EIT Food South organises a refresher webinar for their partners about how to prepare strong business-case proposals for EIT Food.Read more
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.
With a view to provide EIT Food South partners with excellent skills on writing business proposals, EIT Food South organised a webinar titled "Structure of a Proposal for EIT Food". This training was aimed at giving invaluable tools for preparing business proposals to over 50 participants.
We send a warm welcome to our 2 new core member partners and to our three new Rising Food Stars who are now joining the EIT Food South Community. While partners bring extensive expertise and experience to support us create a brand-new food system, startups represent the agile and swift partners that help us drive the innovation of the future within this large network.
CLC South and CLC North-East came together in Warsaw to inaugurate the 2019 collaboration with 13 EIT Food hubs. This local network of partners will help EIT Food scout for talent & organise activities in their local ecosystems in order to continue boosting local innovation and improving the food sector.