchers, graduating students and free agent innovators with promising inventions for food system transformation and profitable business.
Providing sector and market understanding, tutoring and coaching + mentoring support for solution commercialization, lab facilities for prototyping and testing, piloting opps. with sector partners & networking with investors and industry.
Delivering over or according to expectations on
Feedback measurement in Jan. 2022
“Hands-on guidance and mentoring with real concrete insight from industry on how to build food business case. Not just theoretical lectures from people who have never worked in the industry. Networking ability and sharing experiences /progress with other teams.” - Germinator participant 2021-2022