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 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 childhood obesity, sustainable aquaculture and sustainable land use.
Our impact in these areas forms part of EIT Food's wider mission to transform our food system.
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Preservation Culture Case Study
Preservation Culture - previous participants of EIT Food’s Change Makers Programme are on a mission to support women and tackle food waste.
Preservation Culture was formed in 2019 with an important purpose – to support women who are often excluded from the workforce while tackling the food waste crisis. We share their story to inspire women to pursue their agrifood business ventures and contribute to transforming our food systemsLearn more
Entio Case Study
Entio - previous participants of EIT Food’s Change Maker’s Programme are on a mission to help rural farmers to repurpose their agricultural waste, rather than throw it away.
Entio was formed to enable rural farmers to contribute to a circular bioeconomy, by repurposing their agricultural waste into natural fertiliser and high-protein food supplements for animal feed. We share their story of empowering rural communities to transform their waste into new sustainable products, to contribute to the revolution of our food systems.Learn more
Engaging Consumers in the Future of Food
EIT Food North-West took part in New Scientist Live’s Future of Food and Agriculture event to inspire consumers to transform the food system.
The event explored a variety of food system topics from alternative proteins to food waste, where world-leading scientists, academics and technologists took to the virtual stage to discuss the brilliant projects, research and innovations that are driving the next food and agricultural revolution.Read more
Entio: supporting rural farmers to repurpose agricultural waste
Entio are a London and Colombian-based startup, optimising the transformation of natural waste into edible insect proteins and fertiliserRead more
Market validation is a key process often overlooked by entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurs and startups are developing valuable innovations that are shaping the future of tomorrow’s food system, so it is healthier, more sustainable and trustedRead more
Be inspired! Consumers can help to transform our agrifood sectors
Consumers are at the centre of food system transformationRead more
Polish biotech startup produces zero-waste rapeseed protein
The FutureKitchen series explains how food technology works through Virtual RealityRead more