Tufts Food & Nutrition Entrepreneurship Competition

finalists for last year's competition pose together in the auditorium


The Tufts Food and Nutrition Entrepreneurship Competition is an annual Ideas competition sponsored by the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, in collaboration with the Tufts Gordon Institute.

The 2018 competition winners and runners up took home $25,000 in prizes. Now they are using their new capital to make their business dreams a reality and creating positive social and environmental impacts along the way.   

Catch up with last year's winners!

Contest Resources

  • Applications are now open and being accepted until EXTENDED deadline: February 19th by 5:00pm. View application HERE before submitting via Qualtrics.
  • Drop-In office hours are held on Tuesdays 12:00 – 3:00pm in Jaharis office # 229. Entrepreneurship Advisor, Gerard Bridi is available to walk you through the application, answer questions and provide expert advice!  
  • Interested in collaborating? Please e-mail NutritionEntre@tufts.edu if you are interested in joining a team or need a team member with a certain skill.  We are happy to try to make connections!
  • Mentorship is available to help you through the application process.  E-mail NutritionEntre@tufts.edu and we will match you with an Entrepreneurship Advisor who can help you.
  • Past competition workshop notes and PowerPoints!



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