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Deadline extended! Ideation Awards of EIT xKIC New European Bauhaus looking for Climathon and hackathon participants News

Deadline extended! Ideation Awards of EIT xKIC New European Bauhaus looking for Climathon and hackathon participants

04 Nov 2021 EU teams participating in the 2021 EIT Climate-KIC Climathon and hackathons of EIT Digital, EIT Food and EIT Urban Mobility can win prizes...
EIT Food celebrates impact at awards ceremony News

EIT Food celebrates impact at awards ceremony

27 Oct 2021 Four winners have been announced for the EIT Food Impact awards
Young innovators transform global food systems during World Food Day Foodathon News

Young innovators transform global food systems during World Food Day Foodathon

18 Oct 2021 World Food Day Foodathon winners come up with innovative ideas to tackle food loss and waste, agriculture and health
Foodathon will empower young innovators from Europe and Africa to transform our food systems News

Foodathon will empower young innovators from Europe and Africa to transform our food systems

04 Oct 2021 A new collaboration between EIT Food and JA Europe: bringing together more than 100 students from secondary schools in Africa and Europe to come up with solutions...
EIT Food celebrates food industry innovators: The Food and Drink Federation Future Leaders event News

EIT Food celebrates food industry innovators: The Food and Drink Federation Future Leaders event

23 Sep 2021 EIT Food sponsors the Food and Drink Federation Future Leaders event to celebrate the innovators that are transforming our food systems.

Recent press releases

Two EIT Food startups recognised in the world’s top 50 SMEs

Two EIT Food startups recognised in the world’s top 50 SMEs

28 Jul 2021 EIT Food is delighted that two RisingFoodStars startups from within the EIT Food community are amongst the 50 winners of the UN Food Systems Summit ‘Best Small Business: Good Food for All’ competition announced today
Gen Z demand radical change from the food sector to tackle access to healthy and affordable food

Gen Z demand radical change from the food sector to tackle access to healthy and affordable food

26 Jul 2021 New research reveals young people across Europe want an overhaul of how they access, discuss and learn about healthy food
EIT Food launches free online nutrition course for medical professionals

EIT Food launches free online nutrition course for medical professionals

18 Jul 2021 EIT Food has today announced the launch of a new free online course, aiming to empower the future and current generation of medical professionals