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Here you find a number of submitted nominations that are eligible but have not yet entered the jury assessment process:

Please note that this is not an exhaustive list.

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"Putting the carbon back in the sink"
20×20
Latin America
"Creating new technology feed supplements with molasses for ruminants"
4 Season Company
Australia
"Disrupting traditional supply chains by building vertical farms on major distribution routes and near population centers"
AeroFarms
United States
"An association that aims to promote regenerative agriculture in the food industry"
Agricultura Regeneratio
Switzerland
"Creates crops that can thrive in saltwater while building floating ocean farms"
Agrisea
United Kingdom
"Developing an e-tool for carbon footprints - making it easier for consumers to make climate-smart decisions"
AgroRegal
Bulgaria
"A soilless system that allows farmers to grow food crops with significantly less water"
Airponix
United Kingdom
"An indoor vertical ecosystem treating wastewater while providing plants with sufficient nutrients"
alchemia-nova
Austria
"Turns algal blooms into everything from surfboards to shoes"
Algix
United States
"Developing technologies and management systems that enable sustainable and efficient production of seaweed"
ANCIENT MARINER
United States
"The edible spray that makes fruits and veggies last longer"
Apeel
United States
"Bringing agriculture back to the city with a vertical soilless plant cultivation platform based on lego-like pieces"
Aponix
Germany
"Technology that traps water droplets like a spider’s web and stores them for future use"
Aqualonis
Germany
"Collects and catalogues small-scale quality products that are connected to cultures, history and traditions around the world"
Ark of Taste
International
"Deconstructing coffee and creating a low-impact, molecular cup of java"
Atomo
United States
"A plant-based alternative to minced meat, made from sweet lupin, broad bean and field pea"
Axfoundation
Sweden
"Creates moisture-retaining biofertilizers from agricultural waste to conserve Egypt's precious water resources"
Baramoda
Egypt
"Assisting people to change the way they eat to become more sustainable while increasing their sense of well-being"
BeChange
Sweden
"A new urban farming modular wicking bed system to accelerate and expand Australia’s urban food growing capacity"
Biofilta
Australia
"From invasive menace to nutritious animal feed"
Biofit
Kenya
"Training small-scale farmers and analyzing soils to enhance soil fertility and sustainable farming across South Africa"
Biological Systems Laboratory
South Africa
"Converting excess energy and CO2 from buildings into plant biomass grown on location"
Bios
Portugal
"Helping farmers increase their income through ecologically sustainable methods and reduction of food waste in mango production"
Biovision Foundation for Ecological Development
Switzerland
"A tool to link farming and agriculture with restaurants - giving unemployed chefs due to the pandemic a chance to plant their own kitchen garden"
Blue Hill at Stone Barns – Kitchen Farming Project
United States
"Producing seafood products directly from fish cells in cellular aquaculture"
BlueNalu
United States
"Weaning the world off of palm oil"
C16 Biosciences
United States
"Beefing up cultured meat"
Cell Farm
Argentina
"Growing trees and vegetables using Biochar made from organic waste residue, trapping CO2 while improving soil fertility"
Circle Carbon S.L.
