What we do
EIT Food West wants to revolutionize the current food sector into a healthy, sustainable and transparent system.
We are all connected to the food we eat, and we believe that together we can bring about a change: with everyone who loves food and drink, with the large companies that offer food products, with the chefs that cook our meals, with start-ups who have innovative ideas, with the knowledge of universities, and with the local farmers who produce our food.
We bring all these parties together, and by organising workshops, events and social media campaigns we inspire you to join us in creating a healthy, sustainable and transparent food sector.
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EIT Community launches Cross-KIC Circular Economy calls
Strengthening Collaboration for a climate-neutral EuropeRead more
Colruyt Group launches Eco-Score to show the environmental impact of food products
Our partner Colruyt Group created a visual solution to show consumers the environmental impact of food products through the Eco-ScoreRead more
EIT Food and Growzer launch circular ecosystem against food waste in the catering and food industry
From a circular perspective, the waste of one player is the raw material for anotherRead more
SwissDeCode nominated for EIT Award by EIT Food for Covid-19 detection test in food processing and packaging
SwissDeCode nominated by EIT Food for EIT Food AwardsRead more
Startup Tilkal awarded with “EIT Food prize for Best Pitch” at ToastersLAB’s 2020 Demo Day
Startup Tilkal awarded with “EIT Food prize for Best Pitch” at ToastersLAB’s 2020 Demo DayRead more
EIT Food Accelerator Network announces its third cohort of disruptive agrifood startups
EIT Food announced today the 60 high-impact agrifood startups that have been selected to join the EIT Food Acceleration Network (EIT FAN) in its 6 acceleration hubs across EuropeRead more
Robin Food transforms surplus vegetables into soups for social grocery stores and food aid
Today EIT Food, together with 4 partners enVie, Rikolto, RIMO and Riso launch a new soup, with a great story: Robin FoodRead more
EIT Food’s partnership with Microsoft and Danone to accelerate AI startups to improve the food system together
EIT Food continues to broaden its community of people who care about food and its impact on our health and planet by partnering with Microsoft and Danone to select and accelerate 6 agrifood startups specialising in Artificial Intelligence (AI)Read more