InnovAction Stage

Be the « InnovActor 2024 » and showcase your cutting-edge technologies 

Innovation plays a crucial role in driving progress within and around the European seed sector, driving advancements that are pivotal to addressing evolving challenges in agriculture and ensuring sustainable food production. The Euroseeds 2024 Congress launches the « Euroseeds2024 InnovAction Stage », a platform to showcase the latest innovations that have the potential to reshape the future of the seed industry in Europe and beyond.

Start-ups, SMEs and public-private partnerships are offered a unique opportunity to join an international competition and spotlight their latest cutting edge technologies, products, and services and to be selected as  »Euroseeds2024 InnovActor ».

At the heart of the InnovAction Stage is the opportunity for selected companies to deliver concise, impactful presentations lasting a maximum of 10 minutes, followed by a short interactive Q&A session of 15 minutes. These sessions will take place on a dedicated stage, seamlessly integrated into the congress’s exhibition and trade area, optimizing visibility and engagement for presenters and attendees alike.

Conditions for participation: Click to view

Which are the main steps?


The Euroseeds2024 InnovAction competition will exclusively focus on

  • Breeding research ;
  • Breeding technology ;
  • Genetics;
  • Bio- and breeding informatics ;
  • Tissue culture ;
  • Phenotyping (incl. metabolomics and proteomics);
  • Other technologies and products supporting plant breeding and variety development

Please note:

The next edition, the Euroseeds2025 InnovAction Stage (to be held in Edinburgh, will then focus on technologies, products and services related to seed production, quality assurance, seed treatments, packaging and logistics etc..

  • Start-ups
  • Spin-off
  • Research group
  • Individual entrepreneur;
  • Micro enterprise;
  • SME;
  • Other
  • Use case/application relevance for European plant breeding agriculture
  • Proof of concept
  • Test results available if possible
  • Prototype available if possible
  • For companies selected for the final presentation in Copenhagen

With more than 1300 attendees from all the leading European and international plant breeding, seed and seed related businesses, the Euroseeds Congress provides the ideal fertile ground to present new services and products, engage in conversations with potential partners and customers, and understand what political, regulatory and economic developments will drive the sector in the coming years. This is a great opportunity to meet your potential customers and partners of tomorrow! Click here to discover the Euroseeds Congress 2024

All selected companies will feature prominently on the Euroseeds2024 Congress website with their logos and information as of 01.08.2024 and have access to all relevant Congress information and the entire Congress venue and meetings.

  • The Euroseeds2024 InnovActor 

An independent jury will assess all presentations and select the winner of the competition and two runner-ups. These companies will be presented and feature prominently in a special closing event of the competition, to be held in the afternoon of Tuesday, 15.10.2024.

In addition, the winner, our Euroseeds2024 InnovActor, will receive a free registration to the Euroseeds2025 Congress, have a special video Interview with SeedWorld Europe, with coverage in magazine and on-line, and will be authorised to use the title of “Euroseeds2024 InnovActor” for communication and marketing purposes.

  • If your company is not selected

Well, in English they say « out with the old, in with the new »! And after all, we became aware of your innovation through your application and we will keep you in mind for eventual possibilities at the Euroseeds2025 Congress.

Application form

Interested companies need to fill in the application form by latest 15.06.2024!


Companies participating to the competition will be selected by an independent panel of experts by 15.07.2024;

All applicants will be informed about the status of their application by 01.08.2024.


Selected companies will be invited to present their innovation LIVE on the “Euroseeds2024 InnovAction Stage” during a set of dedicated sessions on 14. And 15. October 2024 during the Euroseeds 2024 Congress in Copenhagen.