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  • FOODIO - Food Solutions Master Class

    FOODIO, Food Solutions Master Class, is a multidisciplinary, challenge-based learning programme of EIT Food. Learn more here.

  • RIS Community Manager in Warsaw

     Download the full vacancy and contact details below

  • Launch of the EIT Food Accelerator Network

    The new EIT Food Accelerator Network will support 40 high impact agri-food start-ups, with in total €180,000 in equity-free cash prizes for the top 3 start-ups. More info on

  • EIT Impact Study

    December 1: EIT published their impact study, which analyses the socio-economic impact of the EIT and its Innovation Communities between 2010 and 2016’.

    Find out more here.

  • Cross-KIC workshop Climate Change Adaption Challenges

    December 7: Climate-KIC, EIT Health and EIT Food organise a workshop at EIT House to discuss recent research findings and co-create an innovation roadmap for addressing key climate change adaptation challenges

  • Andrew Carlin @ BBSRC

    November 2: The Diet and Health Research Industry Club (DRINC) just had their dissemination event (Manchester). Andrew Carlin presented EIT Food, download his presentation below.

  • MOOCs by EIT Innoenergy, EIT Digital & EIT Health

    Have a look at these interesting MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses): (1) Blockchain in the Energy Sector; (2) Big Data in Health and; (3) Impact of Climate Change on Public Health


  • Prof. Dr. Krzysztof Klincewicz @ EKMA

    November 7 - 8: The Congress is a two-day event with a EU dimension, aimed at agribusiness managers and intended to provide them with an annual update on the trends abundant in the agricultural area. Read more here.

  • GROW your REGIOn in Valencia

    November 8 - 9: co-organised by the European Commission's Directorate-Generals for 'Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs' and for 'Regional and Urban Policy', in cooperation with the Valencia Regional Authority.  Find more info here

  • Thomas Becker @ VDI Landtechnik

    November 10 - 11: The LAND.TECHNIK International Conference on Agricultural Engineering is the official opening event of biannual AGRITECHNICA. Our CLC central director will be presenting, discover more here

  • Begoña Pérez-Villarreal & Prof. Dr. Jochen Weiss @ EFFoST

    November 13 - 16: The 31st EFFoST International Conference will be held in Sitges, Spain under the theme: Food Science and Technology Challenges for the 21st Century - Research to Progress Society. More info here.

  • Begoña Pérez-Villareal @ CAETS Annual Meeting

    November 13 - 17: Under the CAETS motto of Engineering a Better World, this year there will be a 2-day conference centered on Engineering and the Bioeconomy including a presention by our director of CLC South. More info here.

  • Prof. Dr. Thomas Hoffman @ 10 Years Fraunhofer

    November 13: 10 Years Fraunhofer Alliance Food Chain Management  - Symposium "Food Systems - Fit for the future?" More info here

  • Klaus Beetz @ DG ICT-AGRI conference

    November 17: The focus of the conference is on digitisation in the agri-food system: Opportunities and challenges, European collaboration, and ICT-AGRI contributions of 8 years. Find the program here.

  • EIT Food stand @ Food Matters Live

    November 21 - 23: Visit the EIT Food stand and our partners Döhler, DSM, Nestlé, Valio and University of Reading at the UK’s biggest cross-sector event. Find out more here.

  • Krzysztof Klincewizc @ Cross KIC RIS event

    November 22 - 23: The event will be organised by EIT RawMaterials, its EIT RawMaterials HUB Regional Center Adria and the Slovenian Strategic Research and Innovation Partnership (SRIP) – Circular Economy. Read more here.

  • Klaus Beetz @ Digitising agriculture and food value chain by DG AGRUI - DG RTD - FOOD2030

    November 24: This event forms part of the Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 2 InfoWeek. Our former COO Klaus Beetz will give a talk, learn more here

  • Dr. Thorsten Koenig @ Global Food Summit

    November 29 - 30: Our director of innovation will be one of the speakers at the Global Food Summit in Berlin. Discover more about the summit here

  • Our RisingFoodStars @ Innoveit

    Linda Grieder (Rethink Resource) and Isabel Hoffmann (Tellspec) will showcase while Nora Khaldi (Nuritas) is a keynote speaker at InnovEIT! Discover more here

  • Office Manager at our Co-Location Centre (CLC) Central in Freising

     Download the full vacancy and contact details below

  • EIT Awareness Day in Tallinn

    October 13, 2017: The EIT with the Estonian Ministry of Education and Research is organising an EIT Awareness Day on 13 October 2017 in Tallinn. Have a look here.

  • Dr. Thorsten Koenig @ Future Food-Tech Summit

    October 18 - 19: As part of Rethink Ag & Food Innovation Week, Future Food-Tech, London aims to bridge the gap between food, health and the medical system. More info here

  • INNOVEIT 2017

    October 16-17: Have you registered yet? Don't miss the chance to engage with top EU innovators! Register here

  • Prof. Dr. Jochen Weiss @ Food 2030

    October 16: This one day conference will serve to disseminate successful European Research and Innovation (R&I) initiatives and contribute to the ongoing science-policy dialogue in the area of Food Nutrition and Security.

  • Prof. Dr. Jochen Weiss @ IFOOD’17

    October 9: Our Director for Education, Prof. Dr. Jochen Weiss will be presenting at the 4th Innovation Food Conference. Discover more about the event here.

  • Project Manager EIT Food for our co-location center in Warsaw

     Download the full vacancy and contact details below

  • February 2017 - Innovation Marketplace, Bilbao

    Discover more about our first innovation marketplace in Bilbao here.

  • 07/09/2017 - Partner Assembly in Warsaw

    Our second partner assembly will take place in Warsaw on 7th September 2017.

  • Find out where EIT Food is present at the following top agri-food events in the coming months.

    Download our calendar of the events where you can come see us.

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