The Foundation’s objective is to provide financial support for innovative projects to non-profit applicants, such as institutes, universities and colleges. Beside this the providing of individual scholarships.
The Foundation strives for positive contributions to the technological development of industrial sectors in the grinding of grains and other raw materials in the broadest sense
of the word and in the production of animal feed and foodstuffs for humans.
The VICTAM Foundation dates from 1964, this is in the same year as the international fair VICTAM Ltd. was founded.
The VICTAM events, held in Utrecht, Istanbul and Bangkok, are the worlds’ largest and leading international exhibitions and conferences for the animal feed, petfood and aquafeed industries. Included herein GRAPAS, the event for grain, rice and flour milling technology.
Part of the Victam Foundation’s duties is to support innovative initiatives in the international feed- and foodmarket. The available funds for the supports are mainly obtained by investing financial proceeds from the organized exhibitions.