What We Do
Working towards a more innovative food sector in the southern European region.
As one of EIT Food Co-Location Centres, the CLC South was established in Spain in 2017 to build bridges among leading businesses, universities, research centres, institutes and the food market. It consists of partners from Cyprus, Italy, Israel Greece, Portugal and Spain and of local innovation hubs in Greece, Italy, Portugal and Turkey.
With a consumer-centric approach, our main goal is to deliver a healthier lifestyle for citizens by enhancing high-value-added cooperation and integration in order to stimulate innovation, talent development and consumer involvement.
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EIT Food South
EIT Food South operates in Italy, Israel, Spain, Greece, Portugal and Turkey.
The Regenerative Agriculture Manual
The Regenerative Agriculture Manual is a crop-specific guidebook designed to help Mediterranean farmers transition from conventional or organic production systems to regenerative agriculture. Each chapter explains the most important regenerative agriculture practices such as cover crops, water management, diversification, and design and how they apply to your farm.Read More
EIT Food Foresight: The Impact of COVID-19 on the Agrifood Sector in Southern Europe
Due to COVID-19 we have had to rethink our production, supply chain and consumer behaviours. Read our report about the Impact of COVID-19 on the agrifood sector in Southern Europe.Read more
Southern European initiatives to reduce obesity
The global prevalence of obesity has been increasing over the last decades both among adults and among children. Read our report about Southern European initiatives to reduce obesity and learn how we can transform our society with healthy habits!Read more
2020 EIT Food South Activity Report
It has been our third year working towards a more innovative food sector in Southern European regions. We are working hard to connect consumers with businesses, startups, researchers and students to transform our food ecosystem and build the food of the future.Download Report
A conversation with the Expert Community: Giuseppe Scionti shares his view on plant based protein and the impact of COVID-19
COVID-19 has severely affected food chain supply, bringing new challenges and uncertainty towards future. Food Tank president, Danielle Nierenberg, spoke with Giuseppe Scionti, EIT Food Accelerator Network Alumni, a member of the Food R&D Expert community and CEO and Co-founder of Novameat, about the matter.Learn more
Can regenerative agriculture replace conventional farming?
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.Read more
Join the Agrifood Futures Community and engage with top agrifood experts throughout Europe
The EIT Food Agrifood Futures Community brings together agrifood experts from business, academia and research backgrounds to share and collaborate around the most pressing agrifood challenges.Read more
A new packaging produced by lettuce by-products wins the Challenge Lab 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 consumptionRead more
The 2021 Italian Journalism Awards Have Been Announced !
Federico Turrisi and Gianluca Atzeni are the 2021 Italian Journalism Awards winnersRead more
Over 200 agents attended the II Fundación Juan Ramón Guillén Awards
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 12Read more
The First Portuguese Journalism Awards Winners Have Been Revealed !
Carlos Rico and Sílvia Camharina are the first Portuguese Journalism Awards WinnersRead more
EIT Food South Offers Online Mentoring Package Focussing on Finding Opportunities Within Horizon Europe
The mentoring packages are focused on finding opportunities within Horizon EuropeRead more
The Second Edition of EIT Food EWA Empowers Women Entrepreneurs in Portugal
EIT Food EWA offers its participants 6 months of personalised mentorship with a business expert, as well as access to several contacts from an international network and funding opportunities up to 10,000€Read more
The 10 Selected Entrepreneurs for the Second Edition of EWA Spain are Announced
Empowering Women in Agrifood Spain, an EIT Food entrepreneurship programme hosts 10 dedicated female entrepreneurs who have projects in the Agrifood sectorRead more
More than 200 School Children in Madrid benefit from the Annual Food Agenda’s Food Education Kit
The AnnualFoodAgenda is aligned with EIT Food’s vision to build a world where everybody can access and enjoy sustainable, safe, and healthy foodRead more
New deadline: Call for expression of interest to participate in EIT Food RIS Consumer Engagement Labs
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 LabsRead more
New Trainings Available for Download on AHFES Web Page
The AHFES Project offers new online training material from 2021Read more