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World Food Day 2019 News

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...
We launched Generation Food! News

We launched Generation Food!

10 Oct 2019 Generation Food was launched on Wednesday 25 September. The result of a collaboration between the province of Flemish Brabant, Boerenbond, PROEF, EIT Food, KU Leuven, UCLL, KBC, City of Leuven and...
Healthy nutrition and food safety are the focus of the 2nd Food Innovation Forum held in Bilbao News

Healthy nutrition and food safety are the focus of the 2nd Food Innovation Forum held in Bilbao

08 Oct 2019 EIT Food brings together experts from the agrifood sector, researchers and innovation agents in the capital of Bizkaia to address the challenges faced by Europe
The Polyfly and Sonicat Systems start-ups win the EIT Food ‘Innovation Prizes’ in Bilbao News

The Polyfly and Sonicat Systems start-ups win the EIT Food ‘Innovation Prizes’ in Bilbao

04 Oct 2019 The jury welcomes the innovation provided by the two projects: Polyfly with its natural pollination solutions and Sonicat Systems for applying ultrasound to sustainable food processing. The first prize is...
The FoodHIVE: enabling collaboration within a food innovation community News

The FoodHIVE: enabling collaboration within a food innovation community

01 Oct 2019 The challenges we are facing in the food system can only be solved by working and innovating together, and so when you are trying to transform the food system, collaboration...
Introducing 8 New Network Partners joining the EIT Food Community News

Introducing 8 New Network Partners joining the EIT Food Community

30 Sep 2019 With new partnership levels in place, EIT Food will continuously grow with new and exciting partners. Here we welcome the first 8 newly confirmed Network Partners who share our commitment to...

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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
EIT Food selects 14 mature agrifood startups to drive disruption of the food system

EIT Food selects 14 mature agrifood startups to drive disruption of the food system

03 Jul 2019 On July 3 we were delighted to inform 14 agrifood startups from 10 different countries that they had been accepted into the 3rd cohort of the EIT Food RisingFoodStars community
EIT Food Accelerator Network announces second cohort of agrifood startups

EIT Food Accelerator Network announces second cohort of agrifood startups

19 Jun 2019 Leuven, 19 June 2019 – EIT Food (The food Innovation Community of the European Institute of Innovation & Technology) announced today the 54 high-impact agrifood startups that have been selected to join the EIT Food Acceleration Network (EIT FAN) in its 5 acceleration hubs across Europe