EIT Food is Europe’s leading food innovation initiative, working to make the food system more sustainable, healthy and trusted

EIT Food is Europe’s leading food innovation initiative, working to make the food system more sustainable, healthy and trusted

The EIT Food core tasks

We focus on four different areas to change the food system:

Innovation

Innovation

We are fostering collaboration across the entire food system to develop innovative technologies, products and services and to build a shared vision for the future of food, transforming it for the better..

Education

Education

We are attracting, developing and empowering talent to lead the transformation of the food system into an innovative sector that produces healthy and sustainable food, and is trusted by society.  

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship

Startups play a fundamental role in transforming the food system. We support innovative impactful agrifood entrepreneurs and startups to deliver new food innovations and businesses in Europe.

Public engagement

Public engagement

We believe that we are all responsible for, and connected to, the food that we eat so we all need to work together to improve it.

Latest news

EIT Food joins forces with FAMAE News

EIT Food joins forces with FAMAE

04 December 2019

EIT Food recently joined forces with FAMAE, an independent family foundation based in France, that supports innovation in the field of environment.

The Future of Food is now News

The Future of Food is now

28 November 2019

On 20 November 2019, EIT Food hosted its first EU conference in Brussels, bringing together policymakers and food innovation experts to brainstorm the future of food. The event was organised in partnership....