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New food trends come to life at the Food Fashion Festival News

New food trends come to life at the Food Fashion Festival

05 Jul 2019 What is the role of social media in the way food is produced? How do new food trends such as veganism determine our eating habits? These are some of the...
EIT Food selects 14 mature agrifood startups to drive disruption of the food system Startup News

EIT Food selects 14 mature agrifood startups to drive disruption of the food system

03 Jul 2019 On July 3 we were delighted to inform 14 agrifood startups from 10 different countries that they had been accepted into the 3rd cohort of the EIT Food RisingFoodStars community.
Supporting disruptive agrifood startups with the EIT Food Innovation Prize Competition 2019 News

Supporting disruptive agrifood startups with the EIT Food Innovation Prize Competition 2019

25 Jun 2019 We speak to 3 winners of the 2018 EIT Food Innovation Prize Competition to learn how access to startup funding, mentors and pitch training has helped them grow their businesses and their...
EIT Food Accelerator Network announces second cohort of agrifood startups EIT Food Projects

EIT Food Accelerator Network announces second cohort of agrifood startups

19 Jun 2019 Leuven, 19 June 2019 – EIT Food (The food Innovation Community of the European Institute of Innovation & Technology) announced today the 54 high-impact agrifood startups that have been selected to join the...
2019 workshops have launched! EIT Food Projects

2019 workshops have launched!

03 Jun 2019 During our second edition of the RIS Fellowships project, we received a total number of 191 applications from MSc students and postgraduates.
EIT Food and EIT Health Partners identify areas for cooperation at the Food4Health Workshop News

EIT Food and EIT Health Partners identify areas for cooperation at the Food4Health Workshop

03 Jun 2019 The role of nutrition in preventing disease, and in helping cancer patients maintain their health, were part of the discussion when members of the EIT Food and EIT Health communities...

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EIT Food selects 14 mature agrifood startups to drive disruption of the food system

EIT Food selects 14 mature agrifood startups to drive disruption of the food system

03 Jul 2019 On July 3 we were delighted to inform 14 agrifood startups from 10 different countries that they had been accepted into the 3rd cohort of the EIT Food RisingFoodStars community
EIT Food Accelerator Network announces second cohort of agrifood startups

EIT Food Accelerator Network announces second cohort of agrifood startups

19 Jun 2019 Leuven, 19 June 2019 – EIT Food (The food Innovation Community of the European Institute of Innovation & Technology) announced today the 54 high-impact agrifood startups that have been selected to join the EIT Food Acceleration Network (EIT FAN) in its 5 acceleration hubs across Europe
Appointment of new Chairperson of the Supervisory Board

Appointment of new Chairperson of the Supervisory Board

12 Mar 2019 The Supervisory Board of EIT Food in its meeting of February 21, 2019 in Leuven has decided to appoint Mr