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“EU United Against the Virus” Hackathon News

“EU United Against the Virus” Hackathon

17 Apr 2020 Innovators, start-ups and makers of all sorts in Europe are working to develop innovative solutions to be deployed in the short-term to alleviate the negative consequences of the corona crisis....
FoodHIVE: enhancing connections and communication within a food innovation community News

FoodHIVE: enhancing connections and communication within a food innovation community

16 Apr 2020 The challenges we are facing in the food system can only be solved by working and innovating together, and so when you are trying to transform the food system, collaboration...
Robin Food transforms surplus vegetables into soups for social grocery stores and food aid News

Robin Food transforms surplus vegetables into soups for social grocery stores and food aid

10 Apr 2020 Today EIT Food, together with 4 partners enVie, Rikolto, RIMO and Riso launch a new soup, with a great story: Robin Food. The soup is made from fresh surplus vegetables that...
Call for expressions of interest to carry out facilitation activities to foster a water-efficient and water-saving economy News

Call for expressions of interest to carry out facilitation activities to foster a water-efficient and water-saving economy

23 Mar 2020 EIT Climate-KIC is looking for an organisation and/or professional(s) that would carry out some activities within the project “Finding innovative solutions for water scarcity in Southern Europe...
Call for proposals to carry out activities to build entrepreneurial capacities for women in the agrifood business EIT Food Projects

Call for proposals to carry out activities to build entrepreneurial capacities for women in the agrifood business

03 Mar 2020 EIT Food is looking for 3 organisations based in the South of Europe, namely from Greece, Italy, Portugal, Spain or Turkey and 2 organisations based in the East of Europe, namely from...
EIT Food’s partnership with Microsoft and Danone to accelerate AI startups to improve the food system together News

EIT Food’s partnership with Microsoft and Danone to accelerate AI startups to improve the food system together

28 Feb 2020 EIT Food continues to broaden its community of people who care about food and its impact on our health and planet by partnering with Microsoft and Danone to select and...

Recent press releases

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
Robin Food transforms surplus vegetables into soups for social grocery stores and food aid

Robin Food transforms surplus vegetables into soups for social grocery stores and food aid

10 Apr 2020 Today EIT Food, together with 4 partners enVie, Rikolto, RIMO and Riso launch a new soup, with a great story: Robin Food