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EIT Food becomes partner in Flemish food coalition ‘Vlaamse kost’ to develop food strategy for the future

EIT Food becomes partner in Flemish food coalition ‘Vlaamse kost’ to develop food strategy for the future

19 Jan 2021 EIT Food West director Martine van Veelen is invited as an advisory partner to assist with the development of the Flemish food...
EIT Food to launch open call “Grow Workshops” News

EIT Food to launch open call “Grow Workshops”

23 Dec 2020 EIT Food has launched an open call for projects in the EIT Food Focus Area ‘Sustainable Agriculture’, underlining the strategic importance of engaging the farming community. The main...
Engaging the next generation of European consumers | The WeValueFood project News

Engaging the next generation of European consumers | The WeValueFood project

21 Dec 2020 Where does our food come from? How does food affect our health? And our planet? Knowing the answers to these questions are crucial to overcome the major problems our society...
EIT Food to launch open call “Sustainable Aquaculture” News

EIT Food to launch open call “Sustainable Aquaculture”

15 Dec 2020 EIT Food has launched an open call for projects in the innovation Focus Area “Sustainable Aquaculture” in order to strengthen its innovation portfolio of the 2021 Business Plan as...
EIT Food RisingFoodStar SwissDeCode commended at EIT Awards  News

EIT Food RisingFoodStar SwissDeCode commended at EIT Awards 

10 Dec 2020 EIT Food RisingFoodStar SwissDeCode takes third place in the prestigious EIT Venture Award category 
EIT Food report reveals lasting impact of COVID-19 pandemic on European food behaviours News

EIT Food report reveals lasting impact of COVID-19 pandemic on European food behaviours

01 Dec 2020 Survey of 5,000 consumers in 10 European countries reveals how lockdown has had a profound impact on food purchasing and consumption

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EIT Food hosts Sustainable Seafood Panel

EIT Food hosts Sustainable Seafood Panel

22 Jan 2021 EIT Food hosts sustainable seafood panel at the Sustainable Foods Conference to support innovations in aquaculture
EIT Food report reveals lasting impact of COVID-19 pandemic on European food behaviours

EIT Food report reveals lasting impact of COVID-19 pandemic on European food behaviours

01 Dec 2020 Survey of 5,000 consumers in 10 European countries reveals how lockdown has had a profound impact on food purchasing and consumption
EIT awards two flagship education programmes with prestigious accreditation

EIT awards two flagship education programmes with prestigious accreditation

26 Nov 2020 EIT Food has been awarded the notable EIT Label Certificate by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology for two of their flagship education programmes - Masters in Food Systems and the doctoral Global Food Venture programme