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  • World Food Day #FoodWasteHero challenge
    World Food Day #FoodWasteHero challenge

    28/09/2018

    Get involved on World Food Day to help raise awareness around food waste challenges on social media.

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  • What food will we be eating in space in the future?
    What food will we be eating in space in the future?

    27/09/2018

    We blast off with this week’s blog as we catch up with Angelo Vermeulen, a space systems researcher and biologist, to explore what foods astronauts eat in space and how to keep space explorers healthy during space missions. Watch our videos or see our social media series to fill any black holes in your knowledge!

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  • Climate-KIC course: How to increase efficiently the role of short food supply chains?
    Climate-KIC course: How to increase efficiently the role of short food supply chains?

    25/09/2018

    We invite you to join Climate KICs program to learn and apply various tools for system innovation, to engage directly with stakeholders in Budapest and Valencia, meetwith experts, and work in a dynamic, multidisciplinary environment.

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  • Six nominations for EIT Food projects, start-ups and women entrepreneurs
    Six nominations for EIT Food projects, start-ups and women entrepreneurs

    04/09/2018

    Two EIT Food projects, two start-ups and two women entrepreneurs have been nominated in three award categories from the top graduates, entrepreneurs and innovators across Europe as part of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) Awards, to be held in Budapest on 4 October during the EIT’s annual Innovation Forum, INNOVEIT.

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  • A view from our colleagues: from bed bugs to business creation
    A view from our colleagues: from bed bugs to business creation

    16/08/2018

    This month CLC NW’s Business Creation Programme Manager, Lukxmi Balathasan, gives us her reflections on her role and why we should all live our objectives.

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  • Expanding disruption with our 16 meter Food Innovation Booth
    Expanding disruption with our 16 meter Food Innovation Booth

    16/08/2018

    On sunday August 5th, EIT Food CLC West had the unique opportunity to host for the first time ever 16 meter long Food Innovation Booth. Discover how more than 10,000 visitors experienced the future of food! 

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  • Growing the EIT Food RisingFoodStars community: 15 new start-ups join our network
    Growing the EIT Food RisingFoodStars community: 15 new start-ups join our network

    13/08/2018

     

    On 02 July 2018 we were pleased to inform another 15 agrifood startups that their application to join the EIT Food Community as our second cohort of RisingFoodStars had been accepted.

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  • Spotlight Interview: Entomics, an EIT Food RisingFoodStar
    Spotlight Interview: Entomics, an EIT Food RisingFoodStar

    13/08/2018

    Entomics CSO, Miha Pipan, explains how serendipity led him to become an entrepreneur and why the Black Solider Fly is the ‘crown jewel’ of the insect industry…

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  • A Citizen Participation Forum on Vertical Farming
    A Citizen Participation Forum on Vertical Farming

    13/08/2018

    Researcher Mascha Gugganig gets to the root of the Citizen Participation Forum held at the Deutsches Museum in Munich in July 2018.

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  • Cross-KIC EIT Food & Health
    Cross-KIC EIT Food & Health

    18/06/2018

    Innovators, researchers and entrepreneurs in the European food sector met at Koppert Biological Systems’ headquarters in the Netherlands last week Thrusday to inspire collaboration and innovation in this sector for improved food production, nutrition and health. Hosted by Koppert, the conference encouraged the partners of EIT Food, a pan-EU consortium that focuses on the food sector, to work together to introduce and speed up the urgent changes needed in food production.

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  • EIT Food’s CEO calls for stronger R&I in food
    EIT Food’s CEO calls for stronger R&I in food

    15/06/2018

    Speaking at the Bulgarian EU Presidency’s conference “Research & Innovation for Food and Nutrition Security: Transforming our Food Systems”, EIT Food’s CEO Filip Fontaine called on the EU and its Member States to show strong commitment to research and innovation in the agri-food sector in the next EU long-term budget, covering the 2021-2027 period. He also stressed the importance of consumer empowerment.

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  • Bridging the trust gap in the food sector
    Bridging the trust gap in the food sector

    06/06/2018

    Dr Anna Macready explains how EIT Food’s Trust Barometer is vital to improving consumers’ faith in the food industry. Discover the article here.

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  • EIT Food Announces 2018 Class of Start-ups for the EIT Food Accelerator Network
    EIT Food Announces 2018 Class of Start-ups for the EIT Food Accelerator Network

    05/06/2018

     

    EIT Food introduces the 41 high-impact agri-food start-ups that will join the final stage of acceleration and benefit from world-class mentorship, programming, and resources.

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  • Management Change EIT Food
    Management Change EIT Food

    24/05/2018

    EIT Food has announced today that Mrs Margaret Bath will step down from her role as CEO due to changes in her personal circumstances. To ensure continuity of leadership and to secure an effective intermediate process, Mr Filip Fontaine will join EIT Food full-time in the role of interim CEO as of June 01 2018. EIT Food will initiate a search for a permanent CEO.

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  • Great Teams and Innovative Business Ideas at Second Cross-KIC EIT RIS Business Planning Bootcamp in Budapest, Hungary
    Great Teams and Innovative Business Ideas at Second Cross-KIC EIT RIS Business Planning Bootcamp in Budapest, Hungary

    18/05/2018

     

    Organised jointly by EIT Health, EIT RawMaterials and EIT Food in cooperation with Climate-KIC, the second edition of the Business Ideas Competition has become a proven concept, successful in educating young entrepreneurs, thus fostering innovation.

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  • Nestlé aiming at 100% recyclable or reusable packaging by 2025
    Nestlé aiming at 100% recyclable or reusable packaging by 2025

    13/05/2018

    Nestlé today announced its ambition to make 100% of its packaging recyclable or re-usable by 2025. Its vision is that none of its packaging, including plastics, ends up in landfill or as litter. Nestlé believes that there is an urgent need to minimize the impact of packaging on the environment.

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  • EIT Food Hubs selection process - results
    EIT Food Hubs selection process - results

    18/04/2018

    It is a great pleasure for us to inform you that our EIT Food centres CLC North-East and CLC South have selected the following organisations to perform the role of EIT Food Hubs in 2018

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  • Peter van Bladeren steps down after two years as Chairman of EIT Food’s Supervisory Board
    Peter van Bladeren steps down after two years as Chairman of EIT Food’s Supervisory Board

    17/03/2018

     

    EIT Food announces that Professor Peter van Bladeren, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of EIT Food’s Board of Management, has stepped down as member and Chair per May 10, 2018.

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