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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

EIT Food announces new projects to accelerate innovation in sustainable aquaculture

EIT Food announces new projects to accelerate innovation in sustainable aquaculture

08 Jun 2021 EIT Food announces the results of its sustainable aquaculture competition, with seven new projects launching and 18 new partners joining the world's largest food innovation community, supported by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT)
FoodUnfolded® launches German platform to help audiences across Germany, Austria and Switzerland to understand the food sector

FoodUnfolded® launches German platform to help audiences across Germany, Austria and Switzerland to understand the food sector

02 Jun 2021 European public information platform FoodUnfolded® has launched Foodunfolded
New Coalition Announces Bold Plan to Decarbonize Europe’s Food System

New Coalition Announces Bold Plan to Decarbonize Europe’s Food System

04 May 2021 Partners form a European farmer-centric initiative to accelerate progress toward European Green Deal carbon neutrality goals