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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...
Our EIT Food booth at Hapje Tapje 2019 News

Our EIT Food booth at Hapje Tapje 2019

21 Aug 2019 Every year, the culinary event Hapje Tapje takes place in the centre of Leuven. The 31st edition of the annual event attracted more than 60 000 people! We were present here...
163 applications received in the 1st call for Food4Health Expressions of Interest News

163 applications received in the 1st call for Food4Health Expressions of Interest

20 Aug 2019 The first Food4Health call was open from 29 May to 26 June.
Commitment to sustainable food packaging EIT Food Projects

Commitment to sustainable food packaging

14 Aug 2019 Bosch Packaging Technology has published a press release about the EIT Food "inPaper" project, that aims to develop sustainable paper-based solutions to replace plastic packaging.

Recent press releases

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