The XPRIZE Feed the Next Billion is a competition that will incentivize teams from around the world to produce chicken breast or fish fillet alternatives that replicate or outperform conventional chicken and fish in: access, environmental sustainability, animal welfare, nutrition and health, as well as taste and texture.
28 Apr 2021
Semifinalist Teams will split a prize purse of $500,000 (USD) to help offset costs associated with early solution development and for upcoming travel to Semifinal Testing locations.
Up to ten Finalist Teams will split a prize purse of $2,500,000 (USD) and proceed to Final Testing.
A Grand Prize Purse of $10,000,000 (USD) will be awarded to the teams whose solutions receive the highest scores following the final round of the competition.
A Bonus Prize of $2,000,000 (USD) will be given to the team that consistently produces multiple units of animal-origin-free growth media at the lowest production cost.
Note: A registration fee of $1,000 (USD) is required.
OTHER KEY DATES
February 17, 2021: Early Registration deadline. After this date the registration fee increases to $1,500 (USD).
Note that while some organisers may accept applications from all around the world, you may still be required to travel to the host country in order to take part in the later stages of a competition for instance, or you may be required to live there for a period of time to take part in a funded programme (e.g. scholarship, incubator, accelerator).
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