July 21, 2020

Protera Joins European Network of High-Impact Food Startups

We are thrilled to announce Protera was selected out of 130 startups as one of the 20 high-impact startups to join EIT Food’s RisingFoodStars Association.



Based out of Belgium, EIT Food has been leading innovative and entrepreneurial initiatives since 2008, working to make the food system more sustainable, healthy and trusted. EIT food believes that we are all responsible for, and connected to, the food that we eat so we all need to work together to improve it​. This led them to build a unique network of diverse partners that provide a holistic view of the food value chain, including key industry players, agrifood startups, research centers and universities.

Fellow companies awarded a place in RisingFoodStars:

Alternative Proteins


Circular Food Systems


Digital Transformation of Traceability


Sustainable Agriculture


Sustainable Aquaculture


Targeted Nutrition


“We are honored to join such a valuable network of leaders in the food industry working to build a healthier and more sustainable food production for the future” says Leonardo Alvarez, Co-Founder & CEO at Protera.



As the designated EU body to transform Europe’s food system, EIT will help connect Protera to potential innovative partners and allow for access and personalized introductions to EIT Food’s network of major agrifood companies, and research organizations.

Read the original article from EIT Food here.

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