SEVT organises the ECOTROPHELIA competition since 2011. It aims both to support young Greek students engaged in food science and to become a hotbed of innovative ideas for the Food Industry. Under the regulations of the competition SEVT invites students from higher education institutions to develop eco- innovative food products.
For the selections of winners are established two Committees: the Technical and the National. The Technical Committee is formed to evaluate the proposals and to decide which ones meet the criteria of the competition to continue to the second phase. Members of the Technical Committee are eminent scientists and prominent members of the Food Industry.
Then, the teams which are qualified to the final phase present their product and bring them into tasting to the National Committee, which is composed of personalities of the academic, scientific and business world. The National Commission selects the three best products of the competition, which awarded with the coresponded prizes. The team that ranked first participates to the European Competition "ECOTROPHELIA", where competing teams with students from other countries.