Application Deadline: October 31st 2014
Cash Prizes for game changing ideas! All finalists will win a Trip to the Thought for Food Global Summit in Lisbon and $500 to develop their ideas
The 2014 Thought For Food Challenge calls on the world’s best and brightest university students to form teams and develop breakthrough projects that address the global challenge of feeding 9 billion people by 2050.
In return, TFF provide cutting-edge learning tools and resources, world-class mentorship from rockstar experts, innovators and entrepreneurs, the chance to win a trip to the inspirational Thought For Food Global Summit as well as significant funding for your project. You’ll also join a growing global movement, comprised of friends and supporters who share your passion to make the world a better place.
- The Event is open to individuals 17 years of age or older at the time of registration and individuals must be enrolled in a university study program at time of entry.
- In order to participate, teams must be comprised of at least 3 and no more than 5 current university students.
- Universities may enter multiple teams.
- Teams may be comprised of students from different universities.
One Grand Prize winning team will receive a $10,000 grant for their project
One Runner Up team will receive a $5,000 grant for their project
10 Finalist teams will receive $500 to prototype their project
All participating teams get access to the TFF Design Lab and professional mentors representing a variety of fields of expertise.
Travel + Startup Bootcamp
The 10 Finalist teams will receive a trip to Lisbon, where they will take part in a custom program to acquire skills and tools that will propel their projects to the next level.
Finalists will represent their university at the TFF Summit and pitch their ideas to a top-caliber judging panel.
All teams become part of the amazing TFF community of friends and supporters. They also have the chance for their ideas to gain worldwide attention by being profiled in our TFF video productions and by other media.
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