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The Bavarian AgriChallenge 

Your Launchpad to Europe's AgTech Scene

The Bavarian AgriChallenge is a unique opportunity for Israeli startups to provide innovative solutions  to Germany's agricultural challenges and to enter the European market

Registration is now closed.

Virtual Demo Day.

Eight promising Israeli startups will present their innovative solutions to Germany's pressing agricultural challenges.

September 6, 2023 | 10:00-11:30


Business Trip to Bavaria

Embark on a fully arranged business roadshow to Bavaria, including flight and hotels and meet corporates, farmers and potential clients.

Industry Immersion 

Meet and learn from ecosystem industry experts like TUM Venture Labs, EIT Food and KNeDL.


Animal Welfare & Emissions

Balance enhanced animal welfare with lower livestock emissions.


Solutions for dealing with altered precipitation quantity and distribution.

Biodiversity for intensively used land

Promote biodiversity in intensively used agricultural lands.

Fertilization & Crop Protection

Environmentally friendly methods for fertilization and plant protection.

Protection against wild animals 

Solutions for wildlife protection, particularly wolves, beavers, otters and rooksands.

Mountaineous Landscape

Challenge partners and judges.

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Magdalena Eisenmann

Chairwoman of the Bavarian Young Farmers Association

Bayerische Jungbauernschaft

A youth association representing around 20,000 young farmers from rural regions of Bavaria, working to preserve and shape agriculture and rural areas for young people.

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Roman Werner

Managing Director,

TUM Venture Lab FAB

Breeding ground for business ideas in the fields of agriculture, food technology and biotechnology at TU Munich, providing academic support, space and technical infrastructure.

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Dr. Johannes Knubben

Head of Sustainability, HiPP GmbH & Co. Vertrieb KG


A fourth-generation family-run manufacturer of organic baby food with global sales of around €1 billion euro, headquartered in Bavaria.


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Haim Piratinskiy

Head of Israel Innovation and Technology


Festo is developing advanced components for manufacturing, agritech and foodtech industries

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Friederike Wagner

Entrepreneurship Facilitator, 
EIT Food

EIT Food

The world’s largest and most dynamic agri-food innovation community, aiming to build a future-fit agri-food system that produces healthy and sustainable food for all.

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Philipp Gloning, Forstoberrat

Surrogate of the division for research and innovation

The Bavarian State Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Forestry

Part of the Bavarian state government, working to future-proof agriculture, forestry and food in Bavaria for society and the rural area.

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Christian Metz

Head of Digital Farming Network, KNeDL


The Competence Network Digital Agriculture Bavaria (KNeDL) is an open and interdisciplinary platform for innovative and competitive agriculture. 


June 8th, 2023

Challenge launch

July 26th, 2023

Registration deadline

August, 2023


September 6th, 2023

Pitch day

November, 2023

Winner announcement

Registration is now closed.

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