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Growing the EIT Food RisingFoodStars community: 15 new start-ups join our network Startup News

Growing the EIT Food RisingFoodStars community: 15 new start-ups join our network

13 Aug 2018   On 02 July 2018 we were pleased to inform another 15 agrifood startups that their application to join the EIT Food Community as our second cohort of RisingFoodStars had been accepted.
Spotlight Interview: Better Origin, an EIT Food RisingFoodStar Startup News

Spotlight Interview: Better Origin, an EIT Food RisingFoodStar

13 Aug 2018 Better Origin's CSO, Miha Pipan, explains how serendipity led him to become an entrepreneur and why the Black Solider Fly is the ‘crown jewel’ of the insect...
A Citizen Participation Forum on Vertical Farming EIT Food Projects

A Citizen Participation Forum on Vertical Farming

13 Aug 2018 Researcher Mascha Gugganig gets to the root of the Citizen Participation Forum held at the Deutsches Museum in Munich in July 2018.
Cross-KIC EIT Food & Health News

Cross-KIC EIT Food & Health

18 Jun 2018 Innovators, researchers and entrepreneurs in the European food sector met at Koppert Biological Systems’ headquarters in the Netherlands last week Thrusday to inspire collaboration and innovation in this sector...
EIT Food’s CEO calls for stronger R&I in food News

EIT Food’s CEO calls for stronger R&I in food

15 Jun 2018 Speaking at the Bulgarian EU Presidency’s conference “Research & Innovation for Food and Nutrition Security: Transforming our Food Systems”, EIT Food’s CEO Filip Fontaine...
Bridging the trust gap in the food sector News

Bridging the trust gap in the food sector

06 Jun 2018 Dr Anna Macready explains how EIT Food’s TrustTracker® is vital to improving consumers’ faith in the food industry. Discover the article here.

Recent press releases

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