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Great Teams and Innovative Business Ideas at Second Cross-KIC EIT RIS Business Planning Bootcamp in Budapest, Hungary News

Great Teams and Innovative Business Ideas at Second Cross-KIC EIT RIS Business Planning Bootcamp in Budapest, Hungary

18 May 2018   Organised jointly by EIT Health, EIT RawMaterials and EIT Food in cooperation with Climate-KIC, the second edition of the Business Ideas Competition has become a proven concept, successful in...
Nestlé aiming at 100% recyclable or reusable packaging by 2025 Partner News

Nestlé aiming at 100% recyclable or reusable packaging by 2025

13 May 2018 Nestlé today announced its ambition to make 100% of its packaging recyclable or re-usable by 2025. Its vision is that none of its packaging, including plastics, ends up in landfill or...
Peter van Bladeren steps down after two years as Chairman of EIT Food’s Supervisory Board News

Peter van Bladeren steps down after two years as Chairman of EIT Food’s Supervisory Board

17 Mar 2018   EIT Food announces that Professor Peter van Bladeren, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of EIT Food’s Board of Management, has stepped down as member and Chair per...

Recent press releases

RisingFoodStars gains traction: 20 scaleups joining the unique network

RisingFoodStars gains traction: 20 scaleups joining the unique network

21 Jul 2020 Twenty high-impact agtech and foodtech early scaleups have been selected to join EIT Food’s RisingFoodStars Association, a pan-European network that provides its members with tailored support and mentoring alongside valuable exposure to influential individuals and organisations
Zoetis joins the EIT Food Community

Zoetis joins the EIT Food Community

28 Jul 2020 EIT Food is delighted to announce that Zoetis, the world’s leading animal health company, has joined EIT Food as a core partner
EIT Food announces recipients of €6.17 million COVID-19 Innovation Fund

EIT Food announces recipients of €6.17 million COVID-19 Innovation Fund

07 Jul 2020 Winning innovations include an edible anti-viral coating for food, a test for micronutrient deficiencies’ effect on disease strength and dynamic pricing technology which can decrease supermarket food waste by over 40%