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EIT Food EWA
Empowering Women in Agrifood

EWA

EWA - Empowering Women in Agrifood is an EIT Food program aimed at women from southern and eastern Europe with talent and passion for entrepreneurship in the agrifood sector. This program seeks to find innovative solutions that solve the problems faced by the food system, paying special attention to areas that have a low innovation rate or difficult access to other incubation or acceleration programs.

For 6 months, 50 women entrepreneurs from countries with moderate rates of innovation will participate in an educational program adapted to the specific challenges of women in relation to entrepreneurship.

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Our numbers

2
Editions

100%
Survival Rate

20
Startups Accelerated

€5k
Total Dilutive Funding

€10k
Capital Raised

€5k
Total Non-Dilutive Funding

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Who can apply?

To be part of EWA you need:

  • To be a women entrepreneur with passion for the agrifood sector and a business idea

  • To be located in Portugal

  • To have founded the company a maximum of 2 years ago

  • To have received less than EUR 30,000 in public and private financing

  • Commit to participate in the program and participate in its events

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Diogo Ramalho

Project Manager

At the moment this program is not taking applications.

If you are interested in the next edition, please reach out.