Sweden
"Uses satellite data and artificial intelligence to help predict how much water farmers should provide to their crops"
ConserWater
United States
"An initiative to use food as a tool to address the climate crisis and other environmental challenges"
Cooking Sections’ CLIMAVORE project
United Kingdom
"Bringing food experts, politicians, local authorities and citizens together to exchange ideas and reshape the future of food"
COOS
Switzerland
"People-centered marine conservation for food security"
Coral Triangle Initiative
International
"Reviving neglected crops for more nutritious food"
Crops For the Future (CFF)
Malaysia
"Diet for a Green Planet – a food concept that promotes creativity, healthy diets and environmentally sound food production"
Destination Södertälje, Södertälje municipality / BERAS International Foundation
Sweden
"A public-private partnership focused on water efficiency in the food industry"
DRIP
Denmark
"Artificial intelligence-assisted farm management service for grain producers, which combines technology with decades of on-field experience of agronomists"
eAgronom
Estonia
"New tools for chefs makes it easy to measure, track and reduce the environmental impact of restaurants"
Eaternity
Switzerland
"New technology for producing vegetables and fruits using resources from household wastewater, replacing synthetic fertilizers"
Ecocycle
Sweden
"Aiming to restore the humate soil layer in arable land in Africa and the world"
Ecofarma Southern Africa Pty LTD
South Africa
"Creating an ecosystem services market that incentivizes farmers to improve soil health and build agricultural systems that benefit society"
Ecosystem Services Market Consortium (ESMC)
United States
"Drying and transform food by-products into new products for feed and food ingredients"
EKONEK SL
Spain
"Developing industrial-scale solutions to produce a CO2-free ammonia fertilizer based on renewable hydrogen"
ENGIE and Yara
United Kingdom
"Developing a new closed and automated cricket farming system, adapted for farming in every climatic zone"
EntoCube
Finland
"Advocates a circular food system with new strategies and policies to tackle the issues of food waste"
Feedback
United Kingdom
"Empowering healthcare professionals around the world to connect the dots between agriculture, nutrition, and health to accelerate the transition to a sustainable food system"
Food + Planet
United States
"Shaping food habits of the future generation, an educational program that teaches kids the importance of healthy and sustainable food choices"
Food Heroes
United States
"Food Made Good is an initiative that aims to help more restaurants operate sustainably with three focus areas: sourcing, society, and environment"
Food Made Good
Hong Kong
"An impact accelerator for food and agriculture entrepreneurs that support early-stage solutions that can transform the food system"
Food System 6
United States
"A knowledge exchange platform supporting artistic works to co-create a future food culture"
Foodculture days
Switzerland
"Feeding cows pink seaweed to help curb greenhouse gas emissions"
Future Feed
Australia
"A digital platform to educate people about food, where it’s from, who made it, and empower them to make informed decisions about what to buy"
GAIA
United Kingdom
"A system for land-based fish farming to integrate with crop production"
Gårdsfisk
Sweden
"An online tool that helps restaurants, caterers and events to measure and manage the climate impact of the food served"
GiantLeaps
Netherlands
"Ensuring the long-term conservation and availability of crop diversity for food and nutritional security worldwide"
Global Crop Diversity Trust
Italy
"Using Nordic oats, fava beans and yellow peas to create not only a sustainable, but also a nutritious plant-based protein"
Gold&Green Foods
Finland
"The underwater farms that aim to save the oceans"
Green Wave
United States
"Reducing the climate impact of ruminant animal production by making scalable Asparagopsis seaweed farming a reality"
Greener Grazing
Vietnam
"An on-farm system that produces biogas and fertilizer while reducing the demand for water by 80%"
GreenHeat
Uganda
"A way to grow food in deserts by forming a protective cocoon around plants"
Groasis
Netherlands
"Changing the way baby food is produced, using organic and vegan ingredients and high-pressure processing that makes nutrients bioavailable"
grogro
Norway
"Measuring food nutrient density to understand soil quality and create a food quality standard that relates to ecosystem health"
Growing Real Food for Nutrition (Grffn)
United Kingdom
"Developing and promoting new varieties of staple food crops with higher amounts of essential vitamins through biofortification to improve nutrition and public health"
