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Applications open for startups coping with Water Scarcity in Southern Europe! News

Applications open for startups coping with Water Scarcity in Southern Europe!

27 May 2020 The initiative seeks to promote 30 businesses that, through technological and social innovations as well as new services, provide tools to face the increasing issue of water access. The programme will...
EIT Food launches “Los Salvacomidas” an initiative to deliver over 60,000 healthy children’s meals News

EIT Food launches “Los Salvacomidas” an initiative to deliver over 60,000 healthy children’s meals

20 May 2020 The project seeks to help vulnerable families with children that have been affected by the Coronavirus outbreak providing them with nutritious meals and educating them on healthy eating habits. ...
EIT Food launches funding opportunity to support agrifood startups and high impact innovations during the COVID-19 crisis Press

EIT Food launches funding opportunity to support agrifood startups and high impact innovations during the COVID-19 crisis

14 May 2020 EIT Food has launched two funding opportunities to support the European agrifood sector through the COVID-19 crisis.
EIT Crisis Response Initiative News

EIT Crisis Response Initiative

13 May 2020 The EIT Governing Board has decided to mobilise EUR 60 million of additional funding to innovators powering high-impact solutions that tackle this unprecedented social and economic challenge.
EIT Food COVID-19 Rapid Response Call for Innovation projects News

EIT Food COVID-19 Rapid Response Call for Innovation projects

11 May 2020 EIT Food launches COVID-19 Rapid Response Call for Innovation projects. This call is open to partners and non-partners of EIT Food.
Public Engagement Proof of Concept call

Public Engagement Proof of Concept call

04 May 2020 This call is open to partners and non-partners of EIT Food. As a non-partner you will need to find an EIT Food partner to cooperate with and to take on...

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EIT Food launches funding opportunity to support agrifood startups and high impact innovations during the COVID-19 crisis

EIT Food launches funding opportunity to support agrifood startups and high impact innovations during the COVID-19 crisis

14 May 2020 EIT Food has launched two funding opportunities to support the European agrifood sector through the COVID-19 crisis
Robin Food transforms surplus vegetables into soups for social grocery stores and food aid

Robin Food transforms surplus vegetables into soups for social grocery stores and food aid

10 Apr 2020 Today EIT Food, together with 4 partners enVie, Rikolto, RIMO and Riso launch a new soup, with a great story: Robin Food
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