As major universities look to spin-out and license key discoveries, global food and pharma businesses open up venture funds and external innovation programs and incubators to draw innovative entrepreneurs into their orbit – there are rich pickings for probiotic, prebiotic, and microbiome pioneers in search of money, experience and a global platform for their ideas. But how can you win in a competitive environment?

NutraIngredients is on the hunt for entrepreneurial consumer-facing, science or technology based start-ups to join them at Probiota in Copenhagen, February 2025.

If selected as a Probiota Pioneer by our scientific and editorial panel you will receive:

• A full delegate place giving you access to the full programme including all presentations and networking sessions – your chance to connect with some of the biggest names in pre and probiotics and the microbiome

• A place on the event programme taking part in the pioneers panel live on stage

• Your business banding on the Pioneers Hub situated within the networking area at the summit, giving you a base to network from or meet new connections

• Coverage in NutraIngredients including preview articles and your opportunity to appear in multimedia coverage of the event.

All you need to do is complete a simple entry form with your company information and submit your entry before Friday, 18th October 2024 .



It is FREE to enter and to be eligible all companies must:

  • Have been founded in the past 5 years.
  • Be ‘independently owned’. This is defined as a business that is substantially owned by its founders and/or a group of independent investors; is not quoted on AIM or any other stock market; and is not a subsidiary or associated company of another business. 

Our Probiota Pioneers Alumini