All EIT Food projects
There are many different EIT Food activities helping us build a better food system for Europe. Browse our projects to find out more!
Total Results: 36
Develop in-depth knowledge about food systems through studying consecutively at three distinct European academic institutions and use your knowledge to drive the future transformation of the food system.
The objective of EIT Food Innovator Fellowship is to empower talents to co-create, address, and gain experiences on excellent ideas capable of bringing their careers a step further, and foster innovators ready to respond to global food challenges.
Creative workshops designed to find solutions to current and future challenges in the food and agriculture system
With the aim of disseminating good habits and healthy initiatives to society, generate collaborative relationships with the media and value the objectives for which EIT was created, EIT Food organises a Journalism Award in Agrifood Innovation and Sustainability at national level.
The Smart Tags communication project is set to increase consumer trust towards food products by sharing information about the food product value chain during the whole life-cycle of the product, enabling novel service concepts and interactivity between consumers and the food industry.
Research has shown that consumers do not understand or trust in the food industry. This is thought to be driven by the gap between what consumers want and what the food industry provides.
Creative infotaining is the future of knowledge transfer and co-creation among young generations.
Safelivery will develop innovative food delivery services and protocols to reduce the risk of surface and packaging contamination of “Ready To Eat Foods” with the COVID-19 virus and other agents.
Increasing consumer trust in the food system inspiring citizens to become change agents as amateur scientists.
Future-proof or future ready? Learn how COVID-19 will transform the agrifood sector in Central, Eastern and South Europe!
COVICOAT aims to develop an edible antiviral coating for fresh fruits and vegetables and assess its performance in a real scenario.
This project will implement dynamic pricing technology to reduce food waste by up to 40%, ensure a smoother supply chain of perishable goods and bring fairer prices to customers.
This consumer-focused project will work with consumers, food companies and other stakeholders (industry bodies, non-governmental organisations, regulatory authorities and policy makers, media).
The increasing public concern about food security and the stricter rules applied word wide concerning herbicide residues in the agri-food chain, reduce consumer acceptance of chemical plant protection.
TRACOD – Model-based Tracking of Cod and Other Fish Value Chain for Consumer Confidence Boosting and Food Engineers Education
We propose to use model-based systems engineering (MBSE) and conceptual modeling.
Numerous food scandals in the past decade have opened the eyes of consumers in Europe on the prevalence of fraud in the food industry.
The aim of this project is to develop a ‘prosumerist’ digital toolkit– informed by research in linguistics, information design, nutritional science and behavioural economics—to gather information that will help manufacturers and marketers communicate more effectively about the health benefits of food and help consumers make more informed choices.
Improving trust on fish chain: Rapid and portable monitoring tools for a better control of whitefish
Fish is a healthy nutritional food. The increasing global market demand coupled with fish-food scandals, has generated a high level of safety concerns around fish consumption.
This project tests the acceptability of novel healthy processed meat products incorporating plant-based ingredients among European consumers.
Improving functionality of hydrocolloids in respect to better texture of food and easier handling in different applications using ultra high pressure
Become more confident in making informed decisions about the food you eat by exploring different food controversies.
Have you ever wondered how your food is processed before it reaches your plate? Find out with this online course.
This joint Cross-KIC activity, coordinated by EIT Manufacturing together with EIT Digital and EIT Food, will establish innovative and future proof end-to-end digitized test beds, customer-centric, end-to-end scenarios at the food & beverage sector considering the whole product life cycle.
Discover the importance of kitchenware and packaging that is safe for people and the environment alike.
FoodUnfolded® is an online platform designed to familiarise the public with food technology, building understanding through relevant topics like health, safety and sustainability.
The Curating Citizen Engagement project will revolutionise our way of solving grand societal challenges by creating a platform for massive public involvement and knowledge generation, specifically targeting food-related issues.
Innovative tools to produce legume-based foods for increased consumer acceptance
A population-level shift towards more plant-based diets is urgently needed because of environmental reasons, but also due to its health effects.
This project will develop an analytical service to authenticate organic milk and enhance transparency throughout the dairy supply chain. This responds to an increasing consumer demand for strong commitment of the food industry to robust authentication of organic food across the EU.
REIMS-based analysis platform for improved traceability and consumer purchase intention of high-end food products
As a result of the globalization of the food supply chain, ensuring the safety, quality and integrity of the food we eat has become increasingly difficult.
RIS Consumer Engagement Labs are pre-competitive co-creation sessions carried out by a similar group of consumers (selected based on specific segmentation criteria) in a joint, physical place and limited in time, focused on ideation/ development of new product concepts.
The EIT Food School Network: Integrating solutions to improve eating habits and reduce food wastage 2020
The “EIT Food School Network” third year activities are focused on the organisation of four stakeholder workshops (school staff, key organisations involved in regulating schools, academics and policy makers). Due to the current circumstances, these may be virtual. The aim of these workshops is to communicate results of the past two years of research conducted as part of the EIT Food School Network project and involve stakeholders in co-creation of activities and ideas going forward.
The aim of the project will be to develop an interactive platform for families with children from different countries where they will have the opportunity to receive information and advice about how to improve their food habits and choices .
Challenges in today’s Food System are complex and interconnected – to address them, innovative solutions along the entire value chain are required.
Learn how to interpret food labels so you can make informed food choices and buy food that supports your health and wellbeing.