Make it possible...

We like to get in touch with people who are leaders in food and agri, innovative thinkers and focused investors. Our partners and supporters make it possible to develop F&A Next into a sustainable, long-term high quality initiative.

Rabobank is world leader in food & agri, with a dedicated strategy which contributes to the economic success of its clients and the communities in which they operate while also helping to feed the world sustainably.
Wageningen University & Research is one of the world’s top-ranked universities in the fields of agriculture, food science and forestry. Its mission is ‘to explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life’.
Anterra Capital is the international agrifood Venture Capital firm that backs entrepreneurs who are building a healthier food system. Backed by leading LPs, Anterra looks to catalyze transformation with a world class network, financial flexibility and patient capital.
StartLife is Europe’s longest running and leading agrifoodtech accelerator. Its mission to accelerate the development of early-stage startups that shape a sustainable food system with breakthrough technologies in the domain of agriculture and food.
In 2050 the food system needs to offer food security to 10 billion people worldwide—tasty, affordable, healthy food produced with respect for animals and our planet. As a Practice Leader, Foodvalley NL guides parties from thoughts and ambitions into practice. As an independent organisation, we drive collective action with frontrunners across sectors and countries. We provide access to the right people, financial resources, shared facilities and best practices. The result: viable businesses and new healthy sustainable sectors. Join the journey, shaping the future of food together.
Invest-NL is an impact investor committed to businesses and projects that will make the Netherlands more sustainable and innovative. Its focus lies on carbon-neutral and circular economy and on innovative, fast-growing companies, or scale-ups. Invest-NL supports innovative entrepreneurs through financing and advice according to one simple principle: impact is our goal, return is our means.
The Government of Canada helps Canadian companies expand and succeed internationally. We provide export assistance, negotiate and administer trade agreements, promote Canada as a dynamic place in which to invest and do business, and enhance Canada's science and technology competitiveness and prosperity. The Netherlands remains one of Canada's largest export markets, it is a large source of investment into Canada and an important innovation-intense economy. Canada's low tax environment, exceptional business services value chain and multilingual talent, make it one of the best places to establish a North American business.
Enterprise Singapore is the government agency championing enterprise development. We work with committed companies to build capabilities, innovate and internationalise. We also support the growth of Singapore as a hub for global trading and startups, and build trust in Singapore’s products and services through quality and standards.
ICL Planet is the vehicle in which ICL chooses to work with innovative companies, synergize with their novelty, and short-cut their way to global play. We offer a unique flexible hybrid innovation model that uses various startup incubator and accelerator elements to synergize ICL’s resources, expertise, mentorship, and infrastructure with early-stage innovative AgTech and FoodTech startups with the goal to make an impact in the world we live in and in the AgriFood Tech ecosystem.
Our mission is to unlock the full potential of plants in a transparent and circular way and to convert them into valuable, sustainable solutions. Our vision The Plant Positive Way is based on the foundation of almost 125 years of Cosun's history in the successful valorization of arable crops in a divers portfolio of products with added value.
EIT Food is the world's largest and most dynamic food innovation community. We accelerate innovation to build a future-fit food system that produces healthy and sustainable food for all. Supported by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), a body of the European Union, we invest in projects, organisations and individuals that share our goals for a healthy and sustainable food system.
Oost NL, Development Agency East Netherlands. Our social mission is to contribute to sustainable and healthy transitions. We work with partners to strengthen East Netherlands' powerful innovation themes of food, health, tech, energy and circular. We invest in innovative companies using public funds, support their development, and connect the region with national/international players. We are dedicated to social and economic impact and commissioned by Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate, provinces of Gelderland and Overijssel.
Evera creates, by using innovative technologies, clean-label, plant-based and natural beyond nature ingredients for all kinds of industries around the world to develop healthier and more sustainable products. Our 100% natural portfolio includes innovative texture enhancers for replacing texturizers/stabilizers & emulsifiers, fiber boosting and orange FTNF’s for enhancing taste and freshness. Like Citrosuco, Evera is focused on generating sustainable value. All raw materials come from SAI Platform certified orange farms, ensuring traceability and sustainable origin.
The German AgriFood Alliance is an association of German startups, high-tech incubators, and research drivers in the German agrifood and biotech scene. We stand for innovations along the food value chain. Together we are committed to future-proof nutrition and climate-positive agriculture.
Quantis is a global sustainability consultancy pioneering approaches to solve critical environmental challenges. Quantis’ unique approach combines deep environmental expertise, strategic business knowledge, and enterprise transformation skills to help organizations shape policies, practices and business models that align with the planet’s capacity while unlocking innovation and optimizing performance. Quantis is a key partner in inspiring sustainable change on global scale.
Blue Ocean Xlerator (BOX) NV is a private incubator/accelerator, based in Wageningen, The Netherlands. BOX has a long and successful track record in value creation based on innovative technologies. BOX operates in the fields of ag tech, food technology and life sciences. TOP BV is their subsidiary company for Research and Development in the domain of food technology.
Horticoop invest in companies at various stages of maturity that are transforming Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA). We don't just write checks. We connect our 400 members and businesses, stimulating collaboration and innovation. This is a marathon, not a sprint. Our long term investments, knowledge, reputation, and network makes Horticoop well positioned to reach our goal: a healthy future for CEA.
PeakBridge is a global fund manager that invests in scalable, ESG-positive companies in the Agri-FoodTech sector. PeakBridge supports entrepreneurs innovating in key areas such as ingredient innovations, alternative protein technologies, digitization, nutrition and health, and novel farming systems. PeakBridge is a core member of EIT Food and partner of Edmond de Rothschild Private Equity.
Astanor Ventures is an impact investor that backs ambitious entrepreneurs across the world with disruptive, scalable solutions that will create systemic change across the agrifood value chain, from soil to gut. Astanor partners with founders who are committed to restoring balance and sustainability to the land and oceans, prioritizing nature and culture, nurturing change and feeding growth.
The future of food is plant-based, and it tastes incredible. We’re leading the way when it comes to creating delicious, natural and nutritious foods that people want to eat and chefs want to cook with. We’re the world’s largest plant-based consumer product company. History doesn’t hold us back, in fact it’s what makes us unique. We’re the future of food!
As one of the world’s largest nutrition companies, ADM is a leader in both human and animal nutrition. We unlock the power of nature and transform crops into ingredients and solutions for foods, beverages and supplements for people all around the world, and we provide a complete range of solutions and services for livestock, aquaculture and pets.
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