ECOTROPHELIA is a European competition for creating eco-innovative food products that puts each participating country's shortlisted prize-winners head to head. The ECOTROPHELIA EUROPE competition is directed at any national organisation incorporated as a food association or national industry platform.
The national organiser are allowed to coming from:
- National organisations from European Union Member states.
- National organisations from European countries not in the European Union.
- Non-European national organisations as associated countries, under the authorization of the Organizing Committee.
The European judging panel which is composed of representative figures from the food and distribution industry sector, members of the European Commission, an industrial representative from the national food industry and appointed by the Participant, as well as specialists in food innovation, assess the students’ presentation in English and the products’ taste qualities.