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: 24
Co-creating initiatives to increase consumer trust in food
The EIT FoodScienceClass aims to bring students closer to food systems by helping them understand the role of food production and technology in food safety and security.
The #AnnualFoodAgenda encourages consumers to think about the food they eat, increasing their knowledge of the entire value chain, and linking healthy diets to an active and healthy lifestyle, as well as to a healthier planet.
We are partnering with the UN Food Systems Summit 2021 to build a global food system that benefits all. Explore how EIT Food is supporting the UNFSS.
Developing trust in the food chain to encourage people to eat more healthily and sustainably. Read the report below on key insights, needs and recommendations from consumers about building trust in the food chain.
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.
Proofs of concepts help to determine whether an idea, a specific concept or approach when turned into reality would bring societal impact as envisioned.
EIT Food Community will be part of projects that address urban food challenges and include local governance
Communicating the benefits of precision farming
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.
Improving communication of food health claims
A community creating the future of food together
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.
The demand for vegan and vegetarian food products including alternatives to meat, milk, or eggs, has expanded considerably during recent years in Europe.
Creative infotaining is the future of knowledge transfer and co-creation among young generations.
The Zero Plastic Hero campaign was organised on Facebook over the course of a month to inform and inspire consumers about plastic waste. We shared tips on reducing plastic waste, introduced consumers to sustainable products and collaborated with ambassadors that are experts on the topic.
Hapje Tapje is a consumer event and a culinary feast in the city of Leuven. Every year, EIT Food presents innovative ideas, drinks and foods to the general public.
Based on an increasing global demand for protein and that the resulting pressure on traditional animal sources is nowadays considered unsustainable, there is an urgent need of new sustainable protein alternatives with a high nutritional quality, safe and with technological functionalities that satisfy the consumer needs and expectations.
Increasing consumer trust in the food system inspiring citizens to become change agents as amateur scientists.
The project will provide information on how the corona crisis will lead to changes in consumer behaviour.
Households contribute to 53% of total food waste produced.
EATrends and food fashion week is raising awareness of the key trends that are shaping food innovation today, and empowering people to influence the way they eat.