Foodtech Innovation Awards 2024 – APPLY NOW

Applications are open for the  Foodtech Innovation Awards 2024. The Foodtech Innovations Awards aims to honor the most innovative proposals that introduce a disruptive approach to Customer Experience or Management in the food sector. This includes innovative business models and technologies that have the potential to bring about significant changes.

Foodtech Innovation Awards 2024
Foodtech Innovation Awards 2024

Recognizing the flourishing nature of the food industry, the awards acknowledge that while online reviews are valuable, having recognition from a credible third-party source can provide an added boost. As food enthusiasts, the awards also seek to highlight organizations that are shaping the industry and promote them to their large audience of 100,000 readers and to the media.

The ultimate goal of the awards is to offer the very best food tips to their discerning followers and subscribers. By doing so, they aim to showcase the finest aspects of the food industry and bring them into the spotlight for the world to appreciate.


  • Outstanding Achievement in Digitalization for the Food and Beverage Industry: This category focuses on acknowledging technological advancements and digital solutions that enhance productivity and improve working methodologies in the food and beverage industry.
  • Excellence in Sustainability Projects: This category rewards initiatives that adhere to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by utilizing recycled materials and renewable resources with minimal environmental impact.
  • Promotion of Healthy Eating: This category recognizes companies, projects, or platforms that promote innovative and scientific solutions for healthy eating. It highlights projects throughout the food industry value chain and within the realm of Foodtech that directly contribute to improving nutrition.
  • Best Automation and Robotics Solution for the Food Value Chain: This category emphasizes the use of automation and robotics. In the food industry to enhance companies’ competitiveness and production processes. It also allows for the presentation of innovation, research, and development (R+D+I) projects between industrial companies, technology centers, or robotics manufacturers.
  • Innovation in the Packaging Industry: This category acknowledges new and innovative approaches to packaging within the food industry, as it undergoes significant transformation.
  • Most Innovative Startup: This award celebrates the most innovative startups making a substantial impact on digitalization, sustainability, and health in the Foodtech sector. Whether they are in the early stages or more advanced, the award values innovation and disruptive solutions. Applications can be submitted directly through the Foodtech Startup Forum of Food 4 Future – Expo FoodTech.
  • Spanish Startup with International Recognition: The goal of this award is to acknowledge the Spanish startup with significant international recognition. Their foodtech solution is deemed to have a global impact, addressing critical challenges in the food and beverage industry.


The Food Tech Innovation Awards will provide the finalists with the following prizes:

  • A single invitation to attend the awards ceremony for all finalists of each category
  • A trophy recognizing the winner’s achievement in their respective category
  • Media recognition and dissemination of the award through ExpoFoodTech channels and media partners
  • Distribution of a press release to economic and specialized media mentioning the project
  • 5 Premium VIP passes for the event granting access to the Expo Foodtech Area, the VIP Lounge, and all conferences at the Food4 Future World Summit

Eligibility criteria

  • The FoodTech Innovation Awards are open to a wide range of participants including companies, universities, vendors, executives, business schools, and scholars. Researchers, analysts, journalists, start-ups, scale-ups, accelerators, science and tech parks, and innovation centers from around the globe.
  • Any organization that aligns with the goals of these awards is warmly encouraged to submit their proposals. To the Food4Future ExpoFoodTech Evaluation Committee.

Evaluation Criteria

The Food4Future Evaluation Committee will carefully assess all submitted proposals based on their accomplishments in the following areas:

  • Innovation
  • Leadership
  • Disruption
  • Strategy
  • Execution

How To Apply For Foodtech Innovation Awards 2024

Are you interested and qualified? If yes, click here.

For further information on the Foodtech Innovation Awards, please visit the official website.

Application Deadline

March 15, 2024.



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