THRIVE GLOBAL IMPACT CHALLENGE
In partnership with:
What is it?
The urgency of the climate crisis is more apparent than ever and disruptive innovation is key to creating a more sustainable, prosperous, inclusive, healthy and equitable future.
The THRIVE Global Impact Challenge is a global search for the most innovative startups who are advancing a more sustainable future for agriculture.
Soil health & Biodiversity
- Regenerative agriculture
- Ag biotechnology
- Alternative fertilizers
- Alternative pesticides & herbicides
- Crop nutrition & novel inputs
- Water management.
Increasing food security
- Alternative proteins
- Food loss prevention
- Circular economy
- Indoor farming
- Supply chain solutions
- Functional Ingredients.
Reducing and offsetting emissions
- Carbon sequestration
- Carbon measurement
- Carbon markets
- Reducing animal emissions and animal cruelty
- Robotics & automation
- On-farm emissions reduction.
Finalists from each theme will advance to the finals and pitch at the THRIVE Sustainability Summit where the overall winner will be announced.
The Winning company receives the THRIVE Global Impact Challenge Award and a place on the award-winning THRIVE Global Accelerator Program in Silicon Valley. In addition the winner will also receive:
Director of Open Innovation & Outreach, Crop Science R&D
VP External Innovation of ICL Group & GM of ICL Planet Startup Hub
Director of Sustainability
General Manager, Kubota Innovation Centre Silicon Valley
Head of Sustainability North America
AgroStart Lead North America
Agtech Front End Innovation
Director of Open Innovation
AgroStart Lead Latin America
National Climate and Energy Lead
Vice president, investments, alberta innovates