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Food Pioneers Program

Are you an (aspiring) entrepreneur eager to change the world of food? Are you looking for an inspiring workplace and community that helps you grow both personally and professionally? Apply for The Village Food Pioneers Program: take your business to the next level and become part of a growing international community of food changemakers!

During this 6-month programme, you will have a free workspace on the vibrant Floriade Expo grounds. We will help you accomplish your business goals through various training sessions and guidance by Food Hub, Impact Hub The Netherlands, and Flevo Campus professionals. You will dive into personal leadership, product prototyping, storytelling, and business modelling; Q&A sessions with food sector professionals; feedback rounds, and a pitch event. And if you are selected, joining the programme is entirely free!

What you get

  • A free workplace for 6 months in The Village
  • A full incubator programme by Impact Hub The Netherlands
  • Bi-weekly network meetings with all residents
  • Access to Aeres Hogeschool training modules
  • Access to the annual program of Flevo Campus such as Flevo Campus Live, Meet-ups and Floriade Dialogues
  • A close-knit community of like-minded people
  • Access to the networks of Flevo Campus, Food Hub, and Impact Hub
  • 6 hours of professional guidance and personal development coaching
  • Exposure at Floriade Expo

….representing a value of over €3,500!

Apply if you are...

01. … an entrepreneur who dares to dream big

02. … excited to work in an English-speaking environment

03. … starting your business or looking for ways to develop it

04. … eager to work with other food professionals in a vibrant space


Selection Announcement
Training Sessions
22 September,
3 November,
1 December,
5 January,
16 February,
2 March
6 October,
17 November,
19 January
#Daretoask Sessions
6 October,
17 November,
19 January
Working Sessions
8 September,
20 October,
15 December,
2 February
16 March
Final Event
16 March