The Seeding The Future Foundation has provided funding to the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) to launch and conduct the Seeding The Future Global Food System Challenge, which will be awarding up to $1 million annually.
The goal of the Challenge is to inspire and support passionate, diverse, and multidisciplinary teams to create game-changing innovations that will help transform the food system to be more sustainable, make healthier diets more accessible, and empower consumers to make choices benefitting both personal and planetary health.
About The Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)
Institute of Food Technologists since its establishment in 1939 as a scientific community grounded in purpose, IFT feeds the minds that feed the world. IFT is dedicated to providing the resources and services necessary to enhance and advance the careers of its members not only to improve and enrich their lives.
IFT is an organization zealous for science food professionals and technologists to work together, research and advance, and contribute all with the goal of inspiring and transforming collective scientific knowledge into innovative solutions for the benefit of all people around the world.
Furthermore, IFT aims to improve sustainability, inspire solutions to the safety, nutrition, and living conditions of our global food supply. As a global science of food organization, IFT`s impact is vast and deep.
Requirements for Seeding The Future Global Food System Challenge
The following organizations are eligible to compete in the Challenge:
- Non-profits located in any country
- Academic or research institutions located in any country.
- Early-stage or emerging U.S.-based for-profit companies
How to Apply for Seeding The Future Global Food System Challenge
To apply for the ongoing Seeding The Future Global Food System Challenge is not as difficult as you think. All Interested and qualified candidates are to click on the “Apply Now” button below to get started.
It is important to note that all Interested and qualified candidates are to apply for Seeding The Future Global Food System Challenge on or before August 16, 2021