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Spain

Spain is one of the leading fish producers in the world and is one of EIT Food’s RIS countries

The agrifood sector as a spearhead of the Spanish economy

The Spanish agrifood sector has a major impact on the country’s economy, mainly in terms of employment, revenue and exports. Due to varying climate conditions, Spain has a diversified, regional production and a keen eye for innovative changes. This coupled with a high interest in R&D and a considerable research potential, makes Spain a clear recipient of EIT Food projects.

Room for Improvement

With a lack of effective cooperation among scientists, government and businesses, EIT Food can be the crucial link that strengthens these necessary bonds among Spanish actors. Furthermore, due to an agrifood industry with a very fragmented structure and fraught with small producers, it is essential to facilitate constant innovation to foster internationalization and competitiveness.

Spain

With a diverse regional cuisine and a good climate, Spain benefits from a wide range of ingredients, which makes Spanish culinary traditions well-known around the globe.

Contact Us

CLC South
Calle de Serrano Anguita, 13, 28004 Madrid. Spain
Parque Tecnológico de Bizkaia. Lekandene. Laida Bidea 214. 48170 Zamudio (Bizkaia) Spain

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News

A new packaging produced by lettuce by-products wins the Challenge Lab 2021 News

A new packaging produced by lettuce by-products wins the Challenge Lab 2021

14 Dec 2021 47 participants took part in the 2 days Challenge Lab 2021 to find innovative and sustainable solutions for the life cycle of lettuce production and consumption
Over 200 agents attended the II Fundación Juan Ramón Guillén Awards News

Over 200 agents attended the II Fundación Juan Ramón Guillén Awards

25 Nov 2021 Sponsored by EIT Food, Caja Rural de Jaén and Coosur, the II Fundación Juan Ramón Guillén Awards were hosted in Hacienda Guzmán, Sevilla where they delivered prizes valued in 12
Double recap under EIT Food Public Sector Representatives Activity Line News

Double recap under EIT Food Public Sector Representatives Activity Line

24 Nov 2021 This year, on December 1st, will be a double recap under EIT Food PSRAL (Public Sector Representatives Activity Line) - coordinated by Faculty of Management University of Warsaw: EIT Food RIS Government Executive Academy (GEA) and EIT Food RIS Research Infrastructure Network (RIN)
The 10 Selected Entrepreneurs for the Second Edition of EWA Spain are Announced

The 10 Selected Entrepreneurs for the Second Edition of EWA Spain are Announced

15 Nov 2021 Empowering Women in Agrifood Spain, an EIT Food entrepreneurship programme hosts 10 dedicated female entrepreneurs who have projects in the Agrifood sector
More than 200 School Children in Madrid benefit from the Annual Food Agenda’s Food Education Kit News

More than 200 School Children in Madrid benefit from the Annual Food Agenda’s Food Education Kit

10 Nov 2021 The AnnualFoodAgenda is aligned with EIT Food’s vision to build a world where everybody can access and enjoy sustainable, safe, and healthy food
New deadline: Call for expression of interest to participate in EIT Food RIS Consumer Engagement Labs News

New deadline: Call for expression of interest to participate in EIT Food RIS Consumer Engagement Labs

08 Nov 2021 EIT Food is looking for food companies that would participate in EIT Food RIS Consumer Engagement Labs project to commercialise selected results of Consumer Engagement Labs

Blog

The ‘Rebel’ with the regenerative vineyard

The ‘Rebel’ with the regenerative vineyard

09 Nov 2021 Having spent 25 years experimenting and advocating for low-intervention farming, Eduardo Azpillaga has achieved a vineyard that truly works in harmony with nature – and those who once doubted him are slowly coming round to his techniques
Can regenerative agriculture replace conventional farming?

Can regenerative agriculture replace conventional farming?

25 Aug 2020 As the Earth’s population rises and the need for sustainable food production continues to grow, farmers and policymakers are taking an increasing interest in regenerative agriculture as a positive, adaptable approach to sustainable farming
Water scarcity in Southern Europe: Food expert insights

Water scarcity in Southern Europe: Food expert insights

26 May 2020 Today a selection of food experts from the cross-KIC initiative Finding innovative solutions for water scarcity in Southern Europe share their thoughts with us