The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Award – Crédito Agrícola, now in its 7th edition, has been an important contribution to the Portuguese agricultural, agro-industrial and forestry sectors.
Focused on sustainability, this initiative promotes the most innovative projects that focus on products, services, organizational methods or innovative marketing, and this year it features 3 categories, according to the European Commission’s European Ecological Pact priorities:
- Sustainability in Production and Transformation: promotes projects that allow more sustainable agricultural, agri-food and forestry production;
- Circular Economy and Bioeconomy: highlights projects that promote the optimization of biological resources;
- Food, Nutrition and Health: dedicated to projects that allow safe, nutritious and high quality food.
Individual Entrepreneurs, Societies, Associations, Foundations and other Organizations can apply.
The winning project in each category will receive a prize of € 5000, and 2 special recognition distinctions will also be awarded for € 5000 each, plus an honorable mention of € 2500 for the finalist who stands out as a Young Rural Entrepreneur.
Applications are open: if you have an innovative project, register for free until September 11th.