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Applications open for Innovation Prizes competition!

Applications open for Innovation Prizes competition!

10 Feb 2020 EIT Food is looking for early stage agrifood startups from Southern and Eastern Europe to join the Innovation Prizes competition. Most innovative startups can win up to €5,000 in regional...
“I have been able to gain further knowledge and experience on my professional field”, RIS Fellow at IMDEA

“I have been able to gain further knowledge and experience on my professional field”, RIS Fellow at IMDEA

23 Mar 2020 RIS Fellowships is dedicated to MSc students, graduates and young entrepreneurs from EIT RIS countries. They will have the opportunity to apply academic knowledge in practical context of work to...
Call for expressions of interest to carry out facilitation activities to foster a water-efficient and water-saving economy News

Call for expressions of interest to carry out facilitation activities to foster a water-efficient and water-saving economy

23 Mar 2020 EIT Climate-KIC is looking for an organisation and/or professional(s) that would carry out some activities within the project “Finding innovative solutions for water scarcity in Southern Europe...
Call for proposals to carry out activities to build entrepreneurial capacities for women in the agrifood business EIT Food Projects

Call for proposals to carry out activities to build entrepreneurial capacities for women in the agrifood business

03 Mar 2020 EIT Food is looking for 3 organisations based in the South of Europe, namely from Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain or Turkey and 2 organisations based in the East of Europe, namely from...
EIT Food’s partnership with Microsoft and Danone to accelerate AI startups to improve the food system together News

EIT Food’s partnership with Microsoft and Danone to accelerate AI startups to improve the food system together

28 Feb 2020 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...
Water Scarcity in Southern Europe: How EIT and its knowledge and innovation communities are contributing to one of the biggest threats of the decade News

Water Scarcity in Southern Europe: How EIT and its knowledge and innovation communities are contributing to one of the biggest threats of the decade

28 Feb 2020 Within a growing global trend of water consumption, European society and economy in different territories are asked to tackle the trends in boosting resilient infrastructures, circular economy and enabling multi-stakeholders...

Recent press releases

Winners announced for EIT Food Accelerator Network Programme

Winners announced for EIT Food Accelerator Network Programme

13 Nov 2019 The European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) Food has announced today the winners of its 2019 EIT Food Accelerator Network Programme: Orbem AI, uFraction8 and Trigger Systems
Twelve finalists of 2019 EIT Food Accelerator Network announced

Twelve finalists of 2019 EIT Food Accelerator Network announced

18 Oct 2019 The European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) Food  announced today the selection of the twelve finalists of its 2019 EIT Food Accelerator Network (EIT FAN) programme
World Food Day 2019

World Food Day 2019

16 Oct 2019 Our food systems are in crisis and unless we work together and take urgent actions, we are at risk of a continued rise in rates of hunger, obesity and diet-related chronic diseases