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Applications open for Innovation Prizes competition!

Applications open for Innovation Prizes competition!

10 Feb 2020 EIT Food is looking for early stage agrifood startups from Southern and Eastern Europe to join the Innovation Prizes competition. Most innovative startups can win up to €5,000 in regional...
The most important trends in food innovation – EATrends

The most important trends in food innovation – EATrends

11 Feb 2020 The transformation of the food system has already begun and it is increasingly in line with people’s changing needs. Discover how they impact our everyday lives.
Call for proposals to carry out activities to build entrepreneurial capacities for women in the agrifood business EIT Food Projects

Call for proposals to carry out activities to build entrepreneurial capacities for women in the agrifood business

06 Feb 2020 EIT Food is looking for 3 organisations based in the South of Europe, namely from Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain or Turkey and 2 organisations based in the East of Europe, namely from...
Taking science to the people: from laboratory to local shopping mall News

Taking science to the people: from laboratory to local shopping mall

30 Jan 2020 Researchers’ Night with EIT Food was organized in Poland on 27 September 2019 by a group of scientists from the Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research of the Polish Academy...
Trust through transparency: Connecting Food to the consumer News

Trust through transparency: Connecting Food to the consumer

30 Jan 2020 RisingFoodStar Connecting Food have created a digital platform that can follow a product in real-time, tracking and digitally auditing each batch or production as it goes through the food...
Can we trust the health claims on food labels? EIT Food Projects

Can we trust the health claims on food labels?

30 Jan 2020 Consumers don't always understand or trust the health claims on food packaging labels. An EIT Food project is developing a digital toolkit to enhance the scientific communication of...

Recent press releases

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
Twelve finalists of 2019 EIT Food Accelerator Network announced

Twelve finalists of 2019 EIT Food Accelerator Network announced

18 Oct 2019 The European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) Food  announced today the selection of the twelve finalists of its 2019 EIT Food Accelerator Network (EIT FAN) programme
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