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PROTEIN CONNECT - THE LABEL

 

The aim of the Protéines France label for start-up is:

  • Connect the actors in the field of plant-based and alternative proteins from farm to fork
  • Shed light on the most promising start-up/ideas

 

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Key objectives:

  • Encourage the development of start-ups and growth their business in France  and in Europe
  • Intensify collaboration between start-ups and industrials

PROTEIN CONNECT label is a guarantee of quality, notoriety, and credibility recognized for the start-ups by Protéines France community.

 


 

BENEFITS

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Labeled start-ups will take full advantage of the 25+members Protéines France network and more than 100 experts. The start-up will also benefit from exhibition spotlight during one of the event and trade fair such as Protéines 3D, Paris International Agricultural Show,… from Protéines France partners.

Labeled start-up will be highlighted at the heart of the Start-up Camp Day and will benefit from a tabletop in the show case area, pitch sessions, meetings with industrials, VCs and unique networking opportunities.

 

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Labeled start-up will benefit from a personalized coaching program to help you growth-up quickly your start-up/project. The program consists in 4 x 2H of working session to help you design and implement your R&D or industrialization program with an expert from Protéines France members.

The labeled start-up will receive a personalized “Start-up Connect” logo. The logo can be used to communicate on the start-up website and social networks, to communicate to investors…

 



TIMELINE

 

FAISABILITY

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INNOVATION

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DURABILITY

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MARKET AND BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

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ELIGIBILIY REQUIREMENTS

 

Globe terrestre : Europe et Afrique

The Protéines France label is opened to worldwide start-ups. Participants must have an ingredient, product, solution, service or process related to the plant-based and/or alternative proteins sector (algae, insect, yeast, bioconversion, single cell,…) that they wish to publicly present as the basis for a new viable business.

The start-up shall meet the following criteria:

    • Officially registered
    • Not older than 5 years
    • The start-up solution must be at a minimum development stage of TRL 3 or TRL4
    • The start-up may have raised funds: seed round, series A/B and/or independent funding
    • The business must be involved in a new product, technology or service in the field of plant-based and alternative proteins

Only start-ups developing a new product or service or process are eligible under this scheme. 

The start-up should contribute at least one of the four goals identified below:

 

1) Initiate a transition to diversified proteins seed cropping systems – new seeds, innovative crop systems,… that are genuinely innovative and offer measurable advantages for growers, ingredient manufacturers, food industry and consumers