EIT Food North-West
Our team is responsible for driving innovation in the food sector in the regions of the UK, Ireland and Iceland.
What we do
We work closely with a diverse network of partners including key industry players, agrifood startups, research centres and universities from our region. Together, and as part of the wider EIT Food Community, we are all working together to deliver an innovative and entrepreneurial food sector.
In our region, our focus areas include targteted nutrition, sustainable aquaculture and sustainable land use.
Our impact in these areas forms part of EIT Food's wider mission to transform our food system.
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Livestock industry and Net Zero report
Can the ruminant livestock industry help us to achieve net zero ambitions? We explore this topic in our recent report, produced in collaboration with Innovate UK KTN.
Join our regional community event
We are hosting an event to bring our regional community together to discuss key agrifood themes and to offer an opportunity to network.
The event will take place in Birmingham, UK on the 23-24 May 2023.
Startups Discovery Series
We are hosting an event series for EIT Food partners and other organisations to connect with innovative agrifood and agritech startups from across our community and beyond.
These startups pitch their solution that contributes to a healthier, more sustainable and more transparent food system.
Can reformulation provide healthy foods for children?
We hosted an event in partnership with TU Dublin to explore the importance of the reformulation of food products in Ireland and the health benefits of reformulation to children.
Attendees shared knowledge of food reformulation and advised one another about how to navigate the challenges around it, including associated food policies and legislation.
Collaboration with Glasgow Science Centre
We recently partnered with Glasgow Science Centre to host ‘future of food’ workshops where we reached 4,000 children and families! Our interactive workshops inspired children to learn about how food is produced and why we need to grow healthier and more sustainable food for future generations.
Hosting agrifood SMEs in Iceland
We teamed up with Matis, Orkidea, Iceland Ocean Cluster and Rannis to connect food businesses and scale up facilities from the UK with those in Iceland, a country renowned for sustainable and innovative food production.
Explore our controlled environment agriculture report
Read our brand new report that explores the pros and cons of controlled environment agriculture (CEA). The report includes advice for producers that are considering adopting CEA systems for crop production.