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The ‘Los Salvacomidas’ initiative ends tomorrow after delivering 60,000 healthy children’s meals and recovering 3,000 kilograms of food News

The ‘Los Salvacomidas’ initiative ends tomorrow after delivering 60,000 healthy children’s meals and recovering 3,000 kilograms of food

29 Jun 2020 The initiative had the help of over 100 volunteers and over 50 NGOs, as well as the contribution of food from Angulas Aguinaga, Danone, Grupo AN, Bacalaos Alkorta, Okin, and Plá...
EIT Food Accelerator Network announces its third cohort of disruptive agrifood startups News

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. The chosen startups...
Applications open for startups coping with Water Scarcity in Southern Europe! News

Applications open for startups coping with Water Scarcity in Southern Europe!

27 May 2020 The initiative seeks to promote 30 businesses that, through technological and social innovations as well as new services, provide tools to face the increasing issue of water access. The programme will...
EIT Food launches “Los Salvacomidas” an initiative to deliver over 60,000 healthy children’s meals News

EIT Food launches “Los Salvacomidas” an initiative to deliver over 60,000 healthy children’s meals

20 May 2020 The project seeks to help vulnerable families with children that have been affected by the Coronavirus outbreak providing them with nutritious meals and educating them on healthy eating habits. ...
EIT Food has launched funding opportunity to support agrifood startups and high impact innovations during the COVID-19 crisis Press

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.
EIT Crisis Response Initiative News

EIT Crisis Response Initiative

13 May 2020 The EIT Governing Board has decided to mobilise EUR 60 million of additional funding to innovators powering high-impact solutions that tackle this unprecedented social and economic challenge.

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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