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Connecting agrifood experts across Europe and beyond

Connecting agrifood experts across Europe and beyond

The EIT Food Experts Community is an exclusive group for experts with years of experience and knowledge in the agrifood sector interested in increasing their industry knowledge, expanding their professional...

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,...

Finding innovative solutions for water scarcity in Southern Europe

Finding innovative solutions for water scarcity in Southern Europe

There is no denying that more innovation is needed to reduce and optimize water use - a challenge that covers mutiple facets-, produce food in a more sustainable way,...

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...

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...

SUDAPS - Support for Dairy Production Sector in RIS Region
Learning & Development

SUDAPS - Support for Dairy Production Sector in RIS Region

The aim of our project is to support the regional development and to provide solutions to sustainable dairy industry, addressing farmers in diary production, feed manufacturers, advisers, and employees in...

PHENOILS. New technologies implementation in RIS regions’ olive oil mills for healthier olive oil extraction
Food Technology

PHENOILS. New technologies implementation in RIS regions’ olive oil mills for healthier olive oil extraction

Nowadays, there is a growing global demand of olive oil thanks to the last studies about the benefits of Mediterranean Diet and the global trend toward the adoption of healthier...

RIS Growing Consciousness: Revitalizing agrifood value chains in rural areas
Learning & Development

RIS Growing Consciousness: Revitalizing agrifood value chains in rural areas

Our objective is to produce a set of activities (summer schools, focus groups, professional workshops, stakeholders and community meetings, business creation support), which will foster skills, techniques and know-how aimed...

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....

Test Farms
Food Production

Test Farms

Need help with testing your agritech solution? Apply for Test Farms and validate your product with farmers! Test Farms links agricultural startups with farmers and testing-land.  Through enabling...

EU Skills for Future

EU Skills for Future

EU Skills for Future, commonly name Skills4Future (S4F) is a Cross-KIC project with EIT RawMaterials and Climate-KIC which target students between 16-19 year old in RIS countries. The...

Legal and Accounting Support for Early Stage Entrepreneurs

Legal and Accounting Support for Early Stage Entrepreneurs

EIT Food knows that the legal and financial hurdles of startup life can be very challenging. In fact, recent statistics demonstrate that a failure to manage finances well...

EIT Food Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS)

EIT Food Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS)

It also encompasses a portfolio of instruments dedicated to beneficiaries from EIT RIS countries and intended to stimulate their innovative and entrepreneurial potential and to promote their international exposure....

CHAMPP: Contemporary challenges and issues of the poultry production sector
Food Production

CHAMPP: Contemporary challenges and issues of the poultry production sector

There is a need to highlight at the national and international level current challenges in this sector by providing support to SMEs through knowledge transfer in e.g. improvement of...

RIS Consumer Engagement Labs
Consumer Behaviour

RIS Consumer Engagement Labs

Unlike typical sensory panels and consumer surveys, they will not involve testing of sample products but creation of innovative, non-yet-existing combinations of product features and benefits. The Lab methodology is...

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...

EIT Food Venturing School

EIT Food Venturing School

30 students from many study backgrounds and many countries will come together to use their scientific expertise to come up with new concepts and products that will lead to sustainable utilisation...