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.
Join our Community!
Are you interested in joining EIT Food? We welcome networks and organisations who share our mission to provide healthy and sustainable food for all.
Business Plan Amendment Webinar
We are hosting a webinar to inform EIT Food Partners about this year's business plan amendment and how it may impact their activities.
Register to join the webinar on the 9th August 10am-11am BST
Join our aquaculture webinar
EIT Food North-West presents a webinar to explore how to submit an aquaculture project proposal for EIT Food's open innovation call.
The webinar is open to anyone working in the aquatic space! Join us on the 9th September
On-demand: our onboarding webinar
Watch the recording from EIT Food North-West's onboarding webinar which took place on 20th July, to explore the onboarding process for becoming an EIT Food partner!
This recording is suitable for EIT Food partners and startups, as well as prospective partners, to learn more about the onboarding process.
New startups join our region
We are delighted to announce 15 innovative agrifood startups that have joined EIT Food’s 3 flagship entrepreneurship programmes to launch, accelerate and scale their businesses, and our regional community!
Explore our SME report
Insights that represent the voices of thousands of agrifood SMEs in the UK, Ireland and Iceland reveal the unmet needs of SMEs and how the agrifood industry can maximise business support.
The report reveals that SMEs often lack specialised business support, due to the particular challenges of developing innovative new products and services in the relatively niche agrifood sector.