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A Summer of impact News

A Summer of impact

19 Nov 2018 Why is leadership so important for innovation and entrepreneurship in the food sector? Why is Design Thinking necessary for the future of Europe’s food supply? And can a...
A flavour of things to come News

A flavour of things to come

18 Nov 2018 Johan Langenbick, co-founder and CEO of the food technology startup FoodPairing, explains why flavour is the key to changing consumer eating habits and how his company grew from a single...
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...

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