Why not apply?!

Who is the
competition for?

If you’re an entrepreneur with an innovative idea for an agri-food business or an agri-food start-up (under three years old)…then this competition is just for YOU!

How do i take part?

It’s all very easy: you just send us your application before the deadline for submissions. 
That’s really all there is to it!

NB: businesses entering the competition are under no obligation to relocate to the Agropole.

If you make the shortlist of six, you’ll present your own project in person to the members of the jury.
And what about the jury?
We’d like to introduce the all-star jury for this year’s competition.
Alain Rousset,
President of the jury, and President of the Conseil régional de Nouvelle-Aquitaine.
Put your hands together for the jury:
Logo Groupe Bollinger
Gérard Bouleau
Logo Savencia
Gilles Gommendy
Logo Daunat
Frédéric Oriol
Logo Sodexo
Logo Barilla
Miloud Benaouda
Logo Innocent
Nicolas Marotte
Logo Groupe Leduff
Philippe Leduff
Logo Fleury Michon
Grégoire Gonnord
Logo E.Leclerc
Philippe Laniere
Raphael Haumont
Francis Lemor
And for our partners :
Logo BPI France
Arian Voyatzakis
Nicolas Trentesaux
Logo Pour Nourrir Demain
Sylvain Zaffaroni
19 May
Deadline for submissions.
19 May to 15th June
Longlisting by Agropole’s jury of experts.
4th, 5th and 6th July
Semi-final of the top submissions in front of the longlisting jury in Agen.

18th September
Shortlist of 6 is drawn up. Those chosen will pitch their project to the all-star jury in the Sénat (the French upper house of parliament) in Paris.

Former winners

They came, they applied, they conquered. 
Here are some of the gems uncovered by the competition.

What can you win?

It’s a good question, isn’t it?!
Let’s sum up.

  • 10,000€ for each prize-winner
  • The use of Agrotec’s sensory analysis laboratory for the first-placed competitor
  • A stand at the SIAL trade fair for the first- and second-placed competitors
  • Coverage in national and industry press
  • Package of free legal services provided by EY
  • Special prize “To feed tomorrow”
01 Download the application form below and fill it in.
02 Send it to us by clicking below.