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

Twelve finalists of 2019 EIT Food Accelerator Network announced News

Twelve finalists of 2019 EIT Food Accelerator Network announced

18 October 2019

The European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) Food  announced today the selection of the twelve finalists of its 2019 EIT Food Accelerator Network (EIT FAN) programme. The finalists are....

Celebrating the Food Changemakers of tomorrow at the INNOVEIT EIT Awards News

Celebrating the Food Changemakers of tomorrow at the INNOVEIT EIT Awards

17 October 2019

On 15 October, two of EIT Food’s nominees were recognised at the 2019 EIT Awards in Budapest at the annual INNOVEIT ceremony.