The process

#1 Application phase

BoortmaltX was launched with one simple goal: To unlock the power of malt. To accomplish this goal, the accelerator program aims to leverage Boortmalt’s global resources and industry expertise and partner with cutting-edge food tech startups to revolutionise the use of malt-related ingredients - all with a focus on sustainability and innovation.

Final deadline

15th of October

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#2 Initial Screening

We review the applications and select a group of startups for the preliminary pitch to the Boortmalt R&D team.


22nd of October

#3 First Pitch

Chosen startups present their proposals to a small jury in a 15-minute pitch session, followed by a 45-minute Q&A with the Boortmalt team.

Pitch dates

Ongoing until the 30th of October

#4 Pitch Preperation

Work with the BoortmaltX program manager and startup studio team to polish your pitch for the final presentation.


From the 31st of October to the 8th of November

#5 Final Pitch

The top 10 startups pitch to Boortmalt’s executive committee and CEO to proceed in the program.

Pitch date

15th of November
(date may vary based on the availability of the CEO)

#6 Pilot Project

Selected startups partner with BoortmaltX to test, implement and scale their concepts.

BoortmaltX is an initiative of