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EIT Food

Welcome! Sveiki! Velkommen! Mirëseerdhët! Dobrodošli! Добре дошли! Dobrodošli! Vítejte! Tere tulemast! Tervetuloa! გამარჯობა! Laipni lūdzam! Добредојдовте! Velkommen! Բարի գալուստ! Witamy! Bun venit! Добродошли! Vitajte! Dobrodošli! Välkommen! Ласкаво просимо! Üdvözöljük!

What we do

Our goal is to redesign the way we produce, deliver, consume and recycle our food.

EIT Food Co-Location Centre North-East was established in Warsaw in 2017. Together with our partners from Denmark, Finland and Poland we work towards making the food system more resource-efficient, secure, transparent and trusted. Our goal is to boost the skills and entrepreneurial spirit in agri-food sector in order to deliver a healthier lifestyle for all European citizens. 

CLC North-East coordinates implementation of RIS activities in Central and Eastern Europe.

EIT Food North-East

Our Team

Marja-Liisa Meurice Director EIT Food CLC North-East Marja-Liisa Meurice
Adam Strzelecki Project Manager /cross KIC activities Adam Strzelecki
Justyna Kulawik-Dutkowska Project Manager Justyna Kulawik-Dutkowska
Monika Linkowska HQ Event Manager Monika Linkowska
Milda Krauzlis Project Manager / RIS Community Manager Milda Krauzlis
Adriana Bałazy RIS Business Development Manager Adriana Bałazy
Aleksandra Niżyńska RIS Communication Manager Aleksandra Niżyńska
Yulia Bodnar RIS Startup Support Manager Yulia Bodnar
Małgorzata Młynarska Social Media and Communication Intern Małgorzata Młynarska
Jolanta Krzywiec Project Manager Jolanta Krzywiec
Ewa Rzeszowska Interim Project Manager Ewa Rzeszowska


EIT Festival Helsinki 2019 News

EIT Festival Helsinki 2019

13 Dec 2019 The EIT Festival was organised back-to-back with the Finnish EU- Presidency event and the European Days for Sustainable Circular Economy, gathering officials and stakeholders around Europe
The European Days for Sustainable Circular Economy News

The European Days for Sustainable Circular Economy

13 Dec 2019 The European Days for Sustainable Circular Economy event was held 30 September–1 October in Helsinki in connection with Finland’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union
Government representatives from RIS countries for the second time came to Warsaw News

Government representatives from RIS countries for the second time came to Warsaw

12 Dec 2019 For three days more than 30 government representatives, researchers and entrepreneurs from 15 European countries discussed the newest trends in agri-food innovation in Warsaw
Students’ work on innovative side stream solutions during RIS Venturing School 2019 in Olsztyn News

Students’ work on innovative side stream solutions during RIS Venturing School 2019 in Olsztyn

11 Dec 2019 The seven-day training managed by professional tutors was a great opportunity for young researchers to improve their entrepreneurial skills and use their scientific experience and university knowledge to create new concepts towards sustainable management of side streams in the food industry
Warsaw Foodhaton 2019 – Let’s beat up the food waste! News

Warsaw Foodhaton 2019 – Let’s beat up the food waste!

10 Dec 2019 On the 27-28th of November Warsaw became the capital of #zerowaste movement! Warsaw Foodhaton 2019 – Let’s beat up the food waste! was a sum up of the project RIS Food Solutions carried out by Maspex and EIT Food including mentoring of students’ teams from different European countries of innovative projects
Consumer Engagement Lab in Kaunas News

Consumer Engagement Lab in Kaunas

10 Dec 2019 EIT Food RIS Consumer Engagement Lab was organised in Lithuania on the 14th and 28th of October in a form of a 2-day workshop


EIT Food


What we do

Our team is responsible for driving innovation in the food sector in the regions of the UK, Ireland and Iceland.

We work closely with a unique network of partners including key industry players, agrifood startups, research centres and universities from our regions. 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 goal is to support the food sector to produce healthy and sustainable food, trusted by society. We will achieve this goal by:

  • Creating and scaling-up the most impactful regional agrifood startups to deliver new food innovations and businesses
  • Developing local talents and leaders to transform our food system
  • Working with our regional partners to launch new innovative products and ingredients to deliver healthier and more sustainable food
  • Engaging the public at both a local and regional level so that they can become the agents of change in our food system
EIT Food North-West

Our Team

Andrew Carlin Director Andrew Carlin
Lukxmi Balathasan Programme Manager Business Creation Lukxmi Balathasan
Vivien Bodereau Programme Manager Education Vivien Bodereau
Mercedes Groba Programme Manager Innovation Mercedes Groba
Matt Eastland Content Writer / Relationship Manager Matt Eastland
Laura Elphick Communications and Events Assistant Laura Elphick



EIT Food Central

EIT Food

Welkom! Welcome! Willkommen!

What we do

Catalysing Food Innovation in the Heart of Europe.

Our regional office based in Bavaria, Germany operates as an innovation hub for our partners from Germany, the Netherlands and Austria. We offer opportunities to arrange events, meetings, seminars, and outreach activities and take a leading role in the regional development of the Food sector.

We are your Partner in Co-Creating the Future of Healthy Food.

EIT Food Central