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World Food Day #FoodWasteHero challenge News

World Food Day #FoodWasteHero challenge

28 Sep 2018 Get involved on World Food Day to help raise awareness around food waste challenges on social media.
What food will we be eating in space in the future? News

What food will we be eating in space in the future?

27 Sep 2018 We blast off with this week’s blog as we catch up with Angelo Vermeulen, a space systems researcher and biologist, to explore what foods astronauts eat in space...
Climate-KIC course: How to increase efficiently the role of short food supply chains? Other related news

Climate-KIC course: How to increase efficiently the role of short food supply chains?

25 Sep 2018 We invite you to join Climate KICs program to learn and apply various tools for system innovation, to engage directly with stakeholders in Budapest and Valencia, meetwith experts, and work...
Six nominations for EIT Food projects, start-ups and women entrepreneurs News

Six nominations for EIT Food projects, start-ups and women entrepreneurs

04 Sep 2018 Two EIT Food projects, two start-ups and two women entrepreneurs have been nominated in three award categories from the top graduates, entrepreneurs and innovators across Europe as part of the...
EIT Food discovered: from bed bugs to business creation News

EIT Food discovered: from bed bugs to business creation

16 Aug 2018 This month CLC NW’s Business Creation Programme Manager, Lukxmi Balathasan, gives us her reflections on her role and why we should all live our objectives.
Expanding disruption with our 16 meter Food Innovation Booth News

Expanding disruption with our 16 meter Food Innovation Booth

16 Aug 2018 On sunday August 5th, EIT Food CLC West had the unique opportunity to host for the first time ever 16 meter long Food Innovation Booth. Discover how more than 10,000 visitors...

Recent press releases

EIT Food report reveals lasting impact of COVID-19 pandemic on European food behaviours

EIT Food report reveals lasting impact of COVID-19 pandemic on European food behaviours

01 Dec 2020 Survey of 5,000 consumers in 10 European countries reveals how lockdown has had a profound impact on food purchasing and consumption
EIT awards two flagship education programmes with prestigious accreditation

EIT awards two flagship education programmes with prestigious accreditation

26 Nov 2020 EIT Food has been awarded the notable EIT Label Certificate by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology for two of their flagship education programmes - Masters in Food Systems and the doctoral Global Food Venture programme
Europe’s top agrifood startups announced at Venture Summit

Europe’s top agrifood startups announced at Venture Summit

18 Nov 2020 €300,000 awarded to EIT Food Accelerator Network startups to fast-track agrifood innovations