I want to grow my business

I want to grow my business

A special range of courses and workshops designed to help you grow your venture or SME.

Grow your business

Designed for entrepreneurs and SME owners, our programmes help you transform your business towards a more sustainable future.

Through our partnership with leading higher education institutions and food industry, our programmes help you grow your business by working with you on the challenges you face. 

For entrepreneurs, we are launching our Scale course, which has been designed to incorporate the latest insights in human capital development to support the scaleup of your business. It is built on a responsive data-driven platform, enabling you to track your company's maturity and drive organisational growth. 

For SME owners and managers, our Grow workshops are designed to support you by working with you to identify opportunities for innovation based on main trends in the sector, while also offering job brokerage. 

Further support comes from a range of practical courses, which support the development of key capabilities in your staff to become effective innovators in your business. 

Current projects

Professional Development Framework
Education

Professional Development Framework

EIT Food’s Professional Development Framework aims to provide a key resource for the food sector by creating an integrated approach to develop a skilled, innovative workforce. This activity...

Animal Feed Quality and Safety
Education

Animal Feed Quality and Safety

The quality and safety of animal feed  are of primary importance to ensuring healthy meat production systems. A good livestock diet can make or break profitability on a farm....

Explore How Farmers Produce Food Sustainably
Education

Explore How Farmers Produce Food Sustainably

Sustainably producing sufficient, high quality, safe and nutritious food is a major challenge for the EU and globally. Farmers and primary food producers are responsible for providing a fundamental resource...

Focus on Farmers
Education

Focus on Farmers

Agricultural technologies and innovations offer significant opportunities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of farm businesses, through optimised yields, reduced environmental impact and increased profitability. However, farmer adoption of these...

How to effectively change food habits: innovative techniques and personalized nutrition approaches
Education

How to effectively change food habits: innovative techniques and personalized nutrition approaches

Our project targets professionals in the health and fitness sectors that routinely deliver interventions to change the eating habits of their clients. The aim is to provide them with innovative...

WE Lead
Education

WE Lead

Women continue to be under-represented in leadership positions within academia, big business and start-up ventures. Representation in the sciences and technology is even more dismal with as little as 7%-9%...

Algal Biotechnology Techniques and opportunities for the sustainable bio economy
Education

Algal Biotechnology Techniques and opportunities for the sustainable bio economy

The aim of this professional development course is to provide introductory and advanced hands-on training and theory in algal biology, culturing, growth and subsequent molecular and metabolite analysis under laboratory...

SME Workshop: Supporting SMEs for new business opportunities-2019
Education

SME Workshop: Supporting SMEs for new business opportunities-2019

The main objectives of the SME workshops are an innovation process around “sustainable food production” to identify challenges and solutions in an accelerated innovation process building on the...

Global Food Venture Programme
Education

Global Food Venture Programme

The Global Food Venture Programme enables highly qualified PhD students from across Europe to turn their innovative research into successful business propositions. The programme strives to raise awareness of the...

Our other Education programmes

I want to advance my career

I want to advance my career

Our accredited and degree programmes are for professionals wanting to work in the food system

I want to solve problems in the food system

I want to solve problems in the food system

Our co-creation programmes are for students who want to help tackle big societal challenges

Learn with us

Learn with us

Check out ourĀ online courses and discover the latest ideas about the global food system.