THIS FOODSHOT SEEKS TO INVEST IN AND CATALYZE THE DEVELOPMENT OF AND ACCESS TO NUTRIENT-DENSE AND
OPTIMIZED BIOACTIVE FOODS SUPPORTING BRAIN, IMMUNE SYSTEM, CARDIOVASCULAR, METABOLIC, AND GUT HEALTH;
WHILE ALSO TAKING INTO ACCOUNT PRODUCTION PRACTICES TO PROTECT HUMAN AND PLANETARY HEALTH.
WHY BIOACTIVE FOODS
The framework also highlights how the ways in which we grow and process food impact human health. BioActive
Food should be grown not only to increase nutrient density but to reduce exposure to pollutants and toxins,
protect air and water quality, and further enhance biodiversity. Processing should leverage the full complement
of traditional techniques and innovative technologies, always in service of nutrition, sustainability, and
BIOACTIVE FOODS SOLUTIONS
FOODSHOT GLOBAL WINNERS WILL LEVERAGE ADVANCES IN SCIENCE FOR HUMAN HEALTH, SYSTEMS HEALTH, AND
FOODSHOT GLOBAL WILL EVALUATE AND ADVANCE EQUITY APPLICATIONS ON AN ONGOING BASIS TO ALIGN COMPANIES
SEEKING CAPITAL WITH OUR VENTURE PARTNERS.
We invite entrepreneurs, researchers, and advocates to submit their business, research, or policy proposals
for funding consideration.
Submissions will be reviewed by food and agricultural systems experts who will provide issue-specific
insights and vet applications for boldness, viability, and global impact.
Best-in-class candidates will be selected to receive equity and debt financing for their businesses.
A cash prize will be awarded to GroundBreakers — rising stars working in research,
early stage entrepreneurship, or advocacy.
NOMINATIONS FOR THE GROUNDBREAKER PRIZE ARE DUE BY MAY 1, 2022