Danish Gastro & Foodtech Startup Competition 2024

Once again, we want to find and recognize the best startups within the Danish gastro and foodtech scene. You can either nominate a startup for this award, or you can register your own startup below. After the nomination deadline, 4 finalists will selected and receive free tickets to this years TechBBQ, where they will pitch in front of a selected jury, investors and thousands of participants to showcase their solution on September 12th 2024

See a short video from the award show last year (2023)

The Purpose – maintain our leading position in gastronomy and technology in Denmark:


This competition and award show was established during the Covid pandemic with many unprecedented challenges, difficulties and restrictions for the Danish food sector and startups. This competition was a beacon of hope and resilience, in order to gather and strengthen the Danish food sector and to celebrate our amazing food entrepreneurs with a award show/competition. 


This local competition is part of a global movement, where each local winner will also get a chance to compete against other country winners.  




Previous winners – Food startup of the year 


2021 – DRYK

2022 – Mimic Seafood

2023 – Økoskabet

2024 – TBA

Nominate or register your startup here below:
July 1st 2024


Link to Nomination form: Danish Gastro & FoodTech of the year 2024

Why Participate as a startup?


Showcase your product and startup in front of industry leaders, investors and potential customers. 


Free tickets to TechBBQ to explore new business and networking opportunities.


A chance to be recognized as the best Food Startup in Denmark.


Invitation to VIP dinner with industry leaders, sponsors, other startups and organizers.  


Win local prizes from sponsors



– The startup has a validated MVP or proof of concept in the Danish gastronomy, food or foodtech area.


– The startup is either located or founded in Denmark.


– The startup is under 5 years old.

Important Dates:


– Nomination Deadline: July 1st, 2024


– Finalist announcement: July 12, 2024


– Award show/pitch: September 12, 2024 (15:00-16:00)

Who deserves to be the best Danish food startup of the year 2024?