Apply for Swedish Institute’s Food for Tomorrow Innovation Challenge in Skopje!

Deadline: 21 March 2018

Do you dream of a sustainable food system for tomorrow? If yes, then apply for the 2018 Food for Tomorrow innovation challenge in Skopje.

The Swedish Institute has launched a three -year regional initiative Food for Tomorrow 2017-2019. The initiative targets change makers and innovatiors working with sustainable food systems on the Western Balkans and in Sweden. The initiative aims to support local actions with global potential and to create new networks between stakeholders working with food in different ways – from fork to field.

During a 24-hour innovation challenge in Skopje 25 – 26 April we will gather 25 change makers and innovators to develop and explore ideas, products or projects that aim to build a sustainable food system. The challenge in Skopje will be followed by 18 months of regional collaborations where eco systems of innovators collaborate to launch and implement their ideas and projects.


The Swedish Institute covers costs for meeting-related transportation in the Western Balkans and from Sweden, meals and accommodation in connection with the workshop 25-26 April, other upcoming events are agreed upon separately.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The challenge is open to ambitious, professional and driven change makers and innovators Working in private, public or NGO’s or interdependent with new innovations.
  • Applicants are creative, open, collaborative and innovative
  • Applicants are preferably between 20-40 years of age.
  • Applicants are active and/or based in the Western Balkans and in Sweden.

How to Apply

Applicants can apply online via given website.

Eligible Countries: Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Croatia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Sweden.

For more information, please visit Food for Tomorrow Innovation Challenge.

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