VIDA Awards Ceremony 2020 I FEB 6 | Prague (Czech Republic)

The VIDA Awards Ceremony Event 2020 will be hosted by the local VIDA partner Nanoprogress. The event will take place in CzechInvest - Agentura pro podporu podnikání a investic (Prague) on 6th of February 2020. The ceremony will be organised in order to present, award and contract the SMEs that have proposed new and highly innovative

VIDA success stories: Awarded demonstration voucher projects in the 1st call

VIDA has awarded 8 Demonstration Voucher projects in the First Open Call that was opened between February 1st and April 30th, 2019. During the VIDA Webinars we introduced some of the success stories whose presentations you can find below. Thus, some of the VIDA Beneficiaries have prepared the VIDA Beneficiary Snapshots also presented below. We


VIDA – Value added Innovation in fooD chAins aims to boost the innovation in the agro-food value chains through innovative solutions that enhance the water-energy efficiency using Key Enabling Technologies (KETs). Read more. VIDA provides three different funding schemes for the SMEs that aims to collaborate in the development of technological solutions for resources efficiency.


The Second Call for the VIDA Demonstration Voucher has opened August 1st, 2019. VIDA Demonstration Voucher (DV) provides financial support to small and medium-sized enterprizes (SME) in the food, water, energy or KET-sector to fund the demonstration of innovative solutions towards resource efficient food processing. The DV are meant to address one common challenge of minimizing resource consumption in the industrial food chain. The key

VIDA International Brokerage Event I SEP 12 (2019) I MILAN

VIDA international Brokerage Event 2019 will be hosted by VIDA partner and will take place at the Via Chiaravalle 8 – Sala Falck, in Milan on September 12th, between 9.15 and 16.00. VIDA - Value-added Innovation in fooD chAins aims to drive Europe’s global competitiveness and economic development by bringing together a food-energy-water nexus in

VIDA awards 19 projects and to 34 SMEs

Representatives of awarded projects together with Francisca Medina (CEW) and Milena Stoyanova-Colas (EASME).   From February 1st 2019 until January 3rd 2020 the Value-added Innovation in fooD chain – VIDA project is actively promoting a funding opportunity for the European clusters and SMEs interested in providing innovative technological solutions for agri-food value chain and resource efficiency uptake, such as

VIDA Awards Ceremony I JULY 10 (2019) I Copenhagen (Denmark)

VIDA would like to invite you to joining VIDA Awards Ceremony that will be hosted by VIDA partner CLEAN and will take place at the Copenhagen City Hall on the 10th of July, 2019, between 13.00 and 17.00. The ceremony is organised in order to present, award and contract the projects that have developed new and highly innovative cross-sectoral

Webinar: Sustainable farming – waste management and energy efficiency | JUL 2 | 10.00 – 11.00

Webinar: Sustainable farming — waste management and energy efficiency | JULY 2 | 10.00 – 11.00 (CET) Co-facilitated by partners: Lombardy Energy Cleantech Cluster (LE2C) and ZINNAE. Speaker SME: Costantino Papadakis from KAPA engineering. VIDA – Value added Innovation in fooD chAins, aims to accelerate the implementation of new solutions in the food sector which improve

VIDA Voucher Scheme

VIDA aims to accelerate the implementation of new solutions (preferably key enabling technologies) in the food sector which improve the usage of water and energy with the ambition to reduce losses and consumption. VIDA has three different types of funding vouchers to support small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) seeking new resource efficient solutions. The Innovation

Innovation challenges & funding support

VIDA Challenges enlisted below present the examples and not an exhaustive list. Some additional resource efficiency challenges in the agrifood sector may be also considered eligible. For more information, you can check VIDA Terms and Conditions and if in any doubt, do contact us. Food Sector Resource efficiency challenges Fish Farming Decontamination, closingloops Sustainable Farming