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Food Pioneers Program Spring 2024

Are you an early-stage food entrepreneur eager to further develop your idea, business, or project? Are you looking for an inspiring workplace and like-minded community that helps you grow both personally and professionally? Are you in Almere, Flevoland or the Amsterdam Metropolitan Region (AMR)? The Food Pioneers Program has got you covered. 
Pictured: Tortilleria Taiyari, Food Pioneers Alumni

The Food Pioneers Program is a 6-month incubator developed by Food Hub, Flevo Campus, and Impact Hub Amsterdam to support food entrepreneurs who are on a mission to change our food system for the better. Thanks to the support of our partners, the program is free to attend.

In a series of training sessions and workshops our professionals will teach you about product prototyping, storytelling and business modelling. There will be one-on-one coaching, tasting- and Q&A sessions with food sector professionals, feedback rounds, lunches & drinks and a closing event where you pitch your business to a panel of food industry experts.

Please apply by 29 February.


What do we offer?

  • kick-off & introduction session
  • an inspirational tour of Flevoland visiting entrepreneurs
  • workshops on Transition theory, Prototyping, Business Model Canvas, Sales and Pitching
  • tasting sessions, feedback (by Kitchen Republic and Food Pioneers alumni) & coaching
  • access to online learning programme & tools
  • peer-to-peer work sessions
  • an accountability partner throughout the programme
  • one-on-one coaching sessions about local networks/production
  • closing event where you pitch your business
  • access to the Flevo Campus, Food Hub, Horizon Flevoland and Impact Hub network and events
  • a (free) workplace in the Natural Pavilion in Almere for the duration of the program, and the opportunity to become part of a unique food community!

For more information please contact