Europe Unlimited presents the award winners of the 4th edition of the European Food Venture Forum, 3rd and 4th of September in Aarhus, Denmark

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Europe Unlimited is proud to announce the nine award winners of the European Food Venture Forum 2014, held last September 3rd and 4th in Aarhus Denmark: innovative entrepreneurs who will boost Europe’s food technology sector.

The fourth edition of the European Food Venture Forum took place in Aarhus, Denmark, last Wednesday and Thursday, September 3rd and 4th 2014. The event was organized by Europe Unlimited in collaboration with the hosts The City of Aarhus, Future Food Innovation, Foodbest, Invest in Denmark - Ministry of foreign affairs Denmark, the event’s sponsor Arla Foods, and the event’s local partners, Danish Food Cluster, Ernst & Young, Kromann Reumert, The Food Accelerator , Enterprise Europe Network, and the University of Aarhus.

29 emerging entrepreneurs coming from all around Europe- selected from a pool of more than 50 companies -presented their innovations, developments and needs in front of an investor jury of about 40 business angels, venture capitalists, corporate investors and other industry experts.

The award winners qualified to continue along the European Venture contest; a pan-European contest of venture events that gathers the best of each edition to join the European Venture Summit, Europe’s largest venture capital match-making event, taking place on 8th and 9th of December 2014 in Dusseldorf, Germany.

Below are the names of the award winners of the European Food Venture Forum 2014:

  •     AM Nutrition AS- Norway

AM Nutrition uses a new dry fractionation technique, “Air classification”, to produce natural, functional ingredients in large volumes to competitive prices.

  •     Lovemade ApS - Denmark

Lovemade produces high quality Nordic baby food – 100% organic and natural

  •     OAL Group – United Kingdom

Steam Infusion, Revolutionary Heating and Mixing

  •     Plantui Oy - Finland

Plantui is an innovative development company building a unique international B2C concept that is based on a superior technology platform for growing plants at home.

  •     QualySense AG – Switzerland

Pioneers high-end solutions for grains, seeds and beans sorting aiming to improve quality and reduce waste of food, that will change the quality paradigms of the agricultural commodities worldwide.

  •     SiOx - Denmark

Quartz coating for hygienic metal applications.

  •     UrbanFarmers - Switzerland

Commercial fresh food production system in and near cities with established consumer brand.

  •      Vitalnext - Netherlands

Products with evidence based health benefits for the aging population.

  •     Winnow – United Kingdom

Simply helping companies minimize food waste in hospitality.

You can view the list of presenting companies and their profile at the link:
http://e-unlimited.com/events/view.aspx?events_pages_id=2953

The Investor Jury who selected the award winners of the European Food Venture Forum included - among others - investors from Anterra Capital, BASF Venture Capital GmbH, DuPont Nutrition &Health, Seventure Partners, Sisters Capital, and many more.

You can view the full list of Jury Members and their biographies at the link:
http://e-unlimited.com/events/view.aspx?events_pages_id=2789

Event Website: http://www.e-unlimited.com/efvf

For information please contact Annalisa Gardella at: annalisa@e-unlimited.com or call at :+32 2 643 36 91

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About Europe Unlimited
E-Unlimited is a private Brussels-based champion in entrepreneurship support. E-Unlimited is the organization behind the European Venture Contest, Europe’s most effective contest for technology entrepreneurs seeking international venture capital; the International Venture Club, a global collaborative network of independent, corporate and institutional investors; the TechTour, Europe’s leading platform for growth stage entrepreneurs and investors; and several other pan-European initiatives in collaboration with regional and national development bodies and the European Commission.
http://www.e-unlimited.com

About the European Venture Contest
The European Venture Contest finds, evaluates and awards the most promising entrepreneurs in the high technology sector by providing access to top-level international partners, advisors and financiers. The Contest reaches this year its 9th edition, and in the past years gathered over 800 companies and 600 venture capitalist and corporate investors from all over Europe. The top 100 companies awarded at the qualifier events will present in December at the European Venture Summit in front of an audience of 150 top European investors.
http://www.e-unlimited.com/evc

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