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Why gender balance is the key to delivering a sustainable food system

Why gender balance is the key to delivering a sustainable food system

30 Sep 2019 A recent report by McKinsey entitled ‘Women in Food’ has highlighted a huge gender imbalance in the food sector. We met with Dr Shima Barakat from the University...
Trust the twin: Digitalisation to improve transparency in the food value chain News

Trust the twin: Digitalisation to improve transparency in the food value chain

30 Sep 2019 Good food is essential for our health, and food systems are critical infrastructures for supplying healthy food. Consumers feel good if they know the food that they are eating is...
Masters of future innovation: developing the next generation of talent in the food system News

Masters of future innovation: developing the next generation of talent in the food system

30 Sep 2019 If we are really serious about transforming the food system, we need to make sure we develop the right talent with the right skills who are able to drive this...
How to get your child to eat more vegetables News

How to get your child to eat more vegetables

23 Sep 2019 We spoke to Dr Natalie Masento from the University of Reading who explains how the EIT Food SEE & EAT Project is helping parents to help overcome their children&rsquo...
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

Recent press releases

Winners announced for EIT Food Accelerator Network Programme

Winners announced for EIT Food Accelerator Network Programme

13 Nov 2019 The European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) Food has announced today the winners of its 2019 EIT Food Accelerator Network Programme: Orbem AI, uFraction8 and Trigger Systems
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