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 Italy, Israel and Spain and of local innovation hubs in Greece, 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.
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
June: EIT Food IV Innovation Forum on targeted nutrition
The fourth edition of the EIT Food Innovation Forum gathers professionals from the entire value chain to show and discuss how targeted nutrition will revolution the food industry and facilitate a fundamental transformation. Since its first edition in 2018, the EIT Food Innovation Forum has evolved and this year, positions itself stronger than ever as a key event for professionals around the targeted nutrition world.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
The results of the call for expressions of interest to carry out activities within “Empowering Women in Agrifood”
Eight organizations will collaborate with EIT Food in the implementation of EWA 2021 EditionRead more
Application is now open for EIT Food RIS Research Infrastructure Network 2021!
Are you from Poland, Italy, Romania, or Spain and managing publicly funded agrifood research infrastructure? Are you wonder how to provide hands-on innovation support to local or regional stakeholder communities, notably startups and SMEs? Or, maybe you are interested in how to build cross border collaboration and draw the attention of key agrifood industry players to your research infrastructure capacities and opportunities? Then our EIT Food RIS Research Infrastructure Network program is for you!Read more
EIT Food Government Executive Academy 2021: extended deadline for applicants from: Cyprus, Hungary, Latvia, Malta, Slovakia, Slovenia, Romania
Deadline for application to the EIT Food RIS Government Executive Academy for applicants from: Cyprus, Hungary, Latvia, Malta, Slovakia, Slovenia, Romania has been extended to April 23thRead more
EIT Water: nearly 80% of the world’s population might be exposed to water insecurity due to climate change
The cross-KIC initiative - which brings together EIT Climate-KIC, EIT Food, EIT Manufacturing, and EIT Raw Materials - focuses on accelerating innovation commercialization of technological solutions for challenges faced at the intersection of water, climate, agriculture, and energy, to address the water scarcity problemRead more
Results of EIT Food Consumer Engagement Labs selection process, 2021
EIT Food announces that 10 universities have been selected for the EIT Food RIS Consumer Engagement Labs activity, 2021Read more
Applications open for Test Farms: test your agritech solution in the field!
Need help with testing your agritech solution? Apply for Test Farms and validate your product with farmers!Read more
Applications open for TeamUp: find the right co-founder for your agrifood startup
Are you looking for a tech or business co-founder to help you build an impactful agrifood startup? Apply for TeamUp, find the right co-founder and receive training and funding from EIT FoodRead more
EIT Food will reward SMEs and startups that work in the value chain of the olive sector in Europe
This European prize, worth 4,000 euros, has been included in the Juan Ramón Guillén Foundation AwardsRead more
EIT Food together with EIT Climate-KIC, EIT Digital and EIT Manufacturing are looking for 3 problem holders and 20 solution providers to participate in the Cross-KIC initiative “Finding innovative solutions for water scarcity in Southern Europe”.Read more