The EIT Food website is not compatible with Internet Explorer. Please visit our website with another browser, like Google Chrome, Firefox and Safari, for the best possible experience.

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!

Filter the projects

See all
See all
See all
Innovation Prizes
Entrepreneurship

Innovation Prizes

RIS Innovation Prizes is one of the largest startup competitions in the agrifood vertical in Southern and Eastern Europe. Prizes are awarded to entrepreneurs and early stage startups ...

Challenge Labs
Consumer Behaviour

Challenge Labs

Challenge Labs are designed to tackle the big problems facing the food sector by bringing together diverse groups of people. It is hoped that Challenge Labs will spark co-founder relationships,...

WE Lead Food
Entrepreneurship

WE Lead Food

The WE Lead Food Programme is designed to equip you with the tools to make that difference and achieve results. The network is open to all discipline backgrounds; research, business,...

Summer School on “Entrepreneurship for food product and innovation”: An entrepreneurial perspective on Climate Friendly Convenient Food
Entrepreneurship

Summer School on “Entrepreneurship for food product and innovation”: An entrepreneurial perspective on Climate Friendly Convenient Food

APPLICATIONS OPEN FROM MONDAY 6th APRIL -  TO JUNE 30 Do you want to develop a business idea together with other brilliant minds and qualified mentors from the industry? EIT...

ALGAL BIOTECHNOLOGY 2020 – TECHNIQUES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE SUSTAINABLE BIOECONOMY
Entrepreneurship

ALGAL BIOTECHNOLOGY 2020 – TECHNIQUES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE SUSTAINABLE BIOECONOMY

The aim of this 2020 online professional development course is to provide introductory training and theory in algal biology, culturing, growth and biotechnology under laboratory and small scale pilot facilities. The...

EIT Food RIS Fellowships
Entrepreneurship

EIT Food RIS Fellowships

Develop your talent with top agri-food players during a paid internship in EU! MSc students and graduates with different educational backgrounds as well as Ph.D. students and post-docs from 28...

REPAK  -  entrepreneurial summer school in packaging sustainability
Entrepreneurship

REPAK -  entrepreneurial summer school in packaging sustainability

Do you want to innovate with sustainable packaging concepts? APPLICATIONS OPEN FROM MONDAY APRIL 6TH TO TUESDAY 30TH JUNE 2020 The purpose of the summer school is to discuss the...

Future Food Ventures: Creating sustainable value propositions
Entrepreneurship

Future Food Ventures: Creating sustainable value propositions

Are you an aspiring or current entrepreneur? Are you passionate about improving the food sector and building a future that is truly sustainable?  The Future Food Ventures programme, commencing 1...

WeValueFood 2020
Entrepreneurship

WeValueFood 2020

#WeValueFood will engage with students from primary, secondary and tertiary education all over Europe, as well as parents, educators, and representatives from the European agri-food industry. Thank you for your...

The Regenerative Agriculture Revolution
Digitalisation

The Regenerative Agriculture Revolution

Reports from leading organisations, such as FAO, IPCC, and EAT Forum, state the fundamental importance of transitioning to more regenerative agriculture methods if Europe is to meet its climate change...

Summer school on new product development for the food industry 2020
Entrepreneurship

Summer school on new product development for the food industry 2020

Overview of EIT Food Summer School on New Product Development EIT Food Summer School on New Product Development brings together 40 participants from different backgrounds and countries, who will come together...

MAKE-IT! An infrastructure to hack simpler and smarter food value chains 2020
Entrepreneurship

MAKE-IT! An infrastructure to hack simpler and smarter food value chains 2020

This project aims to develop these through: Using existing information and industrial challenges to inform the hackathons around specific food industry chains. Designing and delivering a series of hackathons across...

Transparent Food Supply Chains – Entrepreneurial Summer School
Consumer Trust

Transparent Food Supply Chains – Entrepreneurial Summer School

APPLICATIONS CLOSE AUG 15 2020 Do you want to create innovative digital solutions that meet Consumer  & Industry demand for food production transparency, and develop a business idea? A school for...

EWA- Empowering Women in Agrifood
Entrepreneurship

EWA- Empowering Women in Agrifood

Up to 50 women entrepreneurs from countries with modest to moderate innovation rates (check countries here) will participate, during 6 months, in an educational programme tailored for female-specific challenges regarding entrepreneurship....

PHENOLIVA: Treatment and valorisation of olive mill wastes - Application of olive polyphenols to food
Entrepreneurship

PHENOLIVA: Treatment and valorisation of olive mill wastes - Application of olive polyphenols to food

Phenoliva brings together partners from food industry, research and academia in order to implement an integrated waste management concept for the olive oil industry. Olive antioxidants are extracted from olive...

Global Food Venture Programme 2020
Entrepreneurship

Global Food Venture Programme 2020

We´re excited to announce that the Global Food Venture Programme of  EIT Food will support once again highly-qualified PhD students from across Europe ...

Innovator Fellowship 2020
Consumer Behaviour

Innovator Fellowship 2020

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...

Seedbed Incubator
Digitalisation

Seedbed Incubator

SEEDBED APPLICATIONS OPEN FROM MONDAY 13TH JANUARY - SUNDAY 22ND MARCH This multi-location Launch programme trains and supports teams over a six-month period to help them better understand the needs...

MAKEit
Digitalisation

MAKEit

We will achieve this by:  Convening a network of ‘maker spaces’, providing collaborative spaces to make, learn, explore and share, for MAKEathons and further...

Food System Master of Science Programme
Consumer Behaviour

Food System Master of Science Programme

The programme is based on a combination of essential entrepreneurial skills, which will help you to become an effective innovator, and key technical skills that are tailored to...

EIT Food RIS Innovation Grants
Entrepreneurship

EIT Food RIS Innovation Grants

This includes Innovation Scouting (the identification and support of early-stage entrepreneurial talents), RIS Innovation Grants (awarded in an open competition to entrepreneurs from 15 targeted EIT RIS countries) and...

Sustainable Food Systems - Entrepreneurial Summer School 2019
Entrepreneurship

Sustainable Food Systems - Entrepreneurial Summer School 2019

Participants will take on a production, consumption, and socio-economic angle to tackle issues such as environmental footprint, biodiversity, and food waste. The Entrepreneurship Summer School encourages citizens - university students,...

FOODMIO
Entrepreneurship

FOODMIO

FOODMIO will serve as a catalyst for the creation of sustainable and tangible solutions to real-life product development challenges by eclectic and creative food professionals. The focus of the program...

Food Innovation Lab - EIT Summer School 2019
Entrepreneurship

Food Innovation Lab - EIT Summer School 2019

The “Food Innovation Lab” aims at guiding interdisciplinary teams of students and young professionals through an innovation process – from identifying challenges, developing consumer-centric solutions to prototyping in...

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

SME Workshop: Supporting SMEs for new business opportunities-2019

The first step is a creative problem-solving process to identify the challenges and needs of SMEs related to sustainable food production in Europe. The second step will identify trends as...