2014 Thought For Food Challenge for Breakthrough Projects in Global Feeding (Win a Trip to Lisbon, Portugal)

Application Deadline: October 31st 2014

Cash Prizes for game  changing ideas! All finalists will win a Trip to the Thought for Food Global Summit in Lisbon and $500 to develop their ideas

The 2014 Thought For Food Challenge calls on the world’s best and brightest university students to form teams and develop breakthrough projects that address the global challenge of feeding 9 billion people by 2050.

In return, TFF provide cutting-edge learning tools and resources, world-class mentorship from rockstar experts, innovators and entrepreneurs, the chance to win a trip to the inspirational Thought For Food Global Summit as well as significant funding for your project. You’ll also join a growing global movement, comprised of friends and supporters who share your passion to make the world a better place.


  • The  Event  is  open  to  individuals  17  years  of  age  or  older  at  the  time  of   registration and  individuals  must  be  enrolled  in  a  university  study program  at  time  of  entry.
  •  In  order  to  participate,  teams  must  be  comprised  of at  least  3  and  no  more  than  5   current  university  students.
  •  Universities  may  enter  multiple  teams.
  • Teams  may  be  comprised  of  students  from  different  universities.




One Grand Prize winning team will receive a $10,000 grant for their project


One Runner Up team will receive a $5,000 grant for their project


10 Finalist teams will receive $500 to prototype their project




All participating teams get access to the TFF Design Lab and professional mentors representing a variety of fields of expertise.

Travel + Startup Bootcamp

The 10 Finalist teams will receive a trip to Lisbon, where they will take part in a custom program to acquire skills and tools that will propel their projects to the next level.

TFF Summit

Finalists will represent their university at the TFF Summit and pitch their ideas to a top-caliber judging panel.


All teams become part of the amazing TFF community of friends and supporters. They also have the chance for their ideas to gain worldwide attention by being profiled in our TFF video productions and by other media.


For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Thought For Food Challenge 


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