Meet the 2017 Winners

The Rabobank-MIT Food and Agribusiness Innovation Prize is delighted to announce the winners of the 2017 competition. 

1st place ($12,000): Cambridge Crops produces an edible and natural biomaterial coating that dramatically extends the shelf life of perishable food.

2nd place ($8,000): EcoSprays helps farmers drastically cut down on the amount of liquid fertilizers that bounce off their crops, resulting in waste that is both expensive to the farmer and causes pollution

3rd place ($5,000): WISRAN improves profits for growers by measuring and analyzing live the time, cost and effectiveness of their farming activities

Meet the 2016 Winners

The Rabobank-MIT Food and Agribusiness Innovation Prize is delighted to announce the winners of the 2016 competition. 

1st place ($12,000): Gomango develops networks of modular, intelligent, refrigerated boxes to move perishable goods affordably and efficiently in any truck or train

2nd place ($8,000): Safi Organics has a carbon-negative soil amendment product that helps rural small-holder farmers to improve their crop yields by up to 30%

3rd place ($5,000): Ricult establishes a multi-sided mobile e-commerce platform that provides farmers direct access to financial instruments, logistics providers, input sellers, end buyers, and real time crop information


Contact food-ag-prize@mit.edu with questions.


Contact food-ag-prize@mit.edu with any questions.