Block.IS organises 4 Challenges to the European community of entrepreneurs. Up to eight (8) SMEs will be selected to participate at each Challenge and two (2) winners per Challenge, in total eight (8) SMEs, will receive 3.000€ and directly enter the INNOVATE phase of the 2nd acceleration process where they will be invited to networking events to showcase their work and get the chance to compete for the full 60.000€ as well as receive mentoring services.
We may be facing a change of paradigm on agrifood. European Commission has made a proposal to restore our endangered ecosystem and natural habitat while increasing our resilience and food sovereignty. #EUGreenDeal #EUBiodiversity
Clusters and Agrifood Associations can play a significant role in providing support to the complete food value chain From Farm to Fork. The main goal is to make food systems fair, healthy and environmentally friendly. Blockchain technology could make a solid contribution to create trust and transparency in the food value chain.
COVID–19 has highlighted the importance of strengthening a sovereign, resilient and environmentally friendly food system. Local farmers, industry and logistics need to get a fair payment, CO2 emissions must be dramatically reduced, social and environmental dumping must be eliminated. Clusters and Associations are key to provide means and tools to assess all member of the value chain on their process towards this new GreenFoodDeal. A platform built with blockchain where participants state information related to the origin, quality, composition or other relevant aspects of their products would improve the traceability and accountability on this value chain.
The Challenge will be held on July 6th. The Application Period will be open until June 30th (17:00 CEST).