DRG4FOOD Open Call #1: EU accelerator in the food sector including the Western Balkans

Publication date
October 31, 2023
December 11, 2023
Short description

Exciting News: DRG4FOOD Open Call #1 is Now Open!

Are you a SME, a startup, or a researcher working on innovative data-driven solutions in food tracking, targeted nutrition, or consumers' food choices?

The DRG4FOOD Open Call #1 offers up to 300,000 euros in equity-free funding!

The call is relevant for:

  • Research groups, laboratories, and research centers specialized in the areas of trust, transparency, and accountability in the food supply chain.
  • SMEs and startups that are at different stages of development and whose focus is on digital solutions related to food tracking, personalised nutrition, and consumer choice.

Who Should Apply?

You are the perfect fit if you are actively engaged in any of the following areas:

  • Food Tracking: Innovations in tracking the journey of food from farm to fork, ensuring transparency and traceability.
  • Targeted Nutrition: Data-driven approaches to tailoring nutrition to individual needs, improving health and well-being.
  • Consumers' Food Choices: Solutions that assist consumers in making informed decisions about their food, promoting sustainability and better eating habits.

How to Apply:

The open call invites multidisciplinary consortia comprising 2-3 entities, including startups, SMEs, research organizations, universities, technology adopters, and users in the food sector, with a focus on NGOs and consumer associations. Consortia must demonstrate the capacity to develop data-driven solutions aligned with Digital Responsibility Goals and actively engage with end-users to shape technical requirements and improve pilot activities. Specific consortium conditions are in place.

If you want to know more about the application process, don’t miss our next webinars: DRG4Food Guidelines Webinar #1 | F6S

It’s simple to get started! Simply go to the official website and click on the #DRG4FOOD Open Call for further information to start your application process.


By participating in this open call, you’ll not only secure funding but also benefit from a network of experts, mentors, and resources to nurture your project's growth.

DRG4FOOD is dedicated to assisting you at every step of your journey.

Click on this link and apply today: drg4food

Details about the event are available in the attached document, as well as on the official project website. 🔗



  • Other
Geographical focus
  • European Union (EU 27)
  • Western Balkans
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Cross-thematic/Interdisciplinary
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Natural Sciences

Entry created by Elke Dall on November 3, 2023
Modified on November 3, 2023