You nail it,

we'll help scale it

Are you a start-up with a project, product or solution using plant-based proteins? Leading companies in the food system value chain have joined forces to help you accelerate and scale it up - while preserving your IP and equity

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We can best support...

  1. Plant-based food products
  2. New protein sources for food ingredients or consumer products 
  3. New opportunities along the food value chain
  4. Solutions that closely mimic consumer experience e.g. meat or dairy
  5. Solutions that propose a unique taste profile
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We’ll help you —

We will guide and support you from project submission to final pitch. The top 5 start-ups will visit our facilities to mature their solutions and meet their mentors. The winners will be rewarded with free acceleration of your solution. You'll preserve your IP and equity.

Acquire technical expertise

Accelerate product
development

Build a network
& partnerships

Provide growth
opportunities

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Challenges

The Scale It Up! innovation challenge started in the US during summer 2021, and is now coming to Europe, Middle East, China and Asia-Pacific.

USA

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EUROPE & 
MIDDLE EAST

Closed
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ASIA-PACIFIC

Starting: 15 August 2022
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CHINA

Coming soon
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Take up the challenge

If you have read this far, we know you are serious about alternative protein sources and doing something to make a difference in the world.

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Have a question?

If you still have questions and want to know more about the Scale It Up challenge, write to us at info@scale-it-up.org or fill out the form

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