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 Accelerator Network announces second cohort of agrifood startups EIT Food Projects

EIT Food Accelerator Network announces second cohort of agrifood startups

19 June 2019

Leuven, 19 June 2019 – EIT Food (The food Innovation Community of the European Institute of Innovation & Technology) announced today the 54 high-impact agrifood startups that have been selected to join the....

EIT Food and EIT Health Partners identify areas for cooperation at the Food4Health Workshop News

EIT Food and EIT Health Partners identify areas for cooperation at the Food4Health Workshop

03 June 2019

The role of nutrition in preventing disease, and in helping cancer patients maintain their health, were part of the discussion when members of the EIT Food and EIT Health communities....