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New EIT initiative launched to boost innovation in higher education News

New EIT initiative launched to boost innovation in higher education

24 Mar 2021 The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) is launching the HEI Initiative: Innovation Capacity Building for Higher Education − a new initiative to unlock the full innovation potential of...
EIT Food will reward SMEs and startups that work in the value chain of the olive sector in Europe News

EIT Food will reward SMEs and startups that work in the value chain of the olive sector in Europe

17 Mar 2021 This European prize, worth 4,000 euros, has been included in the Juan Ramón Guillén Foundation Awards. The deadline for candidate submissions is the 15th of May 2021.
Market validation is a key process often overlooked by entrepreneurs News

Market validation is a key process often overlooked by entrepreneurs

17 Feb 2021 Entrepreneurs and startups are developing valuable innovations that are shaping the future of tomorrow’s food system, so it is healthier, more sustainable and trusted
EIT Strategy 2021-2027 agreed News

EIT Strategy 2021-2027 agreed

29 Jan 2021 The European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) welcomes the political agreement reached between the European Parliament and EU Member States on its legal basis and its new...
The proteins of the future: Keys to making them known News

The proteins of the future: Keys to making them known

28 Jan 2021 The development of alternative proteins has emerged as one of the main fields of food innovation in Europe. But, are consumers ready to introduce new or unfamiliar food products into...
Farmers chosen as most trusted group within the food sector by European consumers News

Farmers chosen as most trusted group within the food sector by European consumers

28 Jan 2021 Study of 20,000 consumers across 18 European countries reveals trust in the food sector has increased over the course of 2020, yet the majority of consumers don’t consider the sector to...

Recent press releases

EIT Food announces new projects to accelerate innovation in sustainable aquaculture

EIT Food announces new projects to accelerate innovation in sustainable aquaculture

08 Jun 2021 EIT Food announces the results of its sustainable aquaculture competition, with seven new projects launching and 18 new partners joining the world's largest food innovation community, supported by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT)
FoodUnfolded® launches German platform to help audiences across Germany, Austria and Switzerland to understand the food sector

FoodUnfolded® launches German platform to help audiences across Germany, Austria and Switzerland to understand the food sector

02 Jun 2021 European public information platform FoodUnfolded® has launched Foodunfolded
New Coalition Announces Bold Plan to Decarbonize Europe’s Food System

New Coalition Announces Bold Plan to Decarbonize Europe’s Food System

04 May 2021 Partners form a European farmer-centric initiative to accelerate progress toward European Green Deal carbon neutrality goals