HarvestPlus – IFPRI
United States
"Strives to mobilize and support hospitals and healthcare systems to implement ecologically sound and healthy food alternatives to traditional healthcare"
Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) Europe
Netherlands
"A new system of food plant production where riparian and dryland plants are grown in floating fields on rivers, lakes and canals"
HELP International
Canada
"A new way to speed-breed 'super crops,' resilient to climate change"
Hickey Lab
Australia
"Building residential, commercial and industrial buildings with new technology, alternative energy and sewage treatment systems combined with food production"
Home2Live
Norway
"Producing nutritious plant-based tuna and salmon to restaurants and groceries"
Hooked Seafood
Sweden
"Monitors soil tension to understand when crops need to be watered – and when they don’t"
Hortau
United States
"Developing fully automated hydroponic greenhouses for year-round organic production"
HydroCopia
United States
"Providing customers with fresh vegetables, berries and greens all year round using innovative technologies in urban farming"
iFarm
Finland
"A go-to-market platform for developing and delivering plant-based meat & dairy-alternative products in Sub-Saharan Africa"
Infinite Foods
South Africa
"An app that helps families to reduce their food waste and to eat healthier"
IngredientMatcher – Ingmar
Sweden
"Reducing food waste through sensor-based food labels that monitor freshness in real-time"
Innoscentia
Sweden
"Farming nutritious sweet potato varieties to safeguard healthier diets for the world’s poor and fight malnutrition"
International Potato Center (CIP)
Peru
"Encouraging the protection of natural forest and wildlife by farming edible nutritious crickets"
IPSIO collaborative, Entomo Farms
Madagascar
"Making the drying up Cauvery river flow again by planting trees and adopting agroforestry"
Isha Outreach – Cauvery Calling
India
"A 185.000 ha forest restoration project combined with food and fuel production, water cycle restoration and freshwater provision"
ITCI – International Timber Corporation Indonesia
Indonesia
"Bringing back the Parisienne tradition of underground urban mushroom farming"
La Caverne
France
"Creating conditions for sustainable primary production with increased yields, while reducing climate impact"
Lantmännen- “Farming of the future”
Sweden
"Accelerate the food transition by identifying, analyzing and replicating successful sustainable models and supporting entrepreneurs"
Let’s Food organization
France
"Bringing the concept of outdoors indoors – a digitalized hydroponic vertical farming system"
Ljusgårda AB
Sweden
"A knowledge platform for agricultural biodiversity"
M S Swaminathan Research Foundation
India
"An open-sourced solution platform to help farmers develop regenerative agriculture for locally produced healthy food"
Mad Agriculture
United States
"Increasing soil organic carbon in some of the world's oldest soils in order to improve water conservation, increase drought resilience, and sequester carbon "
Mars Petcare Asia Pacific
Australia
"Revitalizing rice diversity in uncertain times"
MASIPAG
Philippines
"A hydrogel film that enables farmers to grow food in deserts and over polluted soils"
Mebiol
Japan
"Growing Omega-3 rich microalgae from whisky by-products – reducing pressure on wild fish stocks"
MiAlgae
United Kingdom
"Uses a closed-loop on-farm system that treats aquaculture wastewater and turns it into animal feed – and clean water"
MicroTERRA
Mexico
"A temperature-sensitive indicator label for food freshness. Helping consumers reduces food waste by showing them when food actually spoils"
Mimica
United Kingdom
"Promyc is a new fungi-based food ingredient produced by upcycling side streams and by-products from the food system using fermentation"
Mycorena AB
Sweden
"Hacking the fertilizer value chain"
N2
Norway
"Re-engineering fruit and vegetable waste into a range of food, health, and cosmetic products"
Nature Preserve
Denmark
"Using extremely tough microbes to produce a sustainable source of complete protein"
Nature’s Fynd
United States
"A network that strives to make vegetable food the natural choice, from the field to the plate"
Next Food Chain
Belgium
"Helping rural farmers reduce agricultural wastes through storage, preservation, access to markets and sustainable waste management "
Nexus Farm Solutions
Nigeria
"An online grocery store where customers can buy directly from small-scale local producers"
Noah International AB
Sweden
