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TFF Challenge Winners


We are on the lookout for the best changemakers with solutions to truly uproot the status quo. If that’s you – apply! Innovators across the Middle East and Northern Africa (MENA) region are invited to share their innovative solutions to transform food systems.

The TFF 2022 MENA Agri-Food-Tech Challenge is powered by the global Thought For Food (TFF) Foundation, in partnership with the Food for Future Summit & Expo taking place 23-24 February at Dubai Exhibition Centre, Expo 2020 Dubai.

We are open for startups and teams working on any part of the food system including those developing solutions around:

  • Digitized supply chains
  • 🌱Automated urban farming systems
  • 🍽Nutritious new foods
  • 🧫Sustainable alternative proteins
  • 👨‍Regenerative smallholder production
  • ♻️Circular approaches to reduce food waste

Deadline on Feb 5th 2022

Who can participate?

The TFF 2022 MENA Challenge call is open to all entrepreneurs from the MENA region who have a solution to create a healthier, more sustainable and resilient food system. We welcome applications from all stages, including idea and prototype stage, as well as post seed-stage funding.

Take part!

Pitch to win cash prizes and attend the Food For Future Summit & Expo

  • 🌟A chance to win the Grand Prize of US$ 8,000 and the Runner-Up Prize of US$ 4,000.

  • By signing up, you will also gain access to...
  • 🚀Unlimited access to the TFF Digital Labs collaboration platform
  • 👩‍💻Online training in entrepreneurship/ food systems/ innovation
  • 🌎Global changemaker community


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