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The European Food Venture Forum (EFVF) is taking place on the 30th and 31st of August 2017 in Aarhus, Denmark. The Forum will showcase emerging high tech companies and international food technologies, and is co-hosted by the City of Aarhus and Future Food Innovation, and sponsored by Arla Foods.

The EVFV will showcase some of Europe’s best innovative high-tech companies in food technologies, and it will offer a unique setting with pan-European networking for entrepreneurs, investors, corporate representatives and industry experts in the food sector.

The EFVF’s unique programme allows business networking at the highest level, from high level panels and in-depth discussion groups via presentations from corporations and fast growing companies, to private, pre-arranged One2One meetings.

Rewards for Selected Companies

Applying companies will be screened by the EFVF Advisory board, and about 30 companies will be selected to present at the Forum. Each selected company will have a 15 minute slot to present their business plans and answer questions from Venture Capital and Corporate investors, Business Angels and relevant key industry players. In addition, they will benefit from networking opportunities, local and international media exposure and potential opportunities to secure funding. This event is part of the European Venture Contest, which encompasses 15 Venture Forum format events throughout the year across Europe. The best 25% of presenters of EFVF will be awarded and eligible to compete with other top quartile presenters at the European Venture Contest Final in December 2017.


Express your interest by contacting Gabriela Pepeto (direct phone number: +359 895 508 106, e-mail address: or register directly on our website at Registration to the event is free for entrepreneurs, but based on selection as a presenting company.

Registration deadline:

Presenting companies: 5 May, 2017

In brief, presenting company at the European Food Venture Forum will have the opportunity to:

  • Present their company free of charge (upon selection) to an international audience of other SMEs, investors, corporate representatives and industry experts
  • Receive constructive feedback
  • Network with corporate contacts, VCs and fast-growing companies
  • Visibility through the website and Company Profile
  • Up to 4 private (One2One) meetings with participants of their choice

Some key data concerning EFVF:

  • This year is the 7th edition of the Forum and 6th to be hosted in Aarhus
  • 30 presenting emerging food SMEs from across Europe
  • +30 attending VCs, corporate, business angels
  • +100 attendees
  • Testimonials from past editions

  • Jake Norman - OAL Group - Award winner EFVF 2014
  • "The European Food Venture Forum was a great event to present Steam Infusion, our revolutionary heating and mixing technology. I learnt a lot whilst at the event and connected with a number of interesting individuals that have created significant opportunities for our technology."
  • Thor Sigfusson - Codlans - Award winner EFVF 2013
    • "At the European Food Venture Forum 2013, I enjoyed the opportunity to meet people from various backgrounds in the food industry other than mine. I was positively surprised by the innovative ideas and valuable pieces of advice gained at the forum through the networking and one2one meetings with investors and other entrepreneurs. This is what makes these forums work wonders!"
    • Andreas Laustsen - Biosyntia - Award Winner EFVF 2012
    • "Europe Unlimited helped us gaining invaluable network and market understanding, which has positioned us very well in current investor discussions."
    • For information and registration please contact Aleksandra Angelova at: or call at: +359 895 508 119

      Event Website:

      Note to all participants: When you decide to register for the event, please keep in mind ways to reach Aarhus. Find out more here.