"Gathering skillsets from different companies under one umbrella to offer potential customers end to end set of food production programs"
Nordic ECO-innovations
Finland
"Building a sustainable grain system by connecting regional farms, mills and malthouses"
Northeast Grainshed
United States
"Using insects to bio-transform food waste to create natural fertilizers, food and animal feed"
Nutrinsect
Italy
"Identifying genes to create biofortified rice with increased content of vitamin A and minerals such as iron and zinc"
Pardis Biotechnology
Iran
"Recycling nutrients and heat from wastewater treatment to grow tropical fruits"
Perlemax
United Kingdom
"A new way to produce calcium phosphate-based fertilizers from by-products of the fishing industry"
PhosFATE
Italy
"Raising awareness about the role of food in promoting good health and preventing and treating disease"
Physicians Association for Nutrition (PAN)
Germany
"An app that helps people plan, shop and cook more plant-based meals on an everyday basis"
Plantry
Sweden
"Converting food and agricultural waste into environmentally friendly products that replace fossil-based plastics"
PlasticFri AB
Sweden
"Growing food for the local community close to the North Pole, using local resources, new farming technologies and circular principles"
Polar Permaculture
United States
"Back to the future potato breeding for a turbulent world"
Potato Park
Peru
"A blended model that will merge cost-effective mobile services and behavioral strategies to enhance agricultural productivity and resilience"
Precision Agriculture for Development (PAD) & Rare
United States
"Nudging the retail and foodservice market for a wider selection of plant-based options"
ProVeg – The one ingredient project
Germany
"An accelerator program to reshape the future of food, supporting startups that are replacing animal-based food"
ProVeg Incubator
Germany
"A scalable system that will recover resources from wastewater and use them for urban food production"
Purdue University Wastewater Recovery Team
United States
"Mining waste for urban nutrients closing the loop to secure agricultural productivity and reduce water pollution"
Ragn-Sells
Sweden
"Recycling commercial buildings' surplus resources for low-impact urban farming"
Refarmed
Denmark
"Creating neighborhoods that will generate their own power and grow their own sustainable and healthy food"
ReGen Villages
Netherlands
"Promoting agroecological farming through training, new technologies and digital networks"
Regrowth S.r.l.s
Italy
"Connecting urban consumers with farmers through easier access to locally produced food"
REKO
Finland
"A circular design initiative to reallocate food surpluses and create sustainable and nutritious meals"
Restauranglabbet // The Restaurant Lab
Sweden
"Empower producers, businesses and consumers to participate in and build local, circular, and regenerative networks"
Resyn
Canada
"The "vegan pork" that can combat climate change and disease outbreaks"
Right Treat
China
"Inspiring small-scale farmers to transform their agricultural practices and apply a ‘No Till’- method of farming in rice fields"
Saguna Rural Foundation
India
"Converting human waste to fertilizer and animal feed for commercial and smallholder farms"
Sanergy
Kenya
"Large-scale grasslands regeneration addressing the challenges with desertification, climate change, and food and water insecurity globally"
Savory Institute
Zimbabwe
"Exploring the oceans hidden treasures in order to find new sustainable seafood alternatives"
Scary Seafood
"The Senegalese U-turn: A nation-wide transition from chemical-intensive to agroecological farming"
Senegalese Government Strategy
Senegal
"Making use of abandoned and unused land by connecting land owners and landless farmers"
Shared Earth
United States
"A digital innovation hub of community resources, incentives and growing solutions that guides people to new places for agriculture"
SkyFarms.io
Netherlands
"A Plug & Plant aeroponics technology system using algorithms to detect deficiencies and diseases and analyzing plant growth"
Smart Farming Systems
France
"Treats human waste and transforms it into compost which is sold to support agriculture, reforestation, and climate change mitigation efforts in Haiti"
SOIL
Haiti
"Safeguarding and enhancing the vitality and productivity of soil through scientific research"
Soil Health Institute
United States
"A high-tech solution that mimics nature by capturing CO2 from air and converting it to edibles"
Solar Foods
Finland
"Generates fresh water by utilizing the concentrating power of sunlight"
Solar Water
United Kingdom
"A new bioprocessing system that turns grass and clover into digestible protein and sucrose"
SRUC – Scotland’s Rural College
