Awards & Recognition
The 2021 EIT Food Annual Partner event & Venture Summit
Amai is honored to win the EIT Food impact award (dietary change category) for the consortium research grant with Prof. Yoav Livney (The Technion), PepsiCo and Danone. The award was given by Dr. Andy Zynga, CEO of EIT Foods at the EIT Food Venture summit:
Finalists Announced for 2021 World Food Forum Startup Innovation Awards
Amai is a proud finalist of the 2021 World Food Forum Startup Innovation competition. The competition was co-organized by the Extreme Tech Challenge and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (UN-FAO)
"Wired chose Amai as part of Tel-Aviv's top-ten hottest startups"
In a bid to address obesity, food tech startup Amai Proteins is using computational design and fermentation to develop zero-calorie “designer proteins” that are cheaper, healthier and thousands of times sweeter than sugar. Founded by CEO Ilan Samish in 2016, Amai has already partnered with Danone, PepsiCo and OceanSpray during its R&D phase, and hopes to bring its first products to market in 2022.
Extreme Tech Challenge Announces Global Finalists, Debuts COVID-19 Innovation Award and Female Founder Award
Amai is proud to be a finalist at Extreme Tech Challenge, the world's leading impact startup competition in which 52 startups were selected as finalists out of 2,419 competitors.
Startup Innovation Challenge 2019 - Finalists & Winners
AgFunder Award for Most Innovative Pre-Series A Supply Tech International Startup