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EIT Food at the International Food Journalism Festival in Turin - 21-22 February 2019 News

EIT Food at the International Food Journalism Festival in Turin - 21-22 February 2019

20 Feb 2019   Is it possible to innovate food with and for the consumer? This will be the provocative question opening the panel debate organised by EIT Food at the 4th edition...
EIT Food Discovered: Looking forward to the future of food News

EIT Food Discovered: Looking forward to the future of food

15 Feb 2019 This month our mighty Public Affairs two-man team, Giovanni Colombo and Barbaros Corekoglu, give their views on their different roles and how Public Affairs (PA) is making a difference to...
From food waste to food gain EIT Food Projects

From food waste to food gain

15 Feb 2019 In 2018, Belgian retail chain and EIT Food partner, Colruyt, launched a student competition to reduce their three largest waste streams – bananas, bread and potatoes.
Call EIT Food RIS Consumer Engagement Labs News

Call EIT Food RIS Consumer Engagement Labs

13 Feb 2019 EIT Food is looking for consortia of organisations from Lithuania, Poland, Portugal and Spain, including scientific organisations, companies and non-governmental organisations, which would participate in the implementation of EIT Food...
EIT JumpStarter 2019 EIT Food Projects

EIT JumpStarter 2019

06 Feb 2019 Turn your food related idea into a successful business concept - Apply now for the EIT JumpStarter 2019
Winners announced for  EIT Food Accelerator Network Programme News

Winners announced for EIT Food Accelerator Network Programme

28 Nov 2018 Leuven, 28 November 2018 – The European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) Food has  announced today the winners of its 2018 Food Accelerator Network Programme: Agri Marketplace, Jet-Eat and Wisefood . The...

Recent press releases

207 ground-breaking innovations and ventures awarded €60 million from EIT Crisis Response Initiative

207 ground-breaking innovations and ventures awarded €60 million from EIT Crisis Response Initiative

14 Sep 2020 As part of the EU’s efforts to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic, the European Institute of Innovation and Technology is proud to announce the EIT Crisis Response Initiative results: EUR 60 million awarded to 207 innovation projects and ventures from 32 countries
Kerry Group joins the EIT Food Community

Kerry Group joins the EIT Food Community

13 Aug 2020 Kerry Group becomes the latest organisation to join the EIT Food Community as network partner
EIT Food’s COVID-19 Bridge Fund invests over €5 million to support 13 innovative agrifood startups

EIT Food’s COVID-19 Bridge Fund invests over €5 million to support 13 innovative agrifood startups

06 Aug 2020 New announcement reflects EIT Food’s status as one of Europe’s most active agrifood investors