Empowering Women in Agrifood Portugal, an EIT Food programme and implemented in collaborations with UPTEC & PWIT (Portuguese Women in Tech) , hosts 10 dedicated female entrepreneurs who have projects in the Agrifood sector, and 8 experienced mentors that are supporting them through a tailored programme starting this July 2023.
This 6 month programme consists of a variety of trainings, networking opportunities and a pitch day towards the end of the program that will award 2 prizes of €10,000 and €5,000 to two entrepreneurs. The overall goal is to enable and develop their business and projects in order to have sustainable long-term growth!
The EWA program also provides an inclusive environment for the entrepreneurs to explore and share their personal journey, support each other, and create synergies and strong bonds within the community!
Sarra Haribi who is developing her project in the M2PI was selected to be part of the EWA Programme in Portugal. Her project is creating an indoor hydroponics system that is practical to grow your own food from the comfort of your home but also aesthetically pleasing, including a online market offering all the necessary goods related to the system ; seeds, nutrient solution and spare parts.
- 31/07/2023 12:00 am
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