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Trust the twin: Digitalisation to improve transparency in the food value chain News

Trust the twin: Digitalisation to improve transparency in the food value chain

30 Sep 2019 Good food is essential for our health, and food systems are critical infrastructures for supplying healthy food. Consumers feel good if they know the food that they are eating is...
Masters of future innovation: developing the next generation of talent in the food system News

Masters of future innovation: developing the next generation of talent in the food system

30 Sep 2019 If we are really serious about transforming the food system, we need to make sure we develop the right talent with the right skills who are able to drive this...
How to get your child to eat more vegetables News

How to get your child to eat more vegetables

23 Sep 2019 We spoke to Dr Natalie Masento from the University of Reading who explains how the EIT Food SEE & EAT Project is helping parents to help overcome their children&rsquo...
Doubled number of interns in the 2nd edition of the EIT Food RIS Fellowships News

Doubled number of interns in the 2nd edition of the EIT Food RIS Fellowships

20 Sep 2019 We are more than proud to announce that this year, 50 students from 28 RIS countries have attended their internship projects. 15 Ph.D. and 35 MSc students took their chance and succeeded in...
Food startup ideas to save the world News

Food startup ideas to save the world

12 Sep 2019 A well-recognised entrepreneur competition rewarded winning sustainable ideas at the yearly Food Festival in Aarhus
Recognising the food entrepreneurs transforming the food system News

Recognising the food entrepreneurs transforming the food system

04 Sep 2019 As part of EIT Food’s mission to transform the food system, it is important to recognise and reward the change-makers that are helping tackle society’s greatest...

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Twelve finalists of 2019 EIT Food Accelerator Network announced

Twelve finalists of 2019 EIT Food Accelerator Network announced

18 Oct 2019 The European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) Food  announced today the selection of the twelve finalists of its 2019 EIT Food Accelerator Network (EIT FAN) programme
World Food Day 2019

World Food Day 2019

16 Oct 2019 Our food systems are in crisis and unless we work together and take urgent actions, we are at risk of a continued rise in rates of hunger, obesity and diet-related chronic diseases
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