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    Hack AgriFood'19

    AgriTech is the new Orange

The first in Lithuania Hack AgriFood '19

There is a big shortfall between the amount of food we produce today and the amount needed to feed everyone in 2050. There will be nearly 10 billion people on Earth by 2050 - about 3 billion more mouths to feed than there were in 2010. Whether we will be starving in 2050 or not is up to you. Only innovations can change the world. Combine farming, robotics, artificial intelligence, data analytics, engineering and business knowledge to create the first Lithuanian "unicorn".

Agrifood needs innovations, it needs you - combine all your high-tech competencies and help feed the planet!

  • Participate in the first AgriFood Tech Hackathon in Lithuania
  • Get mentoring from TOP experts in the field
  • Win one of main 3 prizes (up to €3000 and additional partner prizes)
  • Pitch your idea during the International Agribusiness Forum 2019

Who can participate?

Startups, Scientists, Developers, Engineers, Farmers and Industry proffesionals, Marketers, Artists, Students and anyone else who is passionate about changing the world, building new stuff in AgriFood Tech.


Data Driven AgriFood

Big Data, AI, visualization, data science, etc.

Automatization, Sensing and Engineering

IoT, sensors, robotics, drones, satellites, etc.

Sustainability end Efficiency

Precision agriculture, improved productivity, process management, etc.

CrowdFarming and Sharing Economy

Cooperative farming, equipment sharing, community based production, etc.


Supply chains, quality control, distribution networks, food waste reduction, etc.


Precision farming, sensors, process management, protection measures, etc


1st place

+ Incubation services by VITP for 3 months (an experienced team of professionals will provide marketing, presentation, legal expertise know-how to talk to potential partners and investors, as well as prepare an application for EU funding to further develop the idea)
+ Networking and investment attraction services by AgriFood Lithuania DIH
+ Prototyping services by AgriFood Lithuania DIH
+ Special prize from National Paying Agency
+ €300 for cloud computing services for the team, 100 GB of cloud storage for each team member

2nd place

+ Networking services by AgriFood Lithuania DIH
+ €200 for cloud computing services for the team, 100 GB of cloud storage for each team member

3rd place

+ Networking services by AgriFood Lithuania DIH
+ €150 for cloud computing services for the team, 100 GB of cloud storage for each team member

SPECIAL PRIZE FROM LITHUANIAN INNOVATION CENTRE: A team selected by the experts will be invited to the international AgriFood Hackathon in Riga in November 2019 (travel, accommodation and meals included)

SPECIAL PRIZE FROM EIT FOOD: The most promising and innovative agri-food idea wil receive €500

All Hackathon participants will be invited to the biggest AgriFood Tech international conference in Lithuania, where the top 3 team will pitch their idea to an audience of international policy, business and innovation leaders.


October 12th, 2019

09:00 Welcome speech from the event organizers
09:15 Brief introduction by the participants
09:45 Breakfast, networking for team formation
10:30 A word from experts: presentations of challenges
Ignas Šlapkauskas: How to win a hackathon?
11:30 Concept development
12:30 Team idea pitches
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Hackathoning (sessions with mentors)
During a break: EIT Food training: Artūras Bulota: How to pitch?
19:00 Dinner
20:00 Hackathoning
00:00 The end of the day. Teams can continue with Hackathoning

October 13th, 2019

08:00 Breakfast
09:00 Prototyping
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Finalization of prototypes, pitch preparation
17:00 Pitch session
18:00 Rewards and finalist selection

October 17th, 2019

15:00 Final pitch session and award ceremony during the "AgriBusiness Forum 2019"

Mentors and experts

Augustas Alešiūnas
AgriFood Tech development
Darius Montvila
Large scale business management
Audrius Kavaliauskas
Managing Director at DOJUS group
Algimantas Variakojis
Investment management
George Beers
Development of international pilot projects
Jürgen Vangeyte
Development of international pilot projects
Grigoris Chatzikostas
Management of innovative projects
Antanas Maziliauskas
Agricultural science, education
Jonas Talmantas
Smart farming
Ignas Šlapkauskas
Management of innovative projects
Arnas Radzevičius
Agribusiness management
Zbignev Zalevskij
Development of public sector technologies
Rokas Tamošiūnas
Investment management
Kęstutis Šetkus
Promotion of innovative projects
Laurynas Jukna
Development of scientific projects
Tomas Žeimys
Innovation Engineering
Kristina Šermukšnytė-Alešiūnienė
ICT product development
Dmitriij Radin
Management of Science Projects
Paulius Petronis
IT system engineering
Tomas Karvauskas
IT system engineering
Valdas Rapševičius
Mathematics and computer science, IT system engineering
Mindaugas Talaikis
Electronic engineering
Kristina Leknickaitė-Stepulaitienė
Agricultural finances
Justinas Taruška
B2B sales
Benas Gaušys
Agriculture innovations
Vaida Morkūnaitė
Marketing and agri-food innovation
Artūras Bulota
Management, trainings
Simona Simulyte
Innovations, business development, marketing, impact





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Video gallery

Video of event

The pitch of third place winners

The pitch of second place winners

The pitch of first place winners