We support startups and founders with technological and economic questions to implement new ideas for attractive and sustainable products in the food sector.
Your partner for startups and founders from the food sector.
The DIL Innovation Hub is part of the research institute DIL Deutsches Institut für Lebensmitteltechnik e. V. can look back on many years of experience in product and process development. The DIL continuously supports its partners in the innovation process in the areas of food safety and authenticity, structure and functionality as well as sustainability, as part of food science.
With this experience, we have a variety of options for advice and training in the food sector. We offer the opportunity to research innovative solutions for current and future foods.
Get started with the DIL Innovation Hub.
From the first entry to participation in our EIT food programs, with MAKEathons, boot camps and pre-accelerators, in which new innovative ideas are generated in international teams, right up to technological scale-up. With its location in the heart of the DIL campus and the direct proximity to the BIQ business and innovation park Quakenbrück, the DIL Innovation Hub offers an ideal environment for new ideas and innovations for the food sector.
- IT - Software - Apps
- Packaging / Tablewear
Startups looking for investors
Established start-up with already good financial figures (positive EBIT) and extensive listings in food retail is looking for IFS-certifiable real estate to expand production (1,500-2,000 sqm).
The Startup produces meat alternatives (extensive product portfolio).
The Startup is looking for an investor who provides a production facility and additional capital for the expansion of the company (approx. € 1m) or an investor for the construction of a new production facility and additional production technology (approx. €4-5m)
Co-financing and a purchase option for a plot of land in northern Germany are available.
First contact via DIL Innovation Hub.
The start-up is looking for an investor to invest in production technology (approx. € 200K).
The startup has developed a disruptive process for the freeze-drying of food (primarily fruit and vegetables) and will distribute own its own products (B2C and B2B). The market response has been extremely positive and the first trial sales have been executed.
First contact via DIL Innovation Hub