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Welcome

Greece is the third largest producer of olive oil in the world and is one of EIT Food’s RIS countries.

The agrifood sector, a solid pillar of the Greek economy

Greece’s good climate together with their geography and their rich diversity of traditional crops has helped them keep their sales at an adequate level throughout the years. Being at the forefront of the food manufacturers’ market, their agrifood exports account for over 30% of their total exports.

Room for Improvement

Owing to their weak connections among private sector, universities and research institutes, boosting synergies between them could increase the number of patent applications in a country with considerable research potential. All this along with a significant growth in organic farming and a need to increase their land productivity implies that Grecque agrifood sector could benefit from achieving current European standards and EIT Food can help them follow the right course.

Greeks adopt The Mediterranean Diet in its purest form and enjoy lower heart disease, obesity, cancer, and Alzheimer's rates.

Contact Us

CLC South
1. Fernando VI 17-1┬║ Izda, 28004 Madrid
2. Parque Tecnol├│gico de Bizkaia, Lekandene, Laida Bidea 214, 48170 Zamudio (Bizkaia)

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News

Doubled number of interns in the 2nd edition of the EIT Food RIS Fellowships News

Doubled number of interns in the 2nd edition of the EIT Food RIS Fellowships

20 Sep 2019 We are more than proud to announce that this year, 50 students from 28 RIS countries have attended their internship projects
50 students enjoy EIT Food paid internships in the agri-food sector News

50 students enjoy EIT Food paid internships in the agri-food sector

12 Aug 2019 Both the beneficiaries for the RIS Fellowships, from higher education and young entrepreneurs, and RIS Talents, doctoral students and young postdocs, have already started their 3-6 month traineeships
EIT Food Hubs for 2019-2020 Selected! News

EIT Food Hubs for 2019-2020 Selected!

06 Mar 2019 EIT Food CLC North-East and CLC South have selected, with the help of external, independent experts,  the new organisations that will perform the role of EIT Food Hubs in 2019-2020
More than 300 participants at the AgriFood Demo Days in Spain, Portugal Turkey, Italy and Greece

More than 300 participants at the AgriFood Demo Days in Spain, Portugal Turkey, Italy and Greece

19 Dec 2018 The  EIT  Food  CLC  South  has  organised  several  AgriFood  Demo  Days  over  the  past  weeks
Call for expressions of interest to become EIT Food Hubs in 2019-2020 News

Call for expressions of interest to become EIT Food Hubs in 2019-2020

18 Dec 2018 EIT Food is looking for 13 organisations that would assume the roles of EIT Food Hubs in 13 countries targeted by EIT Food’s Regional Innovation Scheme: Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Turkey
EIT Food HUBs Linked to the CLC South

EIT Food HUBs Linked to the CLC South

05 Jun 2018 One of our responsibilities as EIT Food CLC South is to implement a plan of activities following the EIT Regional Innovation Scheme (EIT RIS) in Southern Europe to contribute to boosting the ability to innovate of certain countries and regions in the area