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EIT Food London influencer event to discuss ‘food systems of the future’ News

EIT Food London influencer event to discuss ‘food systems of the future’

18 Nov 2018 19 November 2018, London – When communicating to the public, what are the major challenges in the food system? How can we address them and what gaps exist between issues such as...
Food for thought: why your brain is always running a marathon News

Food for thought: why your brain is always running a marathon

13 Nov 2018 We get a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) as Alessandro Cicerale, research fellow and lecturer at the University of Turin in Italy, talks...
EIT Food Discovered: Keeping the heart of an organisation pumping News

EIT Food Discovered: Keeping the heart of an organisation pumping

11 Nov 2018 This month our HQ Operations Project Manager, Anne-Marie Banescu, gives us her reflections on her role and why she feels that Operations is the heart of our organisation
EIT Food’s partner Isabel Hoffmann, CEO of Tellspec, wins EU woman innovation award News

EIT Food’s partner Isabel Hoffmann, CEO of Tellspec, wins EU woman innovation award

05 Oct 2018 Leuven, 05 October 2018 – The European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) rewarded Europe’s top innovators in the fields of energy, health and food. EIT Food’s partner...
World Food Day #FoodWasteHero challenge News

World Food Day #FoodWasteHero challenge

28 Sep 2018 Get involved on World Food Day to help raise awareness around food waste challenges on social media.
What food will we be eating in space in the future? News

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

27 Sep 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...

Recent press releases

EIT Food announces recipients of €6.17 million COVID-19 Innovation Fund

EIT Food announces recipients of €6.17 million COVID-19 Innovation Fund

07 Jul 2020 Winning innovations include an edible anti-viral coating for food, a test for micronutrient deficiencies’ effect on disease strength and dynamic pricing technology which can decrease supermarket food waste by over 40%
EIT Food Accelerator Network announces its third cohort of disruptive agrifood startups

EIT Food Accelerator Network announces its third cohort of disruptive agrifood startups

10 Jun 2020 EIT Food announced today the 60 high-impact agrifood startups that have been selected to join the EIT Food Acceleration Network (EIT FAN) in its 6 acceleration hubs across Europe
EIT Food has launched funding opportunity to support agrifood startups and high impact innovations during the COVID-19 crisis

EIT Food has launched 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