Food & Hospitality Vertical

The Food & Hospitality Vertical aims to offer specific support to start-ups active in the nutrition and hospitality sectors.

Divided into two distinct programmes, the Vertical Food & Hospitality offers a specific programme for digital start-ups, Food & Hospitality by EHL, as well as the FIT Food Tech launched in association with Nestlé, designed to encourage collaboration and investment between food industry companies and start-ups from the local innovation ecosystem.


 

FIT Food Tech

This programme aims to help start-ups with an innovative technological solution who want to collaborate with a leader in their field, Nestlé. Companies active in areas such as food products, personalised food or sustainable packaging are particularly welcome in the FIT Food Tech.

Food & Hospitality by EHL

This programme is thrilled to support digital talent and start-ups that provide solutions to key challenges for the wider Food & Hospitality industries including the travel and entertainment sectors. The selected companies will be able to join the 20+ start-ups already in the EHL Innovation Village.

For whom?

Start-ups based on technological innovations active in the fields of food and nutrition

For whom?

Start-ups based on digital innovations active in the fields of food and hospitality in the broad sense

Which amount?

A loan of CHF 100'000 with the possibility of Nestlé taking an equity stake in the start-up

Which amount?

Between CHF 20'000, 50'000 or 200'000 depending on the type of support

Where must my start-up be based?

In Western Switzerland

Where must my start-up be based?

At the EHL Innovation Village