What is the Fel’Innov Challenge?

The Fel’Innov Challenge is a competition organized by medFEL to highlight innovations in the fruit and vegetables sector, and help converging supply and and demand of innovative solutions.

Each candidate has 3 minutes, at the heart of the show, to pitch its solution to a judging panel.

For medFEL 2020, the key theme will be: innovation with positive environmental impact in the fruit and vegetable sector

6 key focuses will be targeted:

  • Varietal innovations (resistance to disease and climate change)

  • Reduction of field inputs

  • Water or energy saving solutions at the plot and at the station

  • Eco-designed, biobased and / or biodegradable packaging

  • Recovery of co-products, waste and sorting differences

  • Logistics solutions (conservation, storage, transport) and new distribution

Why participate?

  • It is a unique opportunity of a free exhibition through a space at medFEL to meet the press and potential clients throughout the day of the challenge
  • A free forum for all medFEL visitors: 6000 trade visitors are expected from all around the world
  • A presence in the medFEL 2020 programme: a unique visibility
  • A dedicated e-cast to the event qualified visitors
  • Each candidates will get a video pitch to use as an advertising tool to promote their solution
  • The winner will get a free stand at medFEL 2021!

How can I apply?

Fill in the online form before March 13th 2020.

I apply

We will announce a few days later the selected candidates and will help to prepare your pitch to be ready for the D-day!