United Kingdom
"Promoting resource-use efficiency and climate change resilience in rice systems – on-farm and throughout the value chains"
Sustainable Rice Platform (SRP)
Thailand
"Designing a platform that allows companies and organizations to pay farmers for actions that help restore the carbon cycle"
Svensk Kolinlagring
Sweden
"Plant breeding perennial cereal grain crops to reverse climate change and secure food production"
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences – Department of Plant Biology, Westerbergh research group
Sweden
"Promotes sustainable farming practices in the rural communities in one of the most biodiverse places on earth"
Talamanca Initiative
Costa Rica
"Supports student innovation and entrepreneurship by training the next generation of engineers to think and act systemically and sustainably when it comes to food systems"
Technical University of Denmark – Skylab FoodLab
Denmark
"A tool to measure and boost the agricultural biodiversity of nations"
The Agrobiodiversity Index
International
"High-tech and indigenous knowledge for biodiversity-driven food security"
The Amazon Third Way Initiative
Brazil
"Converting thousands of public kitchens in Denmark to cook healthier, climate-friendly and organic meals"
The Copenhagen Model
Denmark
"A learning and collaborative action-research initiative contributing to sustainable agriculture and healthy food"
The European Learning Plaza & Society for Organizational Learning
Spain
"Developing sustainable local food growing projects with revenue from the installment of solar panels"
The Feeding Tariff
United Kingdom
"Keeping rainforests and biodiversity intact by replacing slash and burn farming with ‘Inga Alley Cropping’"
The Inga Foundation
United Kingdom
"Using a wide range of perennial crop species to develop agroecosystems that resemble the natural ecosystems they replaced"
The Land Institute
United States
"The retailer that decided to help save the bees"
The Morrisons’ ‘Project Pollinator’
United Kingdom
"Supporting people to create new orchards with agroecolog and restoring existing ones back to health"
The Orchard Project
United Kingdom
"Utilizing unused underground spaces for urban farming with aquaponics"
The Swiss Center for Applied Underground Technologies (SCAUT)
Switzerland
"Aiming to enhance vertical farming in cities to bring agriculture back into everyday urban life"
The Vertical Farm Institute
Austria
"A Social Impact Company fighting food waste, whose B2C app is a marketplace for surplus food"
Too Good To Go
Denmark
"An extensive agricultural training program that provides training, seeds, tools, and materials for farmers"
TREES for the Future
United States
"Combining local coffee production and forest conservation in a biosphere reserve"
UNESCO Kafa Biosphere Reserve
Ethiopia
"Creating resilient food systems through ecological and regenerative design"
United Designers
United States
"Bringing together global, urban, and rural perspectives - re-designing higher education programs to train future food system leaders"
University of Washington
United States
"A newly developed plant-based substitute for meat created from excess produce"
Unlimeat
South Korea
"A feed supplement made from red seaweed that reduces methane gas emissions from cows"
Volta Greentech
Sweden
"Micro factories that produce beverages, purifies and remineralizes any source water limiting the usage of plastic, transportation, and CO2"
Wayout International AB
Sweden
"Reducing food waste by instantly matching farmers to buyers and cutting out the middlemen"
Wikifarmer
Greece
"An AI-enabled tool that helps kitchen staff automatically track food waste"
Winnow
International
"A science based cookbook on biocultural biodiversity"
With Our Own Hands
Tajikistan
"Collects, conserves and distributes a diverse collection of agroforestry trees"
World Agroforestry, ICRAF Genetic Resources Unit
International
"Collecting and conserving seeds of vegetable crop plants, as well as their wild relatives, to safeguard genetic resources that can handle climate change "
World Vegetable Center
Taiwan
"Bringing businesses, governments, and citizens together to address systemic challenges in the food system and reducing food waste"
WRAP
United Kingdom
"An online marketplace where food suppliers who have quality surplus food can connect with buyers in the food industry"
Yume Food
Australia
"Promoting and funding regenerative agriculture through restaurants – restoring the climate one meal at a time"
Zero Foodprint
United States
"An Integral Gastronomy Center with a restaurant, greenhouse and coconut oil production, aiming to preserve biodiversity"
Zotea
Colombia