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.
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
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
Extension: Call for expression of interest to participate in EIT Food RIS Consumer Engagement Labs - startups
EIT Food is looking for startup/scaleup companies that would participate in EIT Food RIS Consumer Engagement Labs project to commercialise selected results of Consumer Engagement LabsRead more
The Smart Agrifood Summit Gathered in Málaga over 1600 Proffesionals from the Agrifood Sector
EIT Food South participated in one of the leading events of the Agrifood sector, the Smart Agrifood Summit in MálagaRead more
EIT Food offered courses in Spain to improve the profitability of the livestock sector through sustainability and innovation
Last September, EIT Food offered different free courses to professionals in the agrifood sectorRead more
AHFES Webinar: Discovering consumer trendes and the latest unnovations at the soft-drink sector
The AHFES project hosted an online webinar on the 22nd of September where experts talked about consumer trends and innovations within the soft-drink sectorRead more
The WaSeaBi project held the first in person Annual consortium meeting since COVID breakdown
WaSeaBi held the first annual consortium meeting in person after COVID breakdowm the 9th and 10 th of SeptemberRead more
EIT Food Startup Awareness Event organisers for 2021 Selected
EIT Food CLC North-East and CLC South have selected the new organisations to organise the EIT Food Startup Awareness Event for the local agrifood ecosystem in September-November 2021Read more
EIT Food celebrates food industry innovators: The Food and Drink Federation Future Leaders event
EIT Food sponsors the Food and Drink Federation Future Leaders event to celebrate the innovators that are transforming our food systemsRead more
Europe’s most innovative startups in agrifood connect with the market thanks to the III edition of FUN&FAN
The ‘FUN&FAN’ event, organised by the European EIT Food Consortium, has brought large companies together with innovative startups and investors and other key agents in the agrifood sector over two days: the 16th and 17th of SeptemberRead more
Call for EIT Food RIS Policy Council members 2021-2022 renewed call for Croatia, Greece, Spain and Turkey
EIT Food is looking for experts that would like to participate in the EIT Food RIS Policy Council from Croatia, Greece, Spain and TurkeyRead more
The Challenge Labs is a multi‐stage programme designed using principles from design thinking and service design. The primary aim of each Challenge Lab is to find innovative solutions to big, tangible problems faced by the food sector.Read more