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

Meet the winners of the RIS Innovation Prizes competition News

Meet the winners of the RIS Innovation Prizes competition

29 October 2019

EIT Food presents early-stage agrifood startups from Easter and Southern Europe that won the Innovation Prizes competition

Engaging with the Local Community to talk about the Future of Food News

Engaging with the Local Community to talk about the Future of Food

07 November 2019

EIT Food participated in the Reading Town Meal event in the UK in September 2019, where the local community gathered together to celebrate healthy and sustainable food.