Social innovation category

Do you have a project that promotes social transformation through gastronomic tourism?
We are looking for you!

Objective: Identify and drive projects in the gastronomic global tourism sector which cause a transformation in their environment.


Validation of your project´s value proposition and impact from the experts from Basque Culinary Center and UNWTO.

Validate and test

Visibility within the framework of the 6th World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism to be held from 1-3 June 2020 in Flanders, Belgium.

Pitch and connect

A work plan for the design or implementation of a pilot project with experts from specific areas of the BCC.

Implementa el proyecto

Monitoring, mentoring and access to the network of contacts of Culinary Action! For the scale-up and growth of the project and use of the digital tools available.

Accelerate and incubate

Criteria for the selection

How do we evaluate projects?

The projects will be evaluated on the following criteria:

Place in the Gastronomic Tourism sector.
State of innovation: creative, disruptive and innovative, with or without technological basis.
Measurable social impact.
Tracción y Capacidad de transformación y la mejora de las condiciones sociales de los colectivos beneficiarios y/o promueva su reconocimiento ante la sociedad.
MVP testado: prototipo de producto o servicio, probado y testado, con resultados ya medidos o medibles.
Scalable potencial impact.
Ease of value capture via collaboration.
Compromised team.
Adherence to the Sustainable Development Objectives.

Who